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Go Team Green! Hot Links (8/16 – 8/20)

Aug 20, 2010

Are you seeing green—by going green?  It’s no secret that many efforts to make businesses eco-friendly are also eco-nomically friendly to the wallets of small-business owners and the self-employed.  But is that all there is to the buzz?

Natural resources and other aspects of environmentally aware business practices such as sustainable development or natural disaster recovery provide fertile launching pads for adaptable entrepreneurs.  Small Biz Survival pointed out that natural resources could be the next wave of opportunity.  Making an even bigger splash is the New Orleans’ push for renewed economic development through public-private partnerships.

Business Week urged the business world to learn from nature's example; namely, how to work as a team.  What better way to create jobs right here in the U.S. by ruralsourcing

Feeling inspired to save the planet and generate an income in the process?  Well, then it’s a good thing that CNN reported that now banks are offering more loans to small biz

How could your business go green and make some green?

[The next wave of opportunity]
[NOLA Mayor Launches Economic Development Public-Private Partnership]
[Extrapolating Business Lessons from Nature]
[Ruralsourcing: A Win-Win Idea for Small Businesses]
[Banks finally lending more to small biz]

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