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Diversity in Green Jobs: Apple Hires Lisa Jackson

New post lends nod to diversity in the green jobs space

Former head of EPA’s new post lends nod to diversity in green jobs and the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Celebrating Earth Day: 9 Awesome Green Career Options

Possibilities are numerous for working for environmentally friendly companies

Whether you work for a company that is Earth-friendly or directly work to save the…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Slideshow: Black Enterprise Energy Forum in D.C.

Black Enterprise and Shell brought out the best and brightest minds to discuss eco-opportunities for our community

The Black Enterprise Conversation on Energy Forum, Part II, welcomed Van Jones, best-selling author of…

By Renita Burns

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Van Jones to Headline Energy Forum

Have questions for our experts? Read here to see how you can join the conversation

Van Jones, best-selling author of The Green Collar Economy and a senior fellow at the…

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Green Insider: Preparing Generation Next for Energy Jobs

Eco-friendly resources for businesses and individuals

How do we adequately prepare our youth for the challenge of leading our nation towards…

By Andre Williams

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Green Insider: 3 Emerging Green Biz Opportunities

Eco-friendly resources for businesses and individuals

Green sectors like energy efficiency, renewable energy, green urban manufacturing, and sustainable agriculture are all…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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UBR Morning Post: Sweet Beginnings & Powers of Persuasion

Bonus content on the entrepreneurs and strategies featured on The Urban Business Roundtable

This week on The Urban Business Roundtable: Brenda Palms Barber, the founder of Sweet Beginnings,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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UBR Morning Post: Going Green With Majora Carter

Bonus content on the entrepreneurs and strategies featured on The Urban Business Roundtable

This week on The Urban Business Roundtable, UBR Contributor Angelique Westerfield speaks with Majora Carter,…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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The Color of Money

Four Ways to Give Your Business a Green Tint

Don’t think scientists and manufacturers are the only professionals needed in the green space.

By Maya Payne Smart

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Since You Asked: Transitioning Into a New Career

Finding the best strategy to make the leap

I’m looking to make a career change within the next two years. I’m very interested…

By Dale Coachman

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Green Power

How to find your next opportunity in energy

The need for alternative energy sources as well as the importance of energy conservation and…

By Shahdai Richardson

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The Protector

EPA head Lisa Jackson�s mission: to guard human health and the environment while creating jobs for the new green economy

Lisa P. Jackson, in her job as head of the Environmental Protection Agency, may seem…

By Dale Coachman

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Energy Forum participants network at a reception at the Liaison Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Black Enterprise/Shell Energy Forum 2010

Energy industry leaders met in D.C. to explore the opportunities and challenges of the green economy

The Black Enterprise Energy Forum, A Conversation on Energy hosted by Shell, brought together business…

By Lonnie C. Major

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Transcript: State of the Union Address

Obama focuses on economy, healthcare, housing in speech

Transcript of President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address – As Prepared for Delivery
Madame…

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Obama Resets Agenda in State of the Union Address

Tax cuts, unemployment, national debt are top issues

President Obama vowed to not abandon plans for longer-term fixes to healthcare, energy, and education…

By Joyce Jones

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Energy Experts to Blacks: Think Green

New technologies, opportunities explored at Black Enterprise forum

If African Americans hope to not only participate in the emerging green economy but also…

By Joyce Jones

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Fighting For Recovery With Jobs

White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett talks strategy, teamwork

Black Enterprise Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle conducted a one-on-one interview with White House Senior Adviser…

By Derek T. Dingle

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An All-Inclusive Earth Day

Van Jones says a green workforce can be economic cure all

Like the afterschool programs of yesteryear, green jobs guru Van Jones announced at a White…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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My Conversation with EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson

Her mission: a clean-energy future and a fertile environment for green jobs

When I traveled down to D.C., Administrator Lisa Jackson said something I’ll always remember: “You…

By Dale Coachman

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Grabbing African Americans by the Green Collar

Programs target minority communities for job training

When many black people think of jobs that create environmental efficiency, they often think of…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Green Energy, Black Jobs

Federal dollars key in creation of jobs in minority communities

President Barack Obama is not only the first black president, but the first green president,…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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White House Fact Sheet: Clean Energy

Today, President Obama will meet with clean energy entrepreneurs and leaders of the research…

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The Good of Green

Why you need to participate in the environmental movement

The numbers are surprising: each year, changes to the Earth’s climate contribute to at least…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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