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BlogNews (November 2, 2010)   A recent episode of The Simpsons depicted Asian workers in sweatshops, producing Simpsons clothing, dolls, and DVDs. The piece has gone viral, reaching millions more, and leading to debate over whether or not the show trivialized a serious issue…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010)   Green America’s Better Paper Project has launched a campaign to encourage National Geographic to become an environmental leader by printing on recycled paper and improving conditions with their paper mill. According to Project Director Frank…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010)   Welcome to members joining us through our new partnership with The Green Spa Network, the only spa industry resource devoted to bringing greening and sustainability to the health, wellness and beauty community. The Green Business Network (GBN…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010) Mike and Julie Braga grow a crop that can't be grown everywhere. See how supporting out-of-state organic farmers helps build local community. In California, the Bragas grow organic pistachios, a crop that can't be grown everywhere in the United…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010) The Investor’s Circle Fall Venture Fair & Forum will be held in Washington, DC on November 10-12. It brings together early stage investors to build a sustainable economy while supporting best-in-class social entrepreneurs. The forum addresses…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010) Green For All is touring California on the Green Jobs Bus, speaking to leaders about moving the state to a green economy. The team, on board the hybrid SUV “bus,” will interview pioneers creating green jobs in ten cities, including Oakland,…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010) TS Designs is partnering with Anvil Knitwear to offer lower-end priced t-shirts while still providing the highest quality of sustainability. TS Designs seeks to support customers at different points on the continuum of sustainability through the…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010) Women and minorities continue to be significantly underrepresented on corporate boards and executive positions, according to a major study. The study, released by released by Calvert Investments, a long-time leader in advocating for corporate…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010) Billionaire investor Warren Buffett called for the federal government to raise taxes on the rich and give tax cuts to everyone else. Interviewed at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit, Buffet expressed his belief that taxes will need to rise in…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010) Check out how LEGO’s Vice President of Sustainability Helle Sofie Kaspersen asked the question, “No one reads our CSR reports---what are we going to do now?” and find out her answer! Ethical Corporation, following their annual Corporate…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010) On November 15th, America Recycles Day, Greenopolis will celebrate with the first Greenopolis Recycling Forum. The forum will bring together companies, consumers, and influential leaders in the environment for a conversation to help shape the…

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BlogNews (November 2, 2010) Recycle Runway’s new fashion collection created from recycled materials is at the Atlanta Airport. This innovative educational programs uses couture fashions made from trash to educate on environmental conservation. One example is the dress…

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BlogNews (October 26, 2010)   Are you a small green business in search of financing? Get an exclusive look into the green loan process at microfinance leader ACCION USA. Register now » Are you a small business with green principles and need working capital?  Are you a…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   Use your Green Business Network membership to get discounts on packaging. Green Business Network members receive one hour of free consultation (a $120 value) on custom packaging available through Salazar Packaging, Inc. and a 10% discount on…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   The Green Business Network has two seats on the Green America board.  We are seeking business members to run in the next election. Board member responsibilities include representing  business members on the board, assisting with fundraising…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   Green Festival returns for our 7th year to the Washington Convention Center Oct. 23-24. We’re bringing together over 350 green businesses and 125 speakers and artists to share sustainable solutions for successful communities and a healthy…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   Join us Tuesday, Oct. 19 to learn about and sign up for the new B2B barter network that lets you use what you have to get what you need—without using cash! REGISTER NOW » Tuesday, October 19, 2 p.m. EST / 1 p.m. CST / 12 p.m. MST / 11 a.m. PST…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   The top five candidates for the 2010 Green Business Leadership Award are IN! This year the candidates are: Canvas Dreams, Divine Chocolate, Klean Kanteen, RSF Social Finance, and To-Go Ware! Voting starts Oct. 11. Green Business Network members…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   The Green Business Network team is searching for more ways to save our members money and connect our businesses with what they need to grow. GBN has created a RFP process to solicit bids for offering web hosting and green office supplies. Please…

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BlogNews (October 7, 2010)   Green America staff joined over two thousand people for ‘Appalachia Rising’ which was the largest national day of action calling for the abolition of mountaintop coal removal and strip mining. The massive mobilization kicked off with a rally…