Earth Day, Green Marketing, and the Polling of America, 2008

It's time for my (second) annual survey of surveys — the bounty of public opinion polls on green topics that seems to sprout every spring in time for Earth Day. A half-dozen or so years ago, there were perhaps a couple such surveys. Today, there are more than a dozen, ranging from substantive to silly to self-serving.

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Can Mobile Phones Eradicate Poverty?

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4 More Climate Saving Technologies

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SOS 21: Serious Gaming in a Virtual World to Save the Real One

by: Eliane Alhadeff

SOS 21 is a Serious Game which allows us to have a better idea concerning our rights and obligations towards the sustainable development challenge.

Serious Games challenging us to play a better future

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A Deeper Dive into the Business of Water

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Shopping for Green Online (An Interview with thepurplebook Founder Hillary Mendelsohn)

by: David Wigder

With the exception of a few select product categories, growing consumer interest in green has not yet translated into substantive changes in purchase behavior by mainstream consumers. Like many nascent categories, green faces many barriers to widespread adoption.

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Attention All Designers! Black Is Green

by Idris  Mootee

Back in Jan this year a blog post titled Black Google Would Save 750 Megawatt-hours a Year proposed the theory that a black version of the Google search engine would save a lot of energy due to the popularity of the search engine.

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Scary Thoughts on Business and Social Change

by: Idris Mootee

The idea of sustainable development is
Halloween stories for corporations. Asking about what it would take to
transform a company into a genuinely sustainable operation raises all sorts of
uncomfortable questions in any strategy discussions. Questions like: What sort
of society do we want? What kind of world do we want our children to live in?
How do we best meet people's needs and drive social change? I have many

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The State of Green Business, 2008

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Long Now Foundation: Slower Pace, Better Future ... Well Maybe

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