New York City Business SMART News and Announcements

New York City Business SMART is a group of professionals whose businesses focus on sustainability, ethical and social responsibility, environmentalism and the triple bottom line.
SMART’s goal is to help members build vibrant, sustainable businesses through networking, sharing information. If you wish to join us please visit our LinkedIn group.
The group was founded in August 2009 by Bruce Kersten, owner of Savant Creative Group, a marketing communications firm serving ethical, sustainable and green businesses.

Most Recent Meeting Summary

Our last roundtable meeting  consisted of a special Climate Week NYC presentation about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by noted legal consultant, Chipo Nyambuya entitled  “Corporate Social Responsibility 2.0”  You can view her presentation here.

Thank you. Chipo for a great and informative evening!

Browse some of our prior presentations.

Aggregated Sustainability News Headlines & Articles

MLive.comIs Michigan's biodiversity in jeopardy? Environmental group critical of bill ...MLive.comThe Michigan Environmental Council (MEC) worries that language is too broad. "It is stunning that Michigan is on the brink of prohibiting our state's...
Nippon.comCan Japan Recapture Its Solar Power?MIT Technology Review (blog)Eleven of Japan's 54 nuclear reactors shut down on the day of the earthquake. One year later every reactor in Japan was out of service; each had to be upgraded to meet heightened safety...
Montana StandardProposed Highlands mine clears environmental hurdleMontana StandardA proposed gold mine in the Highlands south of Butte took another step toward getting permitted on Thursday, but questions about hauling routes still remain. The Montana Department...