About Scott Cooney

Scott Cooney Scott Cooney (twitter: scottcooney) is an adjunct professor of Sustainability in the MBA program at the University of Hawai'i, green business startup coach, author of Build a Green Small Business: Profitable Ways to Become an Ecopreneur (McGraw-Hill), and developer of the sustainability board game GBO Hawai'i. Scott has started, grown and sold two mission-driven businesses, failed miserably at a third, and is currently in his fourth. Scott's current company has three divisions: a sustainability blog network that includes the world's biggest clean energy website and reached over 5 million readers in December 2013 alone; Pono Home, a turnkey and franchiseable green home consulting service that won entrance into the clean tech incubator known as Energy Excelerator; and Cost of Solar, a solar lead generation service to connect interested homeowners and solar contractors. In his spare time, Scott surfs, plays ultimate frisbee and enjoys a good, long bike ride. Find Scott on



Author Archives: Scott Cooney

Healthy Houseplant Guide

July 10th, 2013 | by Scott Cooney

Can indoor plants really improve your indoor air quality? The answer is absolutely yes! Not only that, indoor plants offer [&hellip


vegan cheesy rice

January 23rd, 2013 | by Scott Cooney

Holy yum, batman. This recipe will have vegans and carnivores alike singing the praises of our favorite condiment, nutritional yeast. If [&hellip


World’s Best Oatmeal

October 8th, 2012 | by Scott Cooney

We’re all aware of the health benefits of oatmeal: it’s a whole grain which is full of vitamins and minerals, [&hellip



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