February 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);2/16/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 7, pP12
The article ponders on the real meaning of being green or environment-friendly. It notes the increasing number of companies that are putting labels on their products and services which claim that they are environment-friendly. He also notes the belief of some people that being a member of organizations such as the U.S. Green Building Council can help identify the true believers and practitioners of environmentalism.


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