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    What is a Green Business? | Green America

    “Triple bottom line company. Mission-based business. Social enterprise & social entrepreneurship. Socially responsible investing & impact investing. Green businesses adopt principles, policies and practices that improve the quality of life for their customers, employees, communities, and the planet.”

Green Business Definition: Everything You Need To Know | UpCounsel

A guide for making a business plan to minimize negative impact on the environment, economy, and community (not an endorsement of the host firm).


Green Businesses Are Incredibly Difficult to Make Profitable. Try It Anyway | Harvard Business School Working Knowledge

Interview with Geoffrey Jones, author of Varieties in Green Business. “​​Making a business successful is a challenge in itself, but making a green business profitable is an even harder journey. For society's sake, entrepreneurs must be prepared to make that journey.” Published February 4, 2019


Why Forest Carbon Offsets Aren’t a Substitute for Slashing Emissions | NRDC

Learn what carbon offsets are and why they shouldn’t be the go-to solution. “At worst, they don’t actually prevent carbon emissions of any type and serve instead as greenwashing schemes that promote business-as-usual pollution, seize Indigenous lands, and hinder the development of a true low-carbon economy.” Author: Robynne Boyd, published May 16, 2022 

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