People like Beth Moon who took this shot travel the world photographing trees. If Instagram is how you grow your eco and green business, find new ways to keep the business flowing while freeing up some of the time needed for social media.
Note taking is serious business especially when you are operating a sustainable business. Efficiency is key.
Going green is proving to be a profitable transformation for many companies. A green future is the way to go. Read on to find out why.
All the gear and no idea? It can be stressful launching an eco-business, so click here for five steps that’ll lead to a successful business launch.
These students take an idea like waste coffee grounds, test a hypothesis and if it works can turn science into a cleantech company. This is how business and eco can make an impact.
The large number of foreign investors registered in Dubai shows that this destination offers numerous business benefits and the possibility of developing economic activities at a fast pace. Dream of opening an eco business?
Are you a green entrepreneur? Need to grow a business model that creates environmental and social value? Want to launch your new green service or product but don’t know where to begin? A new entrepreneurship program is seeking participants from Palestine, Lebanon and Jordan for their November training event. It’s free – but you need […]
Abu Dhabi and Israeli investors among new financiers of dioxin-free flame retardant plastic. FRX Polymers manufactures and markets a range of environmental friendly and inherently flame retardant plastics. The company recently raised $26.6 million in series B venture capital financing from a diverse group of investors including Masdar Capital of Abu Dhabi, Israel Cleantech Ventures […]
IKEA Israel’s Blue-Yellow buildings also have a green policy IKEA’s blue and yellow store motifs have become familiar to households all over the world, including the Middle East with stores in Israel, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and the UAE. IKEA’s Israel stores have been serving the public since 2001, and have introduced environmental policies into both […]
For those times when you can’t use electronic delivery methods and just need those paper products, eco-friendly suppliers like Flyerzone come in handy. As much as we may try to avoid the need for paper products (or find creative ways to reuse paper), sometimes you just need to get something printed on good old-fashioned paper. […]
For the fifth year Kuwait’s eco en.v REUSE exposition will showcase green companies, retailers, galleries, restaurants, social initiatives, and people. Re-users of all ways, shapes, and forms are now welcome to apply for exhibition space at REUSE 5.0, an exposition that will take place at the Australian College of Kuwait (ACK) in February 2012. The […]
A grape seed, avocado and apricot kernel massage oil is great for eco-intimacy. Recently, the developer of an environmentally friendly, vegan and kosher natural oil for massage and intimacy contacted your Green Love editor with a delightful request. Review their product – TRUST – for the eco-conscious audience in the Middle East. Being ardent advocates […]
The midnight blue “electric” Superbus comes fully loaded. Backed by Dow Chemicals, is this another example of westerners catering to the whimsy of oil rich sheikhdoms? Commuting time between the United Arad Emirates super cities of Dubai and Abu Dhabi could be cut in half in a newly invented electric Superbus able to ply the […]
Reuse conference brings designers and entrepreneurs together, showing that reusing is eco-friendly, fun, and profitable too. The concept of reuse is not new to Israel. Over the past few years it has seen “Reuse” exhibitions in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, as well as the emergence of several upcycling, sustainable designers who have brought fun and […]
Green Prophet hosts the Green Business Blog Carnival. Step right up for hot green business news. A travelling circus is our chance for a brief moment in the year to see sights, sounds and acts from far and oft. For a week or more the old dusty parking lot near the strip mall is transformed […]
These are the savvy ladies behind Dubai-based Goumbook, an online directory of all-things eco. This morning I was doing my usual rounds on the internet, read a few inspirational poems, caught up on the day’s big news: wikileaks, Cancun, and Goumbook – apparently the first online directory of all things eco in the Middle East. […]
Despite the UAE’s bad “eco-rap,” Summertown Interiors is helping to boost the region’s environmental ethos The UAE has been getting some rather bad press recently about their lack of environmental awareness. First, it emerged that only 1 in 25 Emiratis walked anywhere on a weekly basis and then that they throw away around 500 tonnes […]
Help Sustainability Advisory Group hear the real deal about corporate responsibility and sustainability in the Middle East. [image via: Ben] Environmental organizations are, of course, very important. But often big change comes from the big companies who have big power. Which is why it’s important not only to support green non-profits, but companies that are […]
Qatar’s Green Building Council (QGBC) founder and chairman Eng. Issa M. Al Mohannadi will speak at the “Planet and Profit in Partnership” on April 11, 2010, another in a series of conferences that teach Qatari leaders about sustainable building practices. It remains to be seen whether Qataris will pursue development projects like Urjuan that pay […]
A couple of years after former Sierra Club President Adam Werbach founded ActNow, a sustainable business consultancy, he signed up Walmart as a client. This brought Werbach considerable notoriety in eco-activist circles. Walmart’s record of environmental responsibility had previously been spotty, to put it mildly. Werbach retorted to his critics that Walmart, with almost two […]
Water is fast becoming the new oil. Without it, nations starve and conflicts ensue, like the piracy off the Somali coast we’ve written about. Predictions become direr as we factor in global warming. And new conflicts in the Middle East could erupt at any time over that most innocuous and life-sustaining element. With limited resources […]
Last week we had news that Gaza and Israel are smoking a peace pipe for water. Now this is more news that should bring a smile to the face of every leader in the Middle East: A true regional partnership, brokered by three peace foundations – that is about to reduce biomass pollution for Israelis, […]
The Tesla Roadster is a purely electric sports car. Coming to Abu Dhabi? The oil-rich United Arab Emirates owe most of their wealth to their natural abundance of petroleum. But what they’re starting to do with that wealth is very interesting. Abu Dhabi, for example, is increasingly leveraging its oil wealth in favor of positioning […]
Tigo Energy, a California- and Israel-based solar startup developing technology to increase efficiency in photovoltaic (PV) installations announced yesterday that it found its first US partner AEE Solar to carry Tigo’s Energy Maximizer System as a catalog product. According to the company, the system provides an innovative solution to maximizing power output in today’s PV […]
(Aerial view of the Burj Hotel in Dubai, UAE) Following the news of Etihad, a United Arab Emirates airline that is reducing its carbon footprint, a number of companies based in the UAE are following suit and are making green efforts thanks to help from firms like the Dubai-based EcoVentures. EcoVentures is a company – […]