Sustainable Brands® Introduces Networking Hub Designed to Accelerate Net Positive Impact

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Activation Hub at SB’14 San Diego to offer brand innovation tools and collaboration opportunities SAN FRANCISCO, March 19 2014 – Sustainable Brands® recently announced the Activation Hub, a new and integral component of SB’14 San Diego, June 2-5, 2014, at the Paradise Point Resort and Spa. As a central networking hub, it will serve as […]

Sustainability @ GAI

Sustainability Chairman, Alan Gilman

The Sustainability Committee at GAI was formed on Earth Day in 2009. However, this was not the beginning of GAI’s sustainable business practices. Our employees have promoted the firm’s awareness of environmentally friendly office products and recycling options for years, and each office handled sustainability differently. In 2009, GAI’s executive staff determined that a coordinated approach […]

Northern California Innovators Vie for Angel Investment

John Gregory of Innovate North State, host of Sierra Nevada Innovation Challenge; Payam Fardanesh of Silk Road Soda, Kathryn Schifferle of Work Truck Solutions(Web/IT 1); Erik Duisenberg of AudioTag (Web IT2), Ben Forman of Intuitive Motion for their product Zboard (Consumer Products) and Jackson Corley of Incrediwear (Health & Medical). Photo by Debra Atlas

Written by Debra Atlas Companies are finding they need to expand their innovation efforts to meet consumer demand for greener products and services. And angel investors are eagerly seeking to invest in these kinds of companies. These two forces collided on April 2nd at the 3rd annual Sierra Nevada Innovation Challenge. Thirty five start-ups and […]

Green Comes in Many Colors

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  Green Comes in Many Colors is a new future model for the way businesses should conduct themselves in the world.  As a green business, their mission is to recycle items that would normally be burned or go into a landfills.  But, they don’t stop there!  They are providing dignified, good-paying jobs to women overseas […]

U.S. Green Chamber CEO Receives International Award

Michelle Thatcher receives award in India

Michelle Thatcher, CEO of the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce, has received the Global Excellence Award as part of the Sustainable Brands Summit in Mumbai, India.  Dr. R.L. Bhatia, founder of the World Brand Congress and World CSR Day, presented the award as part of the three day event. The summit focused on developing and […]