Shade-Loving Plants Flourish July 23, 2019. By Jennifer Kelly Geddes: The grass is always greener in your neighbor’s backyard, especially if she’s got a ton of sunshine to help her plants and flowers thrive. But across the street at your house, it may be a different story altogether.

The Small Business Guide to Sustainability Certifications

Business News Daily. July 9, 2018. By Carlyann Edwards: Today, companies face pressure to expand their corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices. How can businesses effectively market their environmental responsibility while avoiding the pitfalls of greenwashing? Sustainability certifications [like LEED and SITEs] are voluntary norms and standards relating to environmental, social, ethical and food safety issues.

3 Ways To Increase Your Home Value In The First Year

Forbes. June 29, 2018. By Julia DeWitt: A 2018 Homeowner Protection Survey by Chubb, which queried more than 1,200 U.S. homeowners about their approach to property, found that 58% of homeowners will “definitely” or “probably” undergo a home renovation or improvement project over the next 12 months. Here’s why, along with smart ways to increase your home value in the first year.