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In the “green” space, credibility is crucial, and things are changing rapidly as investment washes in and out of the sector, companies make big eco-commitments, or they slink away from their environmental goals. A great way to stay up to date is to sign yourself up for a few newsletters in the space you’re interested in moving into. Being well-read is also a networking tool — you can know who’s growing, who’s been bought out, who’s making headlines. Use these developments as opportunities to reach out to the companies or people involved and start a meaningful dialogue.
Here are my 30 favorite green newsletters – criteria included quality of news/writing, relevance, up-to-date information, and lack of spammy-ness.
General Green News:
- GreenBiz & the other Greener World Media newsletters
- Mother Nature Network
- SustainLane Treehugger
- Climate Change Business Journal
- Green Options
- Environmental Leader
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