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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Corporate Social Responsibility: Ethical Corporate Practices Sustain Higher Profit Margins

 When profits ruled corporate policy As baby boomers, we grew up in an era that celebrated our pioneer heritage and revered the naive view of America as a boundless land of plenty. Major industries like manufacturing, mining, logging, and agriculture reaped big profits through generations of minimal regulation under limited state, regional, and federal oversight.…

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Hybrid Car Owners Aren’t Driving New Sales

Hybrid owners place loyalty on short term savings when shopping for their next car. Recently pundits for NPR’s Marketplace Sustainability Desk announced a marked downtrend in hybrid vehicle purchases among green car owners who opt to return to standard combustion cars. Citing a survey from auto consultants, R.L. Polk, Marketplace’s discussion focused on findings  demonstrating…

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