Archive for 'Entrepreneurship'

Hurry! Register Today to Receive the 50% Early-Bird Discount!

Hurry! Register Today to Receive the 50% Early-Bird Discount!

Posted on 08. Aug, 2011 by .

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Early registration is NOW OPEN for the 5th Annual Opportunity Green – the premier sustainable event happening November 10-11, 2011 at Los Angeles Center Studios. Sign-up before August 16th to receive the 50% early-bird discount, while it’s still available.

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OG25 Green Business Start Up Competition Winner: Zimride

OG25 Green Business Start Up Competition Winner: Zimride

Posted on 04. Jan, 2011 by .

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Zimride @ Opportunity Green from Opportunity Green on Vimeo. Carpool 2.0, is how Lisa Galindo refers to Zimride, the OG25 Business Start Up competition winner. With a goal to bring […]

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Panel: Green Product Design and the Drive Toward Zero

Posted on 23. Sep, 2010 by .

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It was back to the Mad Men sound stage for a panel discussion this afternoon, and sadly, no sight of that rascal Don Draper. Sigh … But even better, messenger […]

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Morning Keynotes: We’re All Connected

Morning Keynotes: We’re All Connected

Posted on 23. Sep, 2010 by .

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Interconnectivity was the definitive theme of this morning’s keynotes. First, Rick Ridgeway, Rick Ridgeway, vice president of environmental programs and communication for Patagonia, addressed the need to create landscape connectivity. […]

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Patagonia’s Rick Ridgeway Says the Real Message of Transparency Is: We’re All In This Together

Patagonia’s Rick Ridgeway Says the Real Message of Transparency Is: We’re All In This Together

Posted on 22. Sep, 2010 by .

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Read an excerpt from our interview with Rick Ridgeway, vice president of environmental programs and communication at Patagonia. He talks about how sharing ideas—even with competitors—has helped his company stay […]

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New Belgium Brewing’s Jenn Orgolini Says Collaboration is Key

New Belgium Brewing’s Jenn Orgolini Says Collaboration is Key

Posted on 14. Sep, 2010 by .

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Employee-owned New Belgium Brewing Company calls its sustainability program “Alternatively Empowered.” Jenn Orgolini, New Belgium’s sustainability director, defines the term this way: “It indicates the different slant to business that […]

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Putting the Right Foot Foward: Interview with Kyle Berner, Owner of Feelgoodz

Putting the Right Foot Foward: Interview with Kyle Berner, Owner of Feelgoodz

Posted on 15. Apr, 2010 by .

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Opportunity Green: You’re a self proclaimed flip flop enthusiast. Why flip flops? Kyle Berner: When I was growing up, my Mom used to call me “The Barefoot Kid.”  I never […]

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Ross Evans at TED Active

Ross Evans at TED Active

Posted on 11. Feb, 2010 by .

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Ross Evans a serial social entrepreneur whom I invited to the Better World by Design Conference who brought his successful bike company Xtracycles. He also invented “Bike Surfing”. He has […]

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