Ecopreneurship: Resources to Launch an Earth-Friendly Business

If you’re interested in starting a green business that positively impacts the planet, ecopreneurship could be the perfect career path for you. Today’s Eagle and Bear Economist guest post by Patrick Young from shares 12 essential tips and resources for turning your environmentally friendly business idea and love for nature into a rewarding career that changes the world for the better!

An Introduction to Ecopreneurship

Wondering whether ecopreneurship is right for you? Here are a few things to know about launching a green business.

  • There are several types of entrepreneurship, with ecopreneurship (or green entrepreneurship) being one of them.
  • Ecopreneurs tackle major environmental issues like food waste, plastic pollution, and deforestation.
  • Several famous ecopreneurs include Yvon Chouinard (Patagonia), Nell Newman (Newman’s Own Organics), Jeffrey Hollender (Seventh Generation), and Gary Erickson (Clif Bar).
  • To succeed as an ecopreneur, you must care about leaving a positive impact on the world — even more so than making a profit.

How to Get Started as an Ecopreneur

Like any type of entrepreneurial idea, ecopreneurship requires a great deal of planning.

Marketing Tips for Ecopreneurs

Green entrepreneurs must use sustainable and socially responsible marketing practices.

If you’re passionate about saving the planet and solving major environmental issues like air pollution and global warming, there’s no better time to launch a green business. As long as you’re business-minded, passionate about sustainability, and ready to change the world for the better, ecopreneurship could be the perfect career path for you.

By Patrick Young from

Success! You're on the list.

Some of my blog posts and economic forecasts are first reserved to my paying subscribers. After two weeks, all articles are publicly available. If you would like to get instantaneous access, you can subscribe for 5 US dollars per month (or the equivalent amount in your currency). You can unsubscribe at any time:  


Leave a Reply

WordPress Cookie Plugin by Real Cookie Banner
%d bloggers like this: