Green Business Trends

President Obama is reaching out to business and employers to modernize paid and parental leave policies in an effort to strengthen the American workplace, American families and the well-being of both parents and children.

New York State is on a roll to go greener with new environmental initiatives: banning sytrofoam in New York City and banning fracking across the state.

What do you think of when you think Harry Potter? Wizards, wands, and Hogwarts? What about Fair Trade? A committed group of fans have followed in Hermione’s activist footsteps to combat labor abuses.

Well beyond the projected growth rates made back in 2002, solar energy is ahead of the goal of 50% of energy solar by 2050. Solar's success has meant ever-expanding opportunity for new green jobs.

Imagine the farm where the veggies you buy grow: sun, water, a plow. But if you think you need all of this to grow food at a large scale, LED power says: think again.

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 15:12

The Ultimate Guide to Crowdfunding

The Ultimate Guide to Crowdfunding presents a map of multiple crowdfunding platforms that cater to the needs of different organizations.

 

Natural Marketing Institute has compiled a 2014 report that discusses in detail the change in consumer knowledge of GMOs and Non-GMO use.

 

Tuesday, 12 August 2014 14:52

The "Schedules That Work" Act

Representatives George Miller (D-CA) and Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) created the “Schedules That Work” Act, which was introduced in the House on July 22nd. The act brings up the issue of the absence of concrete schedule for employees across different industries in the US, and pushes for companies to provide employees with set schedules.

 

Wednesday, 02 July 2014 15:40

Right to Know Colorado Asks For Support

Through battling the interests of conventional grocery stores, Colorado has moved forward with their effort to create support around the creation of GMO labeling in the state. Right to Know Colorado has attained permission by the Colorado state government to collect approximately 86,105 signatures to secure a spot on the November 2014 ballot.

Wednesday, 02 July 2014 15:34

Steve Ells Discusses Grass-Fed Beef

Steve Ells, founder and co-CEO of Chipotle Mexican Grill, recently contributed to the Huffington Post’s “Food for Thought” blog, with an article about Chipotle’s goal to provide customers with high quality food.

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