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 and by participating in monthly roundtable presentations given by sustainability thought leaders.
 
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 roundtable meeting on September 26, 2012 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

Earthjustice snags EPA environmental justice headThe Hill (blog)Earthjustice announced Wednesday that Garcia would make the move from her post as associate assistant administrator for Environmental Justice with the EPA to join the group as vice president of...
'A Fierce Green Fire': The untold story of America's environmental movementMother Nature NetworkWhen environmental organizations become too professionalized, pursue inside-the-beltway strategies, try and fail to pass climate legislation … they need...
Sustainability key to US energy future, McConnell saysFuelFix (blog)“Sustainability is not just an environmental term: It means both environmental responsibility and economic sensibility,” said McConnell, who served two years as assistant secretary of energy at...