Green Business

Innovation Now

Obama's Climate-Change Initiatives Expected to Support Cleantech Entrepreneurs

The President unveils a set of executive actions Tuesday that aim to cut carbon pollution and prepare the U.S. for extreme weather changes.
Growth Strategies

Report: Green Business Leads to a Greener Bottom Line

A new survey reveals green products and services give small businesses a competitive advantage.
Starting a Business

The Serial Entrepreneur Who Is Tackling E-Waste With EcoATMs

Automated kiosks that buy back used electronics aim to ease the electronic waste burden and put cash in consumers' pockets.
Growth Strategies

How to Calculate and Reduce Your Business's Carbon Footprint

Conducting a carbon footprint analysis reveals the full spectrum of your company's environmental impact and helps you address it.
Starting a Business

3 Promising Green Startups Attracting Millions From Investors

On Earth Day, we take a look at a crop of promising startups attempting to combat climate change.
Growth Strategies

4 Ways to Green Your Office

With Earth Day approaching, consider these tips to make your office more eco-friendly.
Innovation Now

Former Software Engineer Takes a High-Tech Approach to Farming

How PodPonics transformed an unused lot in Atlanta into a productive farm.
Growth Strategies

7 Trends in 'Green' Business, Not Just for Tree-Huggers

Environmental responsibility is a hot trend for companies, whether or not they target the granola set.
Starting a Business

How One Entrepreneur Turned Restaurant Waste into a Business

Chris Anderson, founder of Golden Fuel Systems, makes straight vegetable oil (SVO) conversion kits for diesel vehicles.
Franchises

A Mobile Waterless Car-Washing Franchise Takes Off

A waterless car wash offers an eco-friendly and affordable option for starting a franchise.
Franchises

Garden Franchise Banks on Organic Food Demand

The gro-O franchise brings home the green.
Growth Strategies

How to Determine Which Eco-Friendly Changes Your Business Should Make

Some green improvements may not be worth the trouble or expense. Here's how to determine which changes will provide the greatest return on investment for your company.
Growth Strategies

7 Eco-Friendly Actions Will Save Your Business Money

Tips from the Green Business Bureau on saving the planet and your bottom line.
Starting a Business

Papernomad Makes Biodegradable Sleeves for Mobile Devices

A low-tech material protects high-tech products and reduces waste.

The Costs and Benefits of Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

Hybrid, electric and clean-diesel models have finally taken hold of the U.S. auto market. But what does that mean for your bottom line? We examine the costs and benefits of alternative-fuel vehicles.