Category Archives : Green


RaceTalk’s #FollowFriday 7

Share This week’s #FollowFriday recommendations are Fortune’s green reporter, Olivia Zaleski, and ReadWriteWeb’s Fredric Lardinois. When it comes to following green people on Twitter, Olivia Zaleski should be included on any list. Olivia is the host of Fortune’s “The Business of Green” video series, which looks at sustainability, the environment and how businesses are successful […]

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TreeHugger’s Jaymi Heimbuch Discusses GreenTech, Social Media and Consolidation 6

Share Last week TreeHugger blogger Jaymi Heimbuch stopped by our San Francisco office to discuss the environment, green washing, social media green technology and how businesses and people can become more environmental conscious in everyday life. Afterwards she was kind enough to answer a few additional questions for our blog. If you’re not already following […]


Despite Economy, Brands Optimistic At Sustainable Brands Conference 2009 6

Share More than 700 brand marketers, advertisers and communications professionals are meeting in Monterey, CA this week for the fifth annual Sustainable Brands conference. Today I sat in a few of the morning presentations from some of the larger brand leaders such as Clorox and PepsiCo to hear more about some of their successful sustainable […]

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Marc Gunther on Google Ventures, Detroit’s Newspapers, Shai Agassi and Li Lu (Part 2) 6

Share Marc’s appearance on Charlie Rose back in 2006 This is the second part of our conversation with Marc Gunther, which took place on Tuesday. Part 1 can be found here. RaceTalk: Marc, I noticed one company speaking at Brainstorm: Green is Better Place. I also caught that you’ve written about them recently. They’ve had […]


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Marc Gunther on Leaving Fortune, Brainstorm:Green 09, Bill Ford and IBM’s Smarter Planet (Part 1) 9

Share I was shocked (as was everyone else at Racepoint) last December when I found out that Marc Gunther was being let go from Fortune. At the time, Gunther had been with the magazine for more than 12 years. During that time he penned cover stories on the greening of Wal-Mart, Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson […]


As VC’s Go Green: Venture Backed IPO’s Hit 30 Year Low

Share By Kyle Austin While technology start-ups still point to the general weakness of financial markets as the reasoning behind not going public; new findings by the National Venture Capital Association may indicate a larger trend in where VC’s are allocating their investors’ dollars. As Matt Richtel of the New York Times reported on Saturday: […]


Racepoint Expands Corporate Offering With Washington DC Office

ShareAs business issues around globalization, sustainability, green IT and social responsibility become crucial for any corporate communications strategy, Racepoint Group is excited to announce today a deepening and expansion of our corporate and public affairs capabilities. Racepoint has added David Whitmore as executive vice president of our new Washington D.C. offices. David will be heading […]