Author Archives: Derrick Mains

About Derrick Mains

Derrick Mains is the CEO of GreenNurture, the corporate sustainability software company. GreenNurture helps companies incorporate the value of sustainability, catalyzing corporate culture and harnessing the collective intelligence of employees to drive greater long-term financial, social and environmental performance. Mains has a deep understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility, having been involved in recycling, sustainability and product stewardship initiatives for the Fortune 1000. His efforts have been seen on more than five billion consumer products globally. Mains is also the host of “Your Triple Bottom Line,” a national green talk radio show that is focused on the business of sustainability. ( Mains can be reached at and followed on Twitter at @enviralmentalst. Incorporating Sustainability: One Employee, One Idea, One Action at a Time.

The American Dream Reborn Through Sustainability

Future Generations Go Green
by in Blogs | Green

When my father’s grandparents immigrated to America, they had one objective: to give their children, and some day their grandchildren, a better life. They worked hard and sacrificed to instill the desire to make thing better for the next generation, my grandparents. Maybe you can remember the sacrifices you saw growing up, how past generations… Read More →

Risky Business: Greening Your Business Doesn’t Have To Be Scary

Greening Your Business Doesn't Have to Be Scary
by in Blogs | Green | Tech

Over the past few months, an addition to the three P’s of sustainability has appeared: peril. Where in the past the reasons for going green were improvements in people, planet and profits, it is now evident that sustainability is as much about the survival of the planet as it is about the survival of business.… Read More →

Green News Roundup- Helping The Environment From The B Side

Green News Roundup- Alternative Energy Sources, Bioplastics and more
by in Blogs | Green

What do “I Will Survive” by Gloria Gaynor, “Pink Cadillac” by Bruce Springsteen and “Maggie May” by Rod Stewart all have in common? These classic tunes all came from the B-side. When an artist released a single, there were two sides: the A-side, the assumed hit, and the B-side, the filler track(s). And even though… Read More →

Businesses Can Save Money And Resources By Taking A Closer Look At Their Trash

by in Featured | Finance | Green

Adolph Coors of Coors Brewing Co. famously said, “All waste is lost profit.” I doubt he said that solely because he cared for the environment, but it’s the truth: Waste is a waste. You pay for it on both ends — to get it and to get rid of it. Not many of us think… Read More →