Monthly Archives: December 2012

Free Simple Social Media Icon Set

December 29, 2012
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I wanted a simple, no fancy stuff, social icons set to use and a lot of the ones I was seeing online were not as up to date as I’d have liked or they messed with the look of the company’s logo too much (note: all those companies do have usage requirements for their logos…

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President Obama’s Major Challenge: Climate Change.

December 27, 2012
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President Obama’s Major Challenge: Climate Change.

Source: etsy.com via Moms Clean Air Force on Pinterest The aging power plants that generate our electricity churn out more than two billion tons of carbon pollution every single year. Why it’s so important that President Obama use his full authority under the Clean Air Act. * via our friends at NRDC. 2012 was a…

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Mobile Search Craze

December 26, 2012
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People are Searching Mobile Of late, the craze of Internet surfing has been tremendous, and it is steadily increasing. After all, Internet use is not just limited to PCs anymore. An increasing number of people are accessing the Internet on their new 3G & 4G smart phones.  Due to the immense increase in the use…

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Is Your Site Mobile-Friendly?

December 20, 2012
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Quick!  You need an answer to a question!  You are looking for a product or service! Where is the first place you will turn?  If you are like 40 percent of all people, you use your mobile device to search the Internet.  While traditional websites are designed to work well on a regular screen, chances…

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Winners Announced for People & Planet Awards in Clean Energy

December 19, 2012
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Winners Announced for People & Planet Awards in Clean Energy

Congratulations to the second round of winners in Green America’s quarterly People & Planet Awards, recognizing America’s best small green businesses: Clean Currents, Third Sun Solar and Wind, and City Roots. The People & Planet Awards recognize innovative entrepreneurial U.S. businesses that deeply integrate environmental and social considerations into their strategies and operations. This round…

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Fall Green Festivals Take Off

December 19, 2012
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Fall Green Festivals Take Off

The fall Green Festivals were packed with excitement and inspiration as tens of thousands of attendees in San Francisco and Los Angeles celebrated at the nation’s biggest party with a purpose. Check out some great videos and media coverage to experience the events. Mother Nature Network posted their wrap-up of the LA Green Festival, highlighting…

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Holiday Green Gift Guide

December 19, 2012
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Holiday Green Gift Guide

Our Green Gift Guide makes green gift giving easier with special offers from certified green businesses. The Green Gift Guide brings you to the greenest shoppers in the marketplace this holiday season. Reach green shoppers today! Direct consumer sales to your e-business through the Green Gift Guide. The Guide currently features over 35 special discounts…

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Help GBN Members Recover from Hurricane Sandy

December 19, 2012
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Help GBN Members Recover from Hurricane Sandy

The devastating impact of Hurricane Sandy hit two of our members – IceStone and PeaceKeeper Cause-Metics. Help them recover – donate to their fundraising projects to replace what they lost and get their business operations back on track. Based in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, IceStone is a manufacturing company that creates sustainable countertop materials made…

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Small Business Owners Talk Taxes With President Obama

December 19, 2012
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Small Business Owners Talk Taxes With President Obama

President Obama met with small business owners representing the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC), who advocated for ending the Bush tax cuts for the top two percent of earners. The fifteen business owners are members of ASBC partner organizations, including Green America’s Green Business Network, Business for Shared Prosperity (BSP), Social Venture Network, and B…

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Ben and Jerry’s Becomes First Wholly Owned Subsidiary to Gain B Corp Status

December 19, 2012
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Ben and Jerry’s Becomes First Wholly Owned Subsidiary to Gain B Corp Status

Ben and Jerry’s earned B Corp certification, demonstrating that their social and environmental mission has not eroded under control of their parent company Unilever. Get highlights of their B Impact Assessment. Ben and Jerry’s earned B Corp certification, demonstrating that their social and environmental mission has not eroded under control of their parent company Unilever.…

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