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Drake Enlists The Help Of A Climate-Conscious Startup To Manage His Carbon Footprint

When he’s not in the studio making music, Drake is off making green choices with companies like Aspiration, who are working to make the planet a more sustainable place. According to a press release, the “Certified Lover Boy” rapper recently teamed up with the climate-conscious startup — self-described as the global leader in “sustainability as a service” products — for a partnership to track his carbon footprint on his travels and other events as part of its reforestation program. Through the startup’s sustainability services, Drake will be able to calculate, reduce and offset his carbon footprint to measure its estimated climate impact. “It’s exciting to partner with a company that’s found an easy way to offer everyone the ability to reduce their carbon footprint,” Drake said in a press statement. “Aspiration’s innovative approach to combating climate change is really inspiring and I hope together we can help to motivate and create awareness.” As an eco-conscious company,...

Njera Perkins

Jul 1, 2021

How to Build an Eco Friendly Business

It’s one thing to have a successful business in general, but what if you can create a business that is both eco-friendly and profitable?   One idea would be to choose a business idea that would be considered eco-friendly.  These business ideas include: Opening a consignment or thrift store Selling used electronics and books online Online store for eco-friendly kids’ toys or baby clothing A blog about sustainable living that is monetized Lawn care or landscaping business   But there are other ways to build an eco-friendly business even if you have a company that doesn’t specifically focus on offering eco-friendly products and services.  Use recyclable materials in your office and perform an environmental audit once a year.  Place recycling bins throughout the building for employees to place recyclable goods in. Go completely digital with your mail and other forms of correspondence with your customers and employees. This means sending emails rather than paper mail.  Use project...


Dec 20, 2020

This Black-Owned Scooter Company is Not Only Eco-Friendly, But Plans to Push the Culture Forward

Technology continues to evolve, even during a pandemic, as we find more ways to utilize it to our advantage. Created to help reduce traffic congestion and provide a more eco-friendly method of transportation for its users, Verve Scooters offers dockless electronic scooters. It’s also the only Black-owned scooter company that targets inner cities to create pathways of success for people outside of suburban areas. “Verve Scooters came to fruition because we saw a need for an effective eco-friendly way of transportation for our community that was also affordable,” CEO Kevin Thompson, co-founder, Tykeem “Tak” Williams, and COO, Naim Statham, said in an interview with Black Enterprise . Not only is Verve Scooters affordable, but its founders also have plans to utilize the success of their business to serve as a gateway for others. “We plan to start an investment group for young minorities and returning citizens to get into the tech industry and become entrepreneurs,” they said. As they...

Shanique Yates

Aug 24, 2020