Yes, it’s true. The Cleantech industry needs some PR. It is unfortunately getting a bad rap with the downfall of solar giant Solyndra – the biggest story impacting the industry since the BP oil spill. For those needing a refresher – the solar company failed earlier this year (for a number of reasons), despite a […]
Fifteen years ago the cleantech sector as we know it today did not exist. Green and “clean” were relegated to the tree huggers and granola hippies of Big Sur. But as more scientific research pointed to climate change, and people realized that our oil reserves will one day dry up, a plethora of politicians, celebrities and even businesses took up the cause and began to shift the public’s view. People are starting to think differently – companies are starting to think about “greening operations,” people are exploring new technologies such as the electric car or solar panels and society is embracing new practices such as recycling – and in some cities like Seattle – even composting.
“Two Minutes With” is Weber Shandwick Seattle’s employee spotlight series that provides professional and personal insight into our rock star team. Enjoy! You are a key player in the company’s Cleantech Practice. What exactly is the goal of the practice and what types of clients fall under that umbrella? I’ve been working in the “cleantech” […]