Harold Goldmeier

Dr. Goldmeier is recipient of the Governor’s Award (Illinois) for family investment programs in the workplace from the Com. on the Status of Women. He was a Research and Teaching Fellow at Harvard earning a doctorate. His new book is HEALTHCARE INSIGHTS: BETTER CARE BETTER BUSINESS He worked in the administrations of four Governors on education, juvenile justice, and public health issues, and Chaired the Workforce Youth Council for Mayor Daley distributing up to $30m per year. Dr. Goldmeier served as Special Program Evaluator on Maternal and Child Health for the U. S. Surgeon General. He built a private company with 70 employees and sold it in 2010. Currently, Harold is Managing Partner of an investment firm, a consultant to firms in commerce and industry, writer and public speaker on social and public policy issue. He teaches international university students in Tel Aviv. His articles appear in Scholars for Peace in the Middle East, The Jerusalem Post, Seeking Alpha financial web site, Life in Israel, Arutz Sheva, Times of Israel, and US GreenTechnologies. Harold contributed a series of articles in the Gale Business Insights Handbook of Investment Research (2013).

Graphene: Why Investors Should Look at Stocks Investing in Carbon R&D

Graphene, Green Technology

Ever curious how we got to the point of producing batteries and technology en masse? The discovery of graphene, a property of carbon, led the way.

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Look, No Hands! The Arrival of the Self-Driving Car

Self-Driving Car

Screaming headlines tout hands-free, self-driving, autonomous vehicles evolution has arrived. The natural question is to ask, "Why?" What [read more].......

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BUILD A CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY PLAN The business buzz is about sustainability. Being environmentally friendly will not lower profits and harm competitiveness. In the past decade surveys report the opposite to be true. The premium business news site, the Financial Times, defines business sustainability “as a process by which companies manage their financial, social and environmental risks, obligations and opportunities. These ...

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Sustainability Business Plan: How to Create One

With the business buzz today being all about sustainability, a few steps can help businesses to create an effective sustainability business plan.

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Preparing for Obama’s Environmental Protection Expansion

President Barak Obama is about to announce the final legacy program to define his administration with an ambitious expansion of environmental protection laws and regulations with details to be revealed in the closing months of his presidency. Momentum for change is on his side because of the streaming reports on the deleterious effects of pollution and non-sustainability to healthcare, water resources, crop ...

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The Green Revolution of the Library


In a recent article I wrote for USGT, I examined the ecological impact on the publishing industry in the age of digitization and mobile devices. Digitization of journals, books, magazines, and other printed materials is impacting libraries. They are becoming greener having to house fewer printed materials, reduce storage space, and the footprint of their physical plants. Libraries have been offering ...

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The age of digitization is having a significant impact on the environment. Most talk centers on auto emission standards, fossil fuels, and ozone destruction. The advent and fast paced trend to reading on laptops and mobile devices is saving trees and reducing the environmental impact from traditional print production in some significant ways. There are problems in the building and ...

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