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

Sweet deal for Duke in TexasreNewsDuke Energy Renewables has acquired a 50% stake in 211MW Mesquite Creek wind power project near Lamesa in Texas, through its joint venture partnership with Sumitomo Corp of Americas. Global food manufacturer Mars is purchasing the...
reNewsNextEra drafts Hawaiian mergerreNewsThey include a package of 85 commitments, of which more than 50 are new, that would accelerate the achievement of Hawai'i's goal of an affordable, 100%renewable energy future by 2045. The merger is expected to...
Boxed Water Wants To Add A Tiny Bit Of Sustainability To The Bottled Water ...Co.ExistThey plan to continue pushing the sustainability of the design, and by late 2016, plan to add in a resin made from sugar, making the package 84% renewable. Just Water isn't...