Green Earth LLC, founded by ICSB Member Dr. Suresh Kumar (USASBE), Ranks No. 145 on the 2011 Annual List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc. 500.
NEW YORK, August 23, 2011 -- Inc. magazine today ranked Green Earth LLC, as NO. 145 on its 30th annual Inc. 500, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy—America’s independent entrepreneurs. Companies such as Microsoft, Zappos, Intuit, Jamba Juice, Zipcar, Clif Bar, Vizio, Oracle, and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of the Inc. 500.
Green Earth was founded by Dr. Suresh Kumar, a serial entrepreneur based in New Jersey, is a business strategy firm that leverages technology to promote sustainable practices among businesses as well as individuals. Commenting on the recognition for Green Earth LLC, Dr Kumar said “This recognition is special as promoting sustainability has always been close to my heart. The fact that we could grow in the midst of the worst economic recession since the great depression, by deploying a lean startup strategy-without any outside capital or bank loans- is a tribute to the spirit of entrepreneurship and the hard work of my small team. It shows that opportunities exist even in the worst of conditions you have to leverage your experiences and relationships and exploit them. We are delighted to be on the 2011 INC 500 list”. Dr. Kumar, an immigrant who came to the US in 1991, completed his Doctoral Degree in Organizational Leadership in March 2011. His first venture, NexAge Technologies USA is 3 time INC 500/5000 ranked firm (2008-2010). Dr Kumar is a resident of Old Bridge, NJ and is a member of International Council of Small Businesses (ICSB), US Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE), The Indus Entrepreneur (TIE), Tech Serve Alliance (TSA) and the Academy of Management (AOM).
The 2011 Inc. 500, unveiled in the September issue of Inc. (available on newsstands August 23 to November 15 and on Inc.com), is a group of companies that are smaller but much faster-growing than last year’s crop. Aggregate revenue is $10.5 billion, with a median three-year growth of 1,275 percent. The companies on this year's list employ more than 46,000 people and generated over 35,000 jobs in the past three years. Complete results of the Inc. 500, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found on Inc.com/500.
Website/ Contact Information: www.greenearthaction.com; Dr. Suresh Kumar, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer. Email: GreenEarthAction@gmail.com