Monthly Archives: July 2011

This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: 11 wealthy families team up to invest in clean tech

Eleven wealthy families are now scouting for investment opportunities in the clean-energy sector – and the investment syndicate they’ve formed has already inked some deals. The Cleantech Syndicate was created in 2010 but only announced its formation late last month after it … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: How one neighborhood is pushing the sustainability mantra

About 40 businesses in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood are participating this week in the community’s Green Week festivities. Local retailers, restaurants, and other businesses in the area are organizing, sponsoring and running many of the 50-plus events and activities taking place … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Germans eye Chicago for renewable energy expansion

Chicago and the Midwest could see an uptick in renewable-energy business with a German flavor if goodwill forged at a recent gathering translates into real deals. That optimism was shared by many among the 120 attendees at a recent daylong … Continue reading

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