Tag Archives: innovation

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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A Whale of Design: WhalePower Bumps into Engineering Innovation

A Whale of Design: WhalePower Bumps into Engineering Innovation

Posted on 24. Aug, 2011 by .

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The groundbreaking work of WhalePower: bringing new, high efficiency, tubercled airfoil designs to the marketplace. Stephen Dewar, VP of Business Affairs and Director of R&D, elaborates on their inspiration, discoveries, and practical applications in this exclusive, in-depth interview.

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Cradle-to-Cradle Design: Top 5 Fashionable and Biodegradable Products

Cradle-to-Cradle Design: Top 5 Fashionable and Biodegradable Products

Posted on 24. May, 2011 by .

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In the never-ending household battle against clutter, “down-cycling” is commonplace and often seen as a do-good practice. Along with changing the way consumers view and use products, items with short usable lives must be redesigned to either last longer or be transformed into a cradle-to-cradle life cycle where waste = food.

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Part 1 of 2: TOP 4 Sustainable Breweries in Celebration of American Craft Beer Week

Part 1 of 2: TOP 4 Sustainable Breweries in Celebration of American Craft Beer Week

Posted on 16. May, 2011 by .

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For the beer industry, “Reduce, Re-use, Recycle” isn’t just a convenient mantra or well-rehearsed platitude, it’s gospel. Many breweries are finding creative ways to reduce energy and raw material inputs, re-use water, and recycle waste outputs. Breweries are leaving no stone unturned, no avenue unexplored, to make their systems and processes more sustainable. There’s a synergy between profitability and sustainability – a good beer is an environmentally and socially conscious beer. So, as you knock back a few in celebration of American Craft Beer Week, you can drink knowing your suds are more than satisfying, they’re sustainable.

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A Second Look at Two Innovative Household Cleaners Featured at Opportunity Green 2010

A Second Look at Two Innovative Household Cleaners Featured at Opportunity Green 2010

Posted on 12. May, 2011 by .

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When we buy those plastic bottles of cleaning product, we are really paying for large amounts of water. This also comes at a higher cost for the planet because of the greenhouses gases emitted during transport. Those bottles have virtually looked the same since they were introduced in the 1960s. Fifty years later, don’t you think we should have come up with a smarter, better way to do this?

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Livebloggers, Tweeters, Collaboration at Opportunity Green

Livebloggers, Tweeters, Collaboration at Opportunity Green

Posted on 24. Sep, 2010 by .

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This is my traditional meta-post of real-time events during the Opportunity Green Conference Check back periodically for additional info, and… Follow @oppgreen on Twitter for official OG updates and live […]

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Opportunity Green at Dwell on Design

Opportunity Green at Dwell on Design

Posted on 02. Jul, 2010 by .

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Dwell Magazine hosted its annual exposition, “Dwell on Design,” this past weekend at the LA Convention Center beginning on Friday, June 25th, and lasting through Sunday, June 27th. The coordinators […]

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Interview with Real Food Daily’s Catering Director, Elisha Valdez

Interview with Real Food Daily’s Catering Director, Elisha Valdez

Posted on 26. Jan, 2010 by .

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The Clean Energy Economy is emerging.  Jobs are being created across the spectrum and industries are going through fundamental shifts to adapt to an ever-changing world. Whether business strategies evolve out […]

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