Net Impact is a new generation of leaders who put together their business skills to work for good throughout every sector. Its main purpose is to show that it’s possible to make a net impact that benefits not just the bottom line, but people and planet too.
GreenBiz.com, Business Voice of the Green Economy, is the leading source for news, opinion, best practices, and other resources on the greening of mainstream business. Launched in 2000, its mission is to provide clear, concise, accurate, and balanced information, resources, and learning opportunities to help companies of all sizes and sectors integrate environmental responsibility into their operations in a manner that supports profitable business practices.
This Community is filled with like-minded entrepreneurs and professionals who understand the unique challenges and opportunities presented by running and working for a green business. Here you can share your thoughts, learn from others, brainstorm, develop partnerships, share best practices, generate ideas for new businesses, network, learn what is working for others, discover cost saving practices, forge alliances, refine strategies to increase profits, get feedback, and much more.
Reuters’ special section on Green Business news.
Sustainability has emerged as a result of significant concerns about the unintended social, environmental, and economic consequences of rapid population growth, economic growth and consumption of our natural resources. In its early years, EPA acted primarily as the nations environmental watchdog, striving to ensure that industries met legal requirements to control pollution. In subsequent years, EPA began to develop theory, tools, and practices that enabled it to move from controlling pollution to preventing it. Today EPA aims to make sustainability the next level of environmental protection by drawing on advances in science and technology to protect human health and the environment, and promoting innovative green business practices.