Opportunity Squared

Opportunity Squared: How much is your garden worth?

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Why bring up gardens in a business website? We bring it up because gardens represent interesting sets of paradigm shifts for home economics and business: burden to opportunity; obscure notion to practical choices; and unexpected opportunities from being practical. It is opportunity in sustainability. Author: Matthew Rochte, Sustainability Consultant http://www.OpportunitySustainability.com

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Sometimes old tech is better than high tech

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Excerpt- More often that not, going sustainable mean using old technology rather than new. In our rapid search for the new new thing, we’ve abandoned some of the simple advice and tools that have served us for years. Author: Matthew Rochte, Sustainability Consultant http://www.OpportunitySustainability.com

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Opportunity Squared- Have a High-rise?

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Own a high-rise with a lot of windows, say built within the past 30 years? There are tremendous sustainability opportunities in these buildings as they get renovated. In an Harvard Business Review article, Paul Hawken shares an example of a 200,000 square foot window-clad high-rise on its 20 year renovation. This is part of the Opportunity Squared series from Opportunity Sustainability℠. Author: Matthew Rochte, Sustainability Consultant http://www.OpportunitySustainability.com

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Opportunity Squared Series – a sustainable business idea a day – squared

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Opportunity Squared: In this Opportunity Sustainability℠ series of articles we will explore the cascading sustainability opportunity effect of changing one thing or one behavior while becoming sustainable. See the triple-bottom-line breakdown of the cascading opportunities. Author: Matthew Rochte, Sustainability Consultant http://www.OpportunitySustainability.com

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