Greenbiz.com Announces New Columnists and Syndication Service

Greenbiz.com Announces New Columnists and Syndication Service

GreenBiz.com has announced the addition of four new monthly columnists as well as a new syndication feature to further expand its distribution of daily news and information.

The new columnists include:
  • Gil Friend, founder and CEO of Natural Logic, a leading environmental business consultancy, has taken over GreenBiz.com's long-standing "Ask the Experts" column. Friend is a systems ecologist and business strategist with 30 years experience in business development and environmental innovation. Tomorrow Magazine called him "a real expert who combines theoretical sophistication with hands-on, in-the-trenches know-how."

  • Steven Schueth, president of First Affirmative Financial Network, is hosting a monthly column on socially responsible investing, featuring articles by some of the thought leaders in SRI as well as by Schueth himself. Schueth is a veteran of socially responsible investing, previously holding senior executive positions at Calvert and as chair of the Social Investment Forum.

  • Joel Makower, founder of GreenBiz.com and a veteran writer and consultant in the arena of corporate environmental practices, is contributing a monthly column published in partnership with Grist Magazine, a Web site for environmental news and commentary. The column focuses on helping readers integrate environmental practices into their companies' operations on a daily basis.

  • The Presidio School of Management is writing a monthly column, "The Sustainable MBA," focusing on the world of environmentally responsible companies as seen through the eyes of business students and their faculty. Presidio offers an MBA program in Sustainable Management integrating social and environmental values within every course.
GreenBiz.com also has launched an RSS feed that allows users to add daily headlines, columnists, and resources to their own Web sites, news readers, and personalized home pages such as MyYahoo! More information is available online.

In addition to RSS feeds, GreenBiz.com offers a graphic "GreenBuzz" news box that can be added to any Web site at no charge.

“These new columnists and features build on GreenBiz.com's reputation for high-quality, authoritative, and balanced coverage of business-environmental topics,” says Diane Wood, president of the National Environmental Education & Training Foundation, the nonprofit organization that houses and sponsors GreenBiz.com. “We welcome the new columnists and look forward to bringing even more new voices -- industry veterans as well as newcomers -- to GreenBiz readers.”

In addition to NEETF, GreenBiz.com is sponsored by leading companies and government agencies, including AT&T, Bank of America, Hewlett Packard, Holcim, Kimberly Clark, Pitney Bowes, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.