Monthly Archives: November 2009

Nov
27
2009
Business Week Shines National Spotlight on Taylor

In the August/September 2009 edition of Small Biz Magazine, Business Week highlighted some of Taylor’s sustainable practices in its cover story “When Going Green Isn’t About Marketing”.  The article focused on how Taylor enhanced its operational performance by responsibly diverting manufacturing waste and conserving natural resources through equipment upgrades and …

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I am President and CEO of The Taylor Companies. Taylor is the oldest furniture manufacturer in the United States. Taylor is headquartered in Bedford, Ohio and has a second manufacturing facility in Lynwood, California, I earned a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Miami University and a...
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Nov
25
2009
Corporate Volunteering: Top 7 Requests & the Bad, Better and Best Responses (1 of 7) - A blog by Chris Jarvis

Source: 3BL Blogs SUMMARY: The 3BL Media blog roll is a select list of the most influential, respected, and authoritative voices in corporate social responsibility. Compiled from the 3BL Media staff’s extensive contacts with longtime CSR commentators, these blogger soffer relevant news, opinions, and ideas about all things CSR in …

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Nov
23
2009
How to Build a More Effective Nonprofit Sector by Transforming Boards

Source: Korngold Consulting LLC BLOG / NEWSLETTER: Boards of directors, comprised of volunteers, have the decision-making authority and power over the direction and finances of nonprofit organizations. Although there are boards that are disappointingly ineffective, I have seen many boards rise to the occasion to lead their organizations to success …

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Nov
23
2009
Riley Life Logistics: Founded on Values of Sustainability, Integrity, Passion, and Innovation

Since 2007, Riley Life Logistics, based in Durham, North Carolina has worked to deliver superior outsourced service support to companies who aim to be sustainable and progressive.  They allow their customers to focus on advancing their own business while Riley Life manages product shipment and inventory. Riley Life Logistics is founded on the values …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Nov
23
2009
Seven Businesses in Arkansas, North Carolina, Ohio, and Pennsylvania Earn Green Plus™ Certification; Twenty-Five Others Complete First Stage of Certification

  (North Carolina Research Triangle) Thirty-one businesses in the Green PlusTM program were recognized by the Institute for Sustainable Development for their exceptional efforts toward triple bottom line sustainability. Seven businesses received full Green PlusTM certification, and twenty-five were recognized as Green PlusTM Movers – businesses that have completed the …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Nov
20
2009
Greensboro Chamber to Offer Green Plus™ Certification Program

  November 20, 2009 (Greensboro, NC) – The Greensboro Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the Institute for Sustainable Development to become the first North Carolina Triad area organization to offer Green Plus.  The Institute is a partnership of chambers of commerce and universities to help small business owners become …

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We educate, motivate, and recognize smaller enterprises for their efforts towards becoming more sustainable. We’re here to offer tangible, practical tips and expertise in sustainability.
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Nov
20
2009
The Carbon Economy - Short Video

http://www.durham-nc.com/reynblog/2009/11/carbon-economy.html

Nov
20
2009
Some Reasons Why DCVB Pursued Green Plus Certification

DCVB is pleased to learn it is the first destination marketing organization in the nation and one of the first two dozen overall to earn Green Plus certification from the Institute for Sustainable Development. Essentially, this is a rigorous process evaluating organizations for not just how they treat the planet …

Nov
19
2009
Proud to Be Certified

DCVB is proud to be the first community marketing organization Green Plus Certified.  There are more than 1100 destination marketing organizations, as we’re called, in North America.  Similar to DCVB which has more than 3,000 visitor related businesses and organizations as stakeholders, they are each in a position to further …

Nov
19
2009
Building Successful Nonprofit Boards

Source: Korngold Consulting LLC SUMMARY: Learn the key elements to building a high-impact nonprofit board. At a Carnegie Council program, expert Alice Korngold clearly describes how to form the right board, focus its attention on the mission, vision, and revenue model, and achieving success. Tweet me: Learn the key steps …

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