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Al Gore To Promote Clean Tech Start-Ups

Al Gore To Promote Clean Tech Start-Ups

Al Gore is apparently not running for president.  Instead, he has become a venture capitalist as a new partner in Kleiner, Perkins, Caufield, and Byers.  Gore will focus on finding start-ups within the alternative energy source industry, also known as clean tech companies.  For investors, Gore’s position only highlights a growing trend: encouraging green businesses that will pay big in the future.

November 13, 2007

Climate Change Industry Report Released

Climate Change Industry Report Released

In a bi-annual special report released earlier this month, ClimateChangeCorp.com and Ethical Corporation magazine have collaborated to produce a survey of what some call "the climate change industry." For investors, the report provides up to date information on the leading green companies in sectors like energy, technology and construction.

November 5, 2007

Companies As Climate Change Agents Winning On Business Field

Companies As Climate Change Agents Winning On Business Field

Investment research company Innovest just released a report that businesses with a philosophy and practice toward acting on climate change are outperforming their corporate climate-okay rivals. Over the past three years 1500 companies working with sophisticated measures in sustainability and conservation are coming out on top in the enormously competitive business and investment sphere.

October 30, 2007

When is Success Unethical?

When is Success Unethical?

In an age where true monopolies are few and far between, few people question whether a corporation can act unethically simply by being too successful. Tobais Webb, editor-at-large for Ethical Corporation magazine, does.

October 29, 2007

How Green is Your Alma Mater?

How Green is Your Alma Mater?

The Sustainable Endowments Institute has released its 2008 college report card and two-thirds of colleges are showing improved marks this time around. The report found overall improvements in green building projects, recycling, transportation, energy use, and administrative dedication to sustainability.

October 29, 2007

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  • Weapons-maker. Multiple environmental offender.
  • Racial profiling and discrimination
  • World's largest oil company--human rights, oil spills and misinformation about climate change
  • Altria? Formerly known as Philip Morris
  • Numerous ethical problems with largest maker of household products in U.S.