Business Brains

Inside the executive mind. Profiles of the C-suite, entrepreneurs and other decision-makers.


Austin invests in billing system as foundation for green energy initiatives

New billing system in Austin will serve as foundation for local green energy projects.


Can we wire our way to economic opportunity?

Distressed or remote communities have always lost much of their young and skilled workers in droves as they left for greener pastures. Will greater online access reverse this outflow of human capital?


Latest Nobel prize in economics is nod to the concepts of local sustainability

Nobel committee recognizes sustainability scholar Elinor Ostrom with 2009 Economics prize.