03 Apr '12, 12pm

Using social networks to spur greener behavior

Using social networks to spur greener behavior

When I interviewed Steve Case last month at GreenBiz’s VERGE conference in DC , he told me that we are entering a second Internet revolution . I’ve been thinking about that since then, and not only to do I think he is right -- I think the rise of social networks and the mobile Internet may be the best things to happen to sustainable business in a long time. They create enormous opportunities for companies, consumers and NGOs to connect people in new ways. The whole idea of the sharing economy, which I’ve written about lately (here and here and here ), is built on social networking and the mobile web. So are Good Guide , Climate Counts and KnowMore.org . I’ve been impressed by the power of change.org to affect corporate practices. Last week, I wrote a story for GE’s ecomagination website about three companies -- RecycleBank , Opower and Practically Green -- that are built o...

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