New York City Business SMART News and Announcements

New York City Business SMART is a group of professionals whose businesses focus on sustainability, ethical and social responsibility, environmentalism and the triple bottom line.
SMART’s goal is to help members build vibrant, sustainable businesses through networking, sharing information. If you wish to join us please visit our LinkedIn group.
The group was founded in August 2009 by Bruce Kersten, owner of Savant Creative Group, a marketing communications firm serving ethical, sustainable and green businesses.

Most Recent Meeting Summary

Our last roundtable meeting  consisted of a special Climate Week NYC presentation about Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by noted legal consultant, Chipo Nyambuya entitled  “Corporate Social Responsibility 2.0”  You can view her presentation here.

Thank you. Chipo for a great and informative evening!

Browse some of our prior presentations.

Aggregated Sustainability News Headlines & Articles

AsiaOneFEATURE-Japan makes a start on sharing lessons from nuclear crisis - TRFNReutersSENDAI, Japan, March 27 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When professional boxer and model Tomomi Takano heard that children in Japan's Fukushima prefecture were becoming...
Eliana Herman: Expanding the definition of sustainabilityThe Michigan DailyTake “sustainability,” for instance. To me, “sustainability” and “living sustainably” mean living in lasting harmony with the environment. We only get one beautiful planet to live on, so we...
Minnesota environmental funds could be tapped for other usesGrand Forks HeraldPushing a plan that even some supporters acknowledge is constitutionally tenuous, a bipartisan group of lawmakers want to divert money from the Outdoor Heritage Fund and the Environment...