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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) SAN FRANCISCO,CA - July 16, 2010 - (GBO) - an interactive community and consultancy for small, green businesses - is offering free admission to its two-day, intensive workshop for aspiring entrepreneurs, small business owners and managers looking to join the burgeoning green economy on August 21-22 in San Francisco.

Led by Scott Cooney, GBO founder and author of Build a Green Small Business (McGraw-Hill, 2008), the Social Entrepreneur Boot Camp will provide attendees with the resources, education and tools necessary to incorporate and profit from sustainability strategy, whether they are an aspiring entrepreneur with an idea or an established veteran looking to grow.

Workshop attendees also receive a one-year premium membership to, one round of revisions on the business plan created at the workshop, and a flash drive loaded with templates, tools and resources developed by GBO staff.

GBO is giving away a spot at the Boot Camp (a $199 value) to one aspiring social entrepreneur with a clear vision, a solid idea and demonstrated financial need.

To enter: Submit a 1-page PDF describing your business idea; how it's green and/or what social issue it's addressing; your location; your resources and challenges around your financial situation; your start-up needs; and what you're hoping to get out of the Boot Camp.

Email entries to Scott Cooney at by July 22nd. A winner will be selected by July 30th.


Scott Cooney and his staff offer over ten years of experience in green business. GBO's community environment creates an engaging space for members to make connections, gather resources and develop skills to help them make a profit while making a difference. The hundreds of articles, templates, and other practical resources and tools for leveraging sustainability as a business strategy have been called an "invaluable asset" by a growing community of small businesses.



For information:

Phone: 415-251-0332
Scott Cooney

Scott Cooney MS, MBA
Author, Build a Green Small Business (McGraw-Hill)

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