Author Archives: Bill Roth

About Bill Roth

Bill Roth is the founder of Earth 2017, author of The Secret Green Sauce and a nationally-followed contributor to Entrepreneur.com, Triple Pundit, The Green Economy Post and Media Post on best business practices emerging from the smart, healthy and green global economy. He coaches entrepreneurs, business and community leaders on how to grow revenues, profits and jobs by going smart and green.

China’s 20% Renewable Energy Commitment Challenges U.S. Electric Utility Industry

The U.S. electric utility industry now confronts a new disruptive business reality from China’s announced commitment to source twenty percent of its energy from renewable technologies like solar and wind. This commitment is not a “non-binding charade” as characterized by … Continue reading

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Operating Your Business In A Carbon Surge Economy

Your business now operates within a carbon surge economy. The surge in carbon emissions is rapidly raising your business risks and the cost of doing business. Extreme weather tied to carbon surge is reducing your business revenues by disrupting customer … Continue reading

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Four Green Steps To Increased Revenues For Small Businesses

Have you ever heard of a Chinese restaurant serving sustainably sourced organic food? Probably not. Yet I know of a first-generation Chinese restaurateur facing extreme competition who saved his business by offering organic Chinese food. His restaurant is now packed … Continue reading

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Millennial Activists Reshaping America’s Economy

Millennial activists are now driving revenue growth in the American economy. Their quest to be “cool with a purpose” is driving the revenue success of Apple, Google, Patagonia and Chipotle. They are also a key demographic group that is driving … Continue reading

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Fast Food Sales: “Not Ketchup…It’s Blood”

McDonald’s same store sales just took another nose-dive. Global same store sales tanked more than three percent. One investment analysis entitled his analysis of McDonald’s prospective sales growth as “That’s not ketchup…it’s blood.”

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Five Ways To Lower Your Business Electric Bills

Electric bills are going higher. Your business must act now because the utilities in over a dozen states are projecting 5-15% annual electricity price increases. Only five states have utilities that do not project higher prices in the coming year. … Continue reading

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Elon Musk (Again) Demonstrates Sustainable CEO Leadership

Tesla Motors’ founder Elon Musk has once again demonstrated business leadership by offering a business solution to climate change. Musk’s act of leadership is to open sourced his company’s invaluable intellectual property for building world-class electric cars to the global … Continue reading

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