Marriott International, for instance, is putting its green practices front and center for its customers. CFO Arne Sorensen, who co-chairs the lodging giant's green council, shares his experiences and insights in one of our Q&A profiles.
Find out what more about what Marriott and other companies, such as Dell, are doing.
If you're running a company and looking for some help in integrating renewable energy systems into your facilities, you'll want to learn about Solar Design Associates and its founder Steven Strong, who sits down for a chat with Sopelsa. The solar architecture and engineering company has worked for BP and the White House.
We also have some advice and insights from Christine Whitman, former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, who now runs the Whitman Strategy Group, a business consulting firm that specializes in government relations and such environmental and energy issues as climate change and green development.
Whitman, who grew up on a farm (and still lives on a one), also has a thought or two about green living.
Which gets us back to the original point about fashion vs. fundamentals. Given current gasoline prices, some are speculating that sales of hybrid and other non-conventional vehicles will suffer.
Consumers, of course, can be fickle, especially when it comes to discretionary spending, but it's easier than ever to find every day green products. The EcoMoms Alliance just launched an online marketplace for that. JeeYeon Park talked to founder Kimberly Pinkson about the group's new initiative and how it fits into the overall mission.
How To Live Green
But again, some things make sense no matter what the circumstances. Joseph Pisani has eight tips on putting a little green in your life as well as dealing with some everyday things that can have a negative environmental impact. For those with greater ambitions, check out our slideshows on greening devices for you home as well as a green home renovation guide.
Finally, with it being mid-November and the holiday shopping season just two weeks away, we want to give you another chance to put your money where your mouth is, by including a green gift guide.
And, no, we're not talking potted Christmas trees, LED lights or biodegradable toys. Check it out.