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Green Entrepreneur Handbook: The Guide to Building and Growing a Green and Clean Business

By: Eric Koester

431 pages, 83 black & white illustrations, 31 black & white tables

CRC Press

Paperback | Nov 2010 | #186270 | ISBN-13: 9781439817292
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About this book

Although opportunities abound in the 'Green Sector', anyone planning on entering this sector cannot not leap first and look later. This book provides 'must-know' information for anyone building a green business. It addresses macro issues in the green movement and key considerations for starting a green business as well as common regulatory, legal, and operational issues. It discusses clean tech, green tech, and green business, how to get ideas, and how to turn those ideas into a profitable business. The author also covers market drivers, what it takes to build a green business in specific sectors such as alternative energy, advanced materials, and waste and recycling.


Green-conomics. Why Are We Going Green? Drivers of the Clean Revolution. Meet the cast of the Green Revolution. The Green Startup. Green Inventions, Solutions, and Ideas. Assembling Talent. Key Service Providers. Fonning the Business. Funding Clean and Green Businesses. Green Intellectual Property. The Green Marketplace. General Trends in Regulatory Landscape. Understanding Utilities. Captains of Industry. Taxes. Venture Capital for Clean Tech. Project Finance. International Opportunities. Exit Events. Industries & Sectors for Green Business. Air & Environment. Agriculture. Energy Generation. Energy Infrastructure. Energy Storage. Energy Efficiency. Manufacturing & Industrial. Materials. Transportation. Recycling and Waste Treatment. Water and Wastewater.

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