Environmental protection

News and Articles About Environmental protection

Why Environmental Responsibility Is Good for Your Bottom Line
Green Business

Why Environmental Responsibility Is Good for Your Bottom Line

A foam insulation company retooled its spray foam products and improved its finances, along with the planet, in one fell swoop.
Doug Kramer
3 No-Brainer Reasons Why I'm Going More Green -- and Why You Should Too
Entrepreneur Network

3 No-Brainer Reasons Why I'm Going More Green -- and Why You Should Too

We live in a digital world. Air pollution is killing us. We've got to clean up our oceans and beaches. Case closed.
Bryan Elliott
Florida Woman Closes a Clothing Boutique to Open an Eco-Friendly Cleaning Business
Franchise Players

Florida Woman Closes a Clothing Boutique to Open an Eco-Friendly Cleaning Business

After owning several businesses, Martekei Plange turned to franchising with Coverall as a way to refocus her entrepreneurial career.
Erin Schultz
3 Environmental Problems Entrepreneurs Can Help Solve
Corporate Social Responsibility

3 Environmental Problems Entrepreneurs Can Help Solve

Part of the global entrepreneurial challenge is to build profitable business without causing social and environmental harm.
Firas Kittaneh
Volkswagen Shares Plunge Amid Emissions Scandal
Volkswagen

Volkswagen Shares Plunge Amid Emissions Scandal

The car company could face up to $18 billion in penalties.
Is Small Business Getting a Dirty Deal With Clean Water Act Changes?
Regulations

Is Small Business Getting a Dirty Deal With Clean Water Act Changes?

A change to environmental law is being viewed as a massive land grab that hurts many small companies.
Susan Solovic
How Sustainability Disclosure Creates Competitive Advantage
Sustainability

How Sustainability Disclosure Creates Competitive Advantage

Today's entrepreneurs can position themselves ahead of the pack as more investors integrate environmental factors into their decisions.
Jean Rogers
This Entrepreneur Plans to Save the World, $1 Trillion at a Time
Impact Investing

This Entrepreneur Plans to Save the World, $1 Trillion at a Time

Jigar Shah wants to help the environment -- and he's getting the money to make it happen.
Dennis Price
How a Focus on the Triple Bottom Line Is Captivating Young Workers (Infographic)
Millennials

How a Focus on the Triple Bottom Line Is Captivating Young Workers (Infographic)

Prioritizing people, the planet and profit is crucial for many millennials.
Gloria Larson
Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Dies in U.S. Senate
Legal Issues

Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Dies in U.S. Senate

The massive project -- which could have benefited businesses large and small and created thousands of jobs -- faced mounting opposition from environmentalists and politicians.
Illinois Outlaws Beauty Products Containing Non-Biodegradable Microbeads
Environment

Illinois Outlaws Beauty Products Containing Non-Biodegradable Microbeads

The tiny, synthetic beads -- found in facial cleansers, hand washes and toothpastes -- have been found to pollute our waters and introduce toxic chemicals into the food chain.
Geoff Weiss
Is This the K-Cup's Fatal Flaw?
Environment

Is This the K-Cup's Fatal Flaw?

If K-Cups are considered the future of coffee, new research is calling into question the future of the K-Cup.
Geoff Weiss
Engage Employees When Launching a Workplace Environmental Program
Environment

Engage Employees When Launching a Workplace Environmental Program

Win over leadership as well as rank and file workers with clear overarching objectives, specific goals winning plans and preliminary results from test groups.
Diana Glassman
Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America
Make More Happen

Honor Among Business Owners: These B Corps Are Building a New Code for Corporate America

Take care of your employees, give back to your community, be gentle on the environment and run a business. Sound like pie in the sky? It's not. Here are 10 companies that are doing it.
Catherine Clifford