Underwriters Laboratories have introduced a search engine called Prospector, which allows companies to look up materials they can use for product development, and helps them identify which ones are sustainable and environmentally friendly.
The cannabis industry is a “modern-day Gold Rush.” Not only is it a booming new business with incredibly lucrative potential, but it’s also free of big business dominion. There’s never been a better time for aspiring green entrepreneurs than now.
As more and more startups like Airbnb, Etsy and Kickstarter crowd into the space of the collaborative economy, big brands are starting to get in on the action, too. Alexandra Samuel writes about the growing participation in a collaborative economy on HBR.