Nature Shop proves corporate responsibility
Originally published in Idealog #37, page 60
When I called Nature Shop’s chief executive Jeremy Curragh for a chat, he was one of many dealing with a rather sticky situation in Nature Shop’s hometown of Tauranga. It had been less than a week since the Rena had run aground on the Astrolabe Reef, and residents and businesses alike were reeling from the oily aftermath. Talk about opposites. Far from having a negative impact on the environment, social and environmental stewardship is at the core of Nature Shop’s philosophy. And in the increasingly competitive market of online retail, Curragh is adamant it’s one of the keys to the company’s ongoing success.
Selling solar to the masses
Originally published in Idealog #36, page 62
Green shoots in cleantech field
Originally published in Idealog #35, page 88
Making the move from advertising to software, to economic development consultancy and eventually clean tech might not seem like the most logical of career transitions, but for Rob McEwen, it all makes perfect sense.