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OG11 Morning Keynote: Ben Packard- VP, Global Responsibility, Starbucks

OG11 Morning Keynote: Ben Packard- VP, Global Responsibility, Starbucks

Posted on 10. Nov, 2011 by .

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Adjusting Solution Sets to scale through Collaboration

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Opportunity Green 2011 Preview

Opportunity Green 2011 Preview

Posted on 09. Nov, 2011 by .

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We’ll be sharing the conference experience with you LIVE so stay tuned for updates on our Opportunity Green Facebook page and be sure to follow us on Twitter at @oppgreen for official OG updates, live tweets, and online sustainable business conversation.

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Teaching Sustainability via Rewards: An Interview with Ian Yolles, CSO, Recyclebank

Teaching Sustainability via Rewards: An Interview with Ian Yolles, CSO, Recyclebank

Posted on 07. Nov, 2011 by .

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Recyclebank’s Chief Sustainability Officer, Ian Yolles had a chance to sit down with Yoxi, one of Opportunity Green’s sponsors a few weeks back to talk about gamification as a model for positive change. Ian will be speaking at the conference on Thursday for our panel, Interconnected: Accelerating Green Product Innovation and New Business Models.

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Reinventing the Role of Paper in the Digital World: An Interview With Domtar’s Lewis Fix

Reinventing the Role of Paper in the Digital World: An Interview With Domtar’s Lewis Fix

Posted on 03. Nov, 2011 by .

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Domtar is Opportunity Green’s official paper partner, and has an exciting announcement that will be made at the conference on November 10-11. Last week I spoke with Lewis Fix of pulp & paper company Domtar about sustainability and how a paper giant is evolving to meet the needs of the market today. We talked about what motivates him to continue to lead sustainability initiatives in the paper industry. Lewis says, “I gotta make it really visible, and really simple. I know it can be complex. If you’re making it a little better every time, that’s what matters. We have the opportunity to attract young, engaged people who can make a difference.”

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Top Ten Green News Stories of October 2011

Top Ten Green News Stories of October 2011

Posted on 02. Nov, 2011 by .

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OG|10: Green News Monthly Roundup featuring the top ten green news stories from October 2011 as followed and covered by Opportunity Green.

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OG Joins As You Sow for an Event Offering a Look Into the Shocking Future of Fracking in LA and Other Cities

OG Joins As You Sow for an Event Offering a Look Into the Shocking Future of Fracking in LA and Other Cities

Posted on 30. Oct, 2011 by .

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On Tuesday, October 25, As You Sow held their “No Fracking Way!” fundraiser at Space 150 offices in Venice, CA. Founded in 1992, the nonprofit has been working with corporations to introduce shareholder resolutions that, in the words of Chief Executive Officer Andrew Behar, “bring them into integrity” on energy use, environmental health, waste management, and human rights.

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OG’s Top Ten Ideas for a Green Halloween

OG’s Top Ten Ideas for a Green Halloween

Posted on 26. Oct, 2011 by .

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Did you know that this Halloween, we will be throwing out over a billion pounds of pumpkins? That the candles you’re using in the background could expose you to carcinogens like benzene? That you can fashion up some creative costumes and crafts without even leaving your home? Here’s our tip sheet on how to turn your next Halloween green (and save some green while you’re at it).

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Creating Meaningful Stardom: An Interview with Yoxi’s Sharon Chang

Creating Meaningful Stardom: An Interview with Yoxi’s Sharon Chang

Posted on 20. Oct, 2011 by .

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Yoxi is an organization that elevates social entrepreneurs by leveraging their expertise for global business opportunities. It was founded in 2010 by Sharon Chang, former Chief Creative Officer at 19 Entertainment, the company behind mega-hit shows American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance.

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