EcoLogic Solutions In The News

Crain’s: A Corporate Status for the Crunchy Set

Crain's: A Corporate Status for the Crunchy Set

Anselm Doering has worked hard to make his company, EcoLogic Solutions, into a poster child for environmentally and socially responsible business practices. “We’re as green as they come,” said Mr. Doering, whose firm brought in about $2 million in revenue in 2011 by making a green cleaning product for use in institutions. Indeed, EcoLogic powers…

NY Times: Where Money Buys “Wow” by Anselm Doering and Joy Powell

NY Times: Where Money Buys "Wow" by Anselm Doering and Joy Powell

When your company logo features a goateed beatnik with sunglasses and a beret, your products better be artistic and cool. Thom De Jesu delivers. Mr. De Jesu is the owner of Daddy-O Productions, Inc., an award-winning scenery shop in the Brooklyn Navy Yard that builds props and sets for theater stages, television sets, and various…

Onondaga Nation-EcoLogic Solutions Form Historic Green Business Partnership

Onondaga Nation-EcoLogic Solutions Form Historic Green Business Partnership

A Haudenosaunee nation from central New York and an environmental products company from Brooklyn, New York, have teamed up to form a American Indian–green business partnership to help rid workplaces of toxic cleansers and replace them with people-friendly sustainable alternatives. Read More  

NY Times: A Genius Incubator at the Navy Yard by Anselm Doering and Joy Powell

NY Times: A Genius Incubator at the Navy Yard by Anselm Doering and Joy Powell

For many graduates, there’s a big gap between a million-dollar idea and a million-dollar business. The Pratt Design Incubator for Sustainable Innovation serves to shrink that gap, helping new entrepreneurs achieve their business dreams. Established by the Center for Sustainable Design Studies at Pratt Institute in 2002, the Incubator focuses on three main business models…

NY Times: Building an Art Gallery in the Navy Yard by Anselm Doering and Joy Powell

NY Times: Building an Art Gallery in the Navy Yard by Anselm Doering and Joy Powell

People think of the Brooklyn Navy Yard as a center of manufacturing or a haven for artists. To Marc Ganzglass, it’s both. Mr. Ganzglass is the founder of the Space for Art and Industry www.spaceforartandindustry.com, a gallery inside the new Navy Yard Museum in Building 92 that displays a wide range of exhibitions drawing connections…

NY Times: “Tweezerman” Now Running Navy Yard Countertop Firm by Anselm Doering

NY Times: "Tweezerman" Now Running Navy Yard Countertop Firm by Anselm Doering

Brooklyn native Dal LaMagna is best known for Tweezerman, the successful personal care product company he founded in 1980 and sold a quarter century later to Zwilling/J. A. Henkels. These days you’ll find LaMagna at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, trying to pluck sustainable countertop maker IceStone from the difficulties that followed the 2008 housing crash. Beyond the Fence…

NY Times: Capturing the Faces of the Navy Yard by Anselm Doering and Franz Wisner

NY Times: Capturing the Faces of the Navy Yard by Anselm Doering and Franz Wisner

Robert Clark is an award-winning photographer who has shot dozens of stories around the globe for National Geographic, and documented the lives of high school football players in Texas for the bestselling book “Friday Night Lights.” But for the past year he’s kept his lens focused closer to home, photographing fellow Brooklyn Navy Yard artists…

NY Times: The Duggal Greenhouse by Anselm Doering and Franz Wisner

NY Times: The Duggal Greenhouse by Anselm Doering and Franz Wisner

In an urban business park, Baldev Duggal sees nature. Mr. Duggal, founder of the successful photo imaging company Duggal Visual Solutions, invested $5 million to transform a dilapidated ship repair facility into an elegant waterfront landmark. The Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard utilizes environmental design elements to make the facility not only aesthetically pleasing, but also…

NY Times: Woodworker John Randall by Anselm Doering and Franz Wisner

NY Times: Woodworker John Randall by Anselm Doering and Franz Wisner

Every piece of furniture design by John Randall tells a story, tales that often include the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Mr. Randall is the founder of Bien Hecho, a local woodworking studio that specializes in custom furniture for homes, including tables, bookcases and chairs made from salvaged or distinctive pieces of wood. The inspiration for the business…

NPR: Onondaga Nation Applies Traditional Values to High Tech Investments

NPR: Onondaga Nation Applies Traditional Values to High Tech Investments

The Onondaga are among only a handful of Native American nations who refuse money from the US Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs. They do so to preserve their independence. They’ve also refused to open a casino. But the Onondaga are reaching out–applying their traditional values and consensus-based decision-making–in a new series of business partnerships with…

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