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Eco-Initiatives [electronic resource]: Weathering Climate Change

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Going green can lead to making green, turning entrepreneurs into "eco-preneurs." In this program, Geoff Baker and Laura-Lee Normandeau, the founders of an eco-friendly carwash called Easywash, try to make their principled business approach pay off. Commenting on their strategy are Kevin O'Leary, an eco-investor and director of EnGlobe, Canada's leading integrated environmental services company, and Karen Kun, publisher of Corporate Knights, the Canadian magazine for responsible business. Also profiled is Nina Gupta, president of Greenlite, makers of energy-efficient lightbulbs.
Release Date
2009
Run Time
19 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Dec. 27, 2009.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Weathering Climate Change
Related Title
Fortune hunters (Television program)
Series
Fortune Hunters 2: Turning Trends Into Profits
Contents
  • Green Consumer Products (1:07)
  • Green Business Experts (0:58)
  • Entrepreneur Story Green Car Wash (0:58)
  • Green Power for Car Wash (1:08)
  • Small Business Financial Crisis (0:59)
  • Bankruptcy (1:03)
  • Investors Approve Bankruptcy (1:01)
  • Business Upswing (1:42)
  • Business Experts Evaluate Green Carwash (1:05)
  • Profitability: Key to Business Success (1:00)
  • Business Franchise (1:11)
  • Entrepreneurial Business Ideas (1:01)
  • Man-Powered Delivery System (1:44)
  • Successful Lightbulb Company (1:23)
  • Successful Family Business (1:00)
  • Lucky Break for Lightbulb Business (1:18)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2009.
Publisher no.
  • 40931s Films Media Group
  • 40935 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
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Description
1 streaming video file (19 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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