The New Way of Doing Business

While the economic crash of late has been tough on business and American families alike, I have enjoyed seeing the reemergence of our economy that has readopted old ways of doing business through local product sourcing, increased social responsibility and environmental standards, and the re-purposing of old products.  I like the sense of community and…

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Do You Know What You Are Eating?

Nearly 1 million signatures were collected in support of the ballot initiative know as the California Right to Know Campaign.  The bill which is slated to go on the November 6 ballot, would require foods made with genetically modified ingredients (known as GMO) to be labeled.   The bill states that its purpose is to allow…

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USGCC Member Car2Go Launches in Berlin

In extreme sports, they say “go big, or go home.” Car2go’s doing both. Daimler AG’s car-sharing division, which has operations in places such as Amsterdam, Vienna and San Diego, last week launched service in Berlin in its native Germany with by far its largest fleet of Smart ForTwo two-seaters available for short-term rentals. Car2go Berlin…

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The Rise of the Sharing Economy

  Similar what we do here at the Green Chamber, the rise of the Sharing Economy shows the profitability of sustainable businesses.  The Sharing Economy refers to borrowing, sharing, or swapping goods and services and has seen recent growth in the age of online business and social media. While I agree, as this article states,…

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The Daily Transcript

Green Chamber of Commerce looks to expand By JAMES PALEN, The Daily Transcript Thursday, April 26, 2012 Just more than a year ago, the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce was born when its predecessor, the Green Chamber of San Diego County, announced plans to expand nationwide. The move was a push to extend the company…

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Del Mar Times

Solana Beach council votes to ban plastic bags BY JOE TASH Thurs. April 26, 2012 Following the lead of local governments in other parts of California, Solana Beach has become the first city in San Diego County to introduce an ordinance prohibiting stores and restaurants from providing plastic shopping bags to their customers at the…

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