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How can I encourage my staff not to bring their cars to work?

3:00AM | Thursday, 28 March 2013 |  Actively encouraging environmentally friendly practices among employees is an extremely commendable act for any small business owner.

Straw seat a natural development

12:46PM | Thursday, 1 December 2011 |  A children’s seat made from completely biodegradable material, which literally sprouts and grows at the end of its life, is now a reality.

Echoing Green Fellowship to stump up $90k for social start-ups

11:33PM | Tuesday, 22 November 2011 |  Social start-ups are being encouraged to apply for the Echoing Green Fellowship, which provides up to $90,000 in capital for entrepreneurs to launch their start-ups and build capacity.

Get your team thinking green

11:23PM | Wednesday, 9 November 2011 |  The carbon tax has now passed through the Senate and I’ve got a simple message for entrepreneurs – start thinking about it now.

Are there any good ways that we can keep our operational costs down in our new office?

11:37PM | Monday, 7 November 2011 |  Smart office managers tend to keep one eye on the bottom line and one eye on environmental performance, so reducing energy use is clearly a win/win proposition.

Clean energy gets innovative

9:10PM | Wednesday, 28 September 2011 |  I have stumbled across a few developments in the sustainability world recently that should provide Australian start-ups with food for thought. BY RICHARD NICOL.

What happens to sustainability when everyone stops spending?

9:56PM | Wednesday, 14 September 2011 |  Times of poor economic activity are often when the best opportunities arise. What can sustainability do for your business, other than trim costs?

Green office savings

8:33PM | Wednesday, 31 August 2011 |  With rising energy prices the efficiency of your office space will affect your running costs more and more into the future.

Kayweb Angels launches first investment whoisgreen.com

8:46PM | Tuesday, 30 August 2011 |  US-based Kayweb Angels has unveiled its inaugural investment – whoisgreen.com, an Australian-led website that allows consumers to search for businesses who employ sustainable environmental practises.

The carbon tax opportunities

8:13PM | Wednesday, 3 August 2011 |  A price on carbon will reward businesses that embrace the opportunities and punish the dinosaurs who resist change.
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