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Green Business Videos
Green Business Videos
Can going green improve the bottom line? This series profiles companies that are leading their industries in developing best practices and deploying efficient strategies in pursuit of sustainability.
Two college students ditched plans to enter the consulting and banking fields when they discovered they could grow mushrooms using coffee grounds. The “Back to the Roots” founders say they...
6 | February 13, 2012 8:38am
At Smitten Ice Cream the secret ingredient is in HOW the scoops are made. Founder Robyn Sue Fisher shows SmartPlanet how machines known as "Kelvin" use liquid nitrogen to make ice cream in less...
11 | January 3, 2012 8:48am
The largest stages at CBS Studio Center contain a million cubic feet of air space. Learn how they're being cooled more efficiently as part of a broader conservation plan. Editor's Note: EcoMedia...
3 | August 3, 2011 2:42pm
Go behind the scenes with "The Talk" co-host Sara Gilbert as she shows you what makes the program's set eco-friendly in this EcoMedia video.Editor's Note: EcoMedia, "The Talk," and SmartPlanet are...
4 | July 27, 2011 8:16am
More than 1,700 rooftop solar panels generate hundreds of kilowatts of electricity at CBS Television City, where the network has produced programming for nearly 60 years. Learn how the LA...
4 | July 20, 2011 3:14pm
See the largest and tallest green roof in New York City -- installed for the same price as a regular roof. Learn how solar film and better equipment maintenance help reduce CBS Corporation's...
2 | July 11, 2011 3:21pm
"Unbelievable." That's how actress Julianna Margulies describes the amount of waste on a regular set. From electronic scripts to water bottles and solar panels, learn how the set of "The Good...
4 | July 6, 2011 2:05pm
Silicon Valley start-up Chegg.com rents textbooks to students for only the time they need them. The books are then returned via UPS free of charge. SmartPlanet correspondent Sumi Das talks to...
3 | April 11, 2011 1:09pm
San Francisco International Airport is putting the finishing touches on its newest terminal--a retrofit that will be home to American and Virgin Airlines. The new building is on track to be the...
4 | April 4, 2011 1:14pm
A lot of companies have employee-giving programs, but Yahoo is putting a unique spin on social responsibility. SmartPlanet takes a look at how Yahoo is empowering its employees to donate money to...
3 | January 24, 2011 4:02pm
William Jarvis built his winery underground so he wouldn't pollute the natural environment with large winery tanks and buildings. Among the sustainable technologies his business relies on are...
2 | January 18, 2011 9:28am
Karl Huie's parents started Pacific Heights Cleaners in 1969. After contemplating changing the company's course for years, Karl finally made the big -- and expensive -- decision to go green during...
4 | January 5, 2011 3:43pm
LifeGivingForce CEO Jim Chu demonstrates one of the solar-powered water purification systems the foundation is sending to Haiti to combat cholera and provide safe, clean and accessible water to...
5 | November 11, 2010 8:33am
SmartPlanet visits Honig Vineyard & Winery in Napa Valley and sees their 'green' practices up close, which include a solar array that produces energy for 100 percent of the winery's operations and...
3 | October 27, 2010 8:43am
Sasha Grigorovich-Barsky and Dallas Adams, owners of Citizen Chain Cyclery, are practicing the three Rs of environmental responsibility: reduce, reuse, and recycle. SmartPlanet visits their San...
4 | September 14, 2010 8:51am