North Bay's biggest: 14 green building projects; 21 environmental consulting and engineering firms – North Bay Business Journal

The latest North Bay Business Journal research (Lists.NorthBayBusinessJournal.com) focuses on green building projects and environmental consulting and engineering firms. The Green Building Projects list is ranked by square footage of projects. The Environmental Consulting and Engineering Firms list is ranked by 2016 North Bay environmental billings, then by local employees. Detailed information from the lists […]

NYC can lead the solar energy revolution – Crain's New York Business

Imagine capturing all the solar energy that beats down on New York’s rooftops every day. We could power our homes, schools, offices and even our cars, buses and trains with clean and virtually limitless sunshine. Local leaders in New York and other cities across the country can help all of us lead a major transition […]

Green bonds taking off thanks to sovereigns – Business Insider – Business Insider

Environmentalists demonstrate at the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference near Paris.Thomson Reuters An increasing percentage of people today are not solely concerned about outsized returns when they invest their money — they also care about the social impact of their investments. That increased interest has partly spurred the growth of socially responsible investment products and […]

3 Phases of Sustainable Landscape Business Growth – Green Industry Pros

All landscape companies go through different phases, each of which present a set of challenges that must be met in order to advance to the next phase. According to Steven Cohen, a landscape/snow industry veteran and principal of GreenMark Consulting Group, these challenges are fairly predictable. Thus, a company can continue to thrive in the […]

Rovio Entertainment: “Angry Birds, Happy Planet” climate action … – Business Wire (press release)

ESPOO, Finland–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rovio Entertainment and Sony Pictures humbled to join esteemed honorees including U.S. President Barack Obama for championing solutions to the planet’s most urgent challenges The UN Foundation has recognized Rovio Entertainment and Sony Pictures with a Global Leadership Award for the “Angry Birds, Happy Planet” global marketing and outreach campaign to raise awareness […]

Green Building Entrepreneurs Think Sustainability is Key to Economic Growth – Business News Daily

Credit: ponsulak/Shutterstock From improving energy efficiency to mitigating the impacts of climate change, businesses have been working to meet the demand of a marketplace that’s ever-more ecologically conscious. One industry in which this shift has been markedly noticeable is construction, where companies have turned to new, more efficient techniques. “In major markets now, conventional construction […]

Ain't no sunshine in the solar energy market, where prices are plunging – San Francisco Business Times

The continued decline comes even as the price of photovoltaic modules – commonly known as solar panels – which represent one of the highest single equipment costs in solar energy systems, have remained relatively steady since 2012. The reports note that the price drop is mainly attributed to “soft” costs in solar energy systems including […]

Switch to green fuel: Gautam Budh Nagar DM to industrialists … – Business Standard

Industrialists should switch to green fuel and help in checking environmental pollution, DM said Press Trust of India  |  Greater Noida  August 10, 2016 Last Updated at 06:57 IST http://mybs.in/2TGq2E3 Copy tiny URL to save and share articles. The district administration of Gautam Budh Nagar appealed the industrialists to switch to green fuels and install […]

Pressure mounts on car emissions – is green fuel the answer? – Business Green

Transport Secretary moots tax hike for diesel vehicles to cut air pollution, as experts suggest government must introduce bio-based petrol to meet EU targets It has been 10 months since the US Environmental Protection Agency discovered Volkswagen intentionally cheated emissions tests to make its diesel cars appear more environmentally friendly than they actually were. Since […]