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Sustainability is big business

Good example to follow.

By Saifur Rahman, Business Editor, Published on GulfNews.com

Prabissh Thomas is an ordinary man, with extra-ordinary talent. But you wouldn’t know until you talk to him for at least an hour β€” that is the time it took me to realise a bit about him.

Five years ago, he started a business in Dubai under the name of Green Energy LLC with a mere Dh10,000, in a 100 square foot office. It was a one-man show, like most start-ups.
But his company was in a different kind of business β€” sustainable solar and renewable energy β€” a field that very few thought had such growth potential in the oil-rich Gulf region.
“Back then it was a totally new area, especially in the Gulf,” Thomas says of the business’ start. “That’s where the potential for growth in green energy products lies.”
Read the whole article HERE

Eco-friendly boutique online

By Maire McMahon and published on The Post and Courier
Thursday, August 26, 2010

Sara Manucy is an environmental enthusiast and outdoorswoman. When she is not working for Charleston Naturally, the Charleston native can be found biking, sailing or walking her 10-year-old golden retriever mix, Honey.

Manucy met Charleston Naturally founder Sharon Harvey at the Serenity Now yoga studio in Mount Pleasant. After discovering their common love for Charleston, eco-friendly products and the outdoors, the Charleston Naturally team was born. Work on the business started in June 2009, and it began operations in January.
Read more HERE


Very interesting and well designed shop they are running. Well, it is not that simple, it is rather more an exclusive store with eco-friendly products for babes, brides, home/garden and pets as well as for body (I presume women) pampering.

I must admit I found some stuff for men too πŸ™‚