Here’s a gorgeous new lamp that’s sure to catch the eye — and funds, hopefully — of fans of energy efficient LED lighting. Mike Garner, founder of Manifold Lighting has launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding project to start production on Piccolo, a stylish, USB-powered desk LED lamp (don’t worry, it works with USB wall plug adapters) that emits a nice […]
Ketel One and GQ enlist Facebook for eco-entrepreneurs
I’ll raise a glass to that! Ketel One and GQ are searching for the next great idea in eco-friendly entrepreneurship. The companies are running a contest, “A Gentleman’s Call,” to determine which one of five finalists will take home $100,000 to pursue their dreams. And they’re using social media to help name the winner. The ideas range […]
Grow your green SMB customer base with SEO
Today, Office Depot shared some great insights on SMBs and their green business practices. According to the company, a majority of small businesses have adopted eco-friendly practices or are planning to by 2014. Earlier, at Small Business Computing I wrote: Sixty-one percent of small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are actively taking steps to reduce their environmental impact according […]
ecoSocial: Salesforce’s Rypple for greener workplaces?
Is your organization on Salesforce? Now the company is offering a great new way to add some socially-driven momentum to your sustainability efforts. While I was writing up a Salesforce-Rypple integration article for Enterprise Apps Today, it occurred to me that it would make a great tool for not only getting word about green initiatives […]