Saturday, March 20, 2010

The Green Market Makes EvanCarmichael's List of Top 50 Social Entrepreneurship Blogs

Since its inception in 2008, The Green Market has received many accolades in the areas of sustainability and green investing. This year, EvanCarmichael named The Green Market one of the Top 50 Social Entrepreneurship Blogs To Watch in 2010.

EvanCarmichael.com is the Internet's number one resource for small business motivation and strategies. With over 450,000 monthly visitors, 4,750 contributing authors, and 83,000 pages of content, no website shares more profiles of famous entrepreneurs and inspires more small business owners than EvanCarmichael.com.

In recognizing social entrepreneurship EvanCarmichael.com indicated that these individuals and organizations, "seem to have found the best of both worlds: they are making a profit in their business while also giving back to their communities....They're the social entrepreneurs who are carving out unique niches in the business world by responding to the social, economic, and environmental problems that affect us all."

The Green Market is part of a growing movement that puts digital technologies to work for social change. Here are EvanCarmichael's top environmentally themed social entrpreneurship blogs to watch for 2010.

1. Inhabitat : This site is devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future.

2. Green Inc.: The ways in which society is being reshaped by the pressures of climate change, limited fossil fuel resources and the mainstreaming of “green” consciousness. This site covers topics like renewable energy policy, carbon markets and dubious eco-advertising.

3. Environmental Leader: The leading daily trade publication keeping corporate executives fully informed about energy, environmental and sustainability news.

4. Greenbang: This site tracks the explosion of developments affecting global business leaders working toward a low-carbon future. They report on winning sustainability strategies, technological breakthroughs, leading-edge thinkers and cutting-edge discoveries.

5. EcoGeek: Devoted to exploring the symbiosis between nature and technology.

6. Cleantech Blog: The premier cleantech site for commentary on news and technology relating to clean tech, greentech, energy, climate change and carbon, and the environment.

7. Ecopreneurist: News and advice on sustainable and social entrepreneurship. Learn about new green products and services, and get marketing and branding assistance for your green start-up business.

8. EcoStreet: This site focuses on going green. A less complicated and more accessible approach to going green.

9. Green VC: Dedicated to supporting green and social entrepreneurs as well as those working in established organizations who are interested in environmental and social responsibility.

10. Sustainable Business Design: N. E. Landrum teaches, researches, publishes, and consults on topics related to strategic management, corporate social responsibility, and sustainable business.

11. World is Green: This site concentrates on business strategy and sustainability as well as the harmonious functioning of the three components of the triple bottom line.

12. Echoing Green: Documents news, trends, and the true life of social entrepreneurs. The sites goal is to seed social entrepreneurs and their innovative ideas for positive change.

13. The Green Market: Richard Matthews is a consultant, eco-entrepreneur, sustainable investor and writer. He is the author of numerous articles on sustainable positioning, green investing, environmental politics and eco-economics. This blog covers the convergence of sustainable capitalism and the global environment.

14. Green Marketing 2.0: This site provides technics for using Internet technology and online marketing for social change. It covers search engine marketing, search engine optimization (SEO), pay per click advertising (PPC), social media, online branding, and more.

15. Ecology and Economics: This site is intended to refine economists’ and ecologists' views, agreements, and disagreements on current environmental and natural resource issues. Its authors hope that ecological economics will gain traction in social and political discussion and policy making.

16. Eco-Office Gals: Ways of building businesses green and paperless. Includes information about sites and products that its authors find safe and useful for our environment.

17. OppGreen Insights: This site supports the movement to transform business for good, through advancing change and market transformation by providing open-minded professionals unprecedented approaches to sustainability that are bankable and exciting.

18. BusinessGreen Blog: A business website that offers companies the latest news and best-practice advice on how to become more environmentally responsible, while still growing the bottom line.

19. Future of Business: Commentary and information about green business: articles, discussions, news, interviews, and even green jobs.

20. Global Voices Online: A community of more than 200 bloggers around the world who work together to bring you translations and reports from blogs and citizen media everywhere, with emphasis on voices that are not ordinarily heard in international mainstream media.

21. GreenBiz: The leading source for news, opinion, best practices, and other resources on the greening of mainstream business. Its mission is to provide learning opportunities to help companies of all sizes and sectors integrate environmental responsibility into their operations in a manner that supports profitable business practices.

22. TreeHugger: The leading eco-lifestyle website dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. The latest in green news, opinions, interviews, and trends. With more than 60 contributors from around the globe, they deliver the cutting-edge scoop on green architecture, design, gadgets, technology, fashion, health, politics, science, and more to more than 2 million visitors each month.

23. CSRwire: The leading source of corporate social responsibility and sustainability news, reports, events and information. Members are interested in communicating their corporate citizenship, sustainability, and socially responsible initiatives to a global audience.
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2 comments:

Jaszy said...

Congrats Richard!! That is awesome news! I certainly appreciate the opportunity to offer your wonderful articles to our readers.

You deserve the praise, congrats again!

Sofia Ribeiro said...

Great article!
You missed one blog: Kiwano Marketing's green marketing blog ;)

I'd love to have you guest blog for us. Let me know if you're interested.