Green Business

Why Small Business Owners Are Switching to Alternative-Fuel Vehicles

Hybrid, electric and clean-diesel models have taken hold of the U. S. auto market. But what does that mean for your bottom line? These 'treps tell us why they have gone green.
Growth Strategies

7 Ideas for 'Greening' Your Shipping Strategy

These tips can make your company's packages more eco-friendly, and maybe even improve your bottom line.
Marketing

5 Ways 'Big Data' Is Changing the World

From shoe shopping to privacy concerns, 'big data' has big implications.
Entrepreneurs

How an Eco-Friendly Fashion Startup Landed on Top Retailers' Shelves in 6 Months

See how these young treps turned a winning Kickstarter campaign into a thriving business in just a few months.
Growth Strategies

PooPooPaper's Inspired Recycling

An eco-minded entrepreneur finds inspiration for his paper products from an unlikely source.
Starting a Business

Zipcar: Two Moms, a Business Idea and $68 in the Bank

The story of the popular car-sharing service started by two moms in Massachusetts could be an inspiration for your new business.
Growth Strategies

Bars Go Green

How eco-friendly practices are helping drinking establishments attract a loyal clientele.
Growth Strategies

Green Power: A Low-Cost Boost to Your Brand and Bottom Line

An EPA program offers business owners an easy and relatively inexpensive way to take care of the planet and also improve their image among employees and customers.
Finance

Microloans Make a Macro Difference

A Texas businesswoman fetched the amount she needed to open an eco-friendly pet store
Finance

10 Ways to Green Your Retail Store

It can be hard to make expensive changes that could bring big energy savings, such as adding insulation or installing skylights. But you should.
Entrepreneurs

A Dorm-Room Startup on an Environmental Mission

A student entrepreneur vows to make an environmental impact with his online wedding invitations.
Starting a Business

A Grow-Your-Own Business For Herbivores

With Urban Cultivator appliances, foodies can grow fresh herbs and greens in their kitchens year-round.
Growth Strategies

The Method Vision: Green Consumers Want to Have Fun, Too

This guiding principle helped the founders of an eco-friendly, entrepreneurial company take its cleaning products from the car trunk to the aisles of Target.
Growth Strategies

Artisan Cheesemaker's Whey of the Future

In a surprisingly competitive world of artisanal cheesemaking, one Wisconsin producer has a taste for helping others.
Growth Strategies

Five-Step Guide to Marketing a Business As Green

Use these tips to avoid common pitfalls and strike the right balance for eco-conscious marketing.