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EPA Standards: A breath of fresh air for the region

EPABY ANDREA DURBIN | OB GUEST BLOGGER

Last week, the Obama administration took an important and welcomed step in the effort to protect the health and well-being of all Oregonians by limiting carbon pollution from existing power plants.

Portland: Where young people go to work?

UntitledBY KATIE AUSBURGER | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

How to build a hipster-friendly work environment.

The business of running a food cart

OBM1BY HANNAH WALLACE | OB BLOGGER

What does it take to launch and run one of these mobile food businesses?  

13 West Coast seafood species now 'sustainable'

Fishing OrBiz Fishing 0357 ADOBErgbCiting the transition to catch shares management as a key to rebuilding stocks and reducing bycatch, 13 species caught by the West Coast trawl fishery today earned designation from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) as sustainable.

100 Best Green Companies Keynote Speech

green2014-069Watch the 2014 100 Best Green Companies keynote speech by Eric Friedenwald-Fishman.

Green Your Workplace seminar held at Nines Hotel

GreenYourWorkplacelogoOBMOregon Business magazine's  "Green Your Workplace" seminar featured a panel of sustainability experts from small, medium and large organizations. The seminar drew 70 people and took place in the Nines Hotel this morning.

2014 Best Green Companies to Work For announced

100BestGreenMore than 350 people turned out today for Oregon Business magazine’s sixth annual celebration of the 100 Best Green Companies to Work For in Oregon.

A rough climb for equities

052214 thumb bondBY JASON NORRIS  | OB GUEST CONTRIBUTOR

"Sell in May and go away." This classic Wall Street saying seems to be prevalent these days as equities muddle along and bonds continue to rally.

Cutting Energy and Raising Efficiency: Analyzing LEDs

052014 thumb ledsBY CLIFF HOCKLEY | OB CONTRIBUTOR

As energy costs continue to rise small increases in the cost per kWh can mean hundreds more on your energy bill. Switching to more efficient and durable lights, like LED lighting, will reduce energy consumption, increase the lifetime of your lighting, and reduce your environmental impact so your property can run smoother, simpler and brighter.