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Forbes: Why Being a Social Enterprise Can Help You Win Customers

Forbes: Why Being a Social Enterprise Can Help You Win Customers

Here’s one benefit to being a social enterprise: It can help you sell. That, of course, isn’t the reason people start such businesses. You launch a double or triple-bottom-line company because you have a mission and think the best way to make it happen is through a not- only- for-profit enterprise. But it’s also true…

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…

EcoLogic Solutions wins EPA’s highest award

April 2012 Brooklyn, NY — EcoLogic Solutions, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of environmentally preferable cleaning chemicals and technologies for commercial users, today received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s highest honor — the 2012 E.P.A. Environmental Quality Award. The prestigious award is given annually to a select number of individuals, companies, and organizations that…

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…

Radisson Grand Rapids Riverfront Hotel Announces “Green Clean Sweep”

Grand Rapids, MI (February 24, 2012) – The Radisson Grand Rapids Riverfront Hotel announced today that it has implemented a facility-wide “Green Clean Sweep” by permanently replacing traditional cleaners and sanitizers with plant-based, environmentally preferable alternatives made by leading green chemical manufacturer EcoLogic Solutions. In addition to the health and environmental benefits, the shift will…

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…

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