Monthly Archives: December 2009

Dec
23
2009
The PTA Thrift Shop: Inspiring Community through Support and Reuse

The PTA Thrift Shop was established in 1952 to supply funds for art education in the Chapel Hill school district. Recently, Green Plus spoke with executive director Barbara Jean-Black asking her about her experiences with sustainability and what it’s like being a Green Plus certified business. What inspired you to …

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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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Dec
18
2009
Sustainability: A Business Opportunity

“The sustainability movement started gaining traction in the United States at the beginning of this decade. Businesses are now recognizing that sustainable value is not only transforming their respective business models but they are now enjoying the fruits of the triple bottom benefits that sustainability yields. The Taylor Companies, the …

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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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Dec
7
2009
Metro South Chamber of Commerce First Partner in Massachusetts

The Metro South Chamber announced a new initiative which allows businesses to achieve a credible “green” certification in order to convey their commitment to responsible and sustainable operations. Green Plus is a program developed for small and medium businesses by the Institute for Sustainable Development. It is designed to educate, …

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Dec
1
2009
The Redwoods Group and Risk Specialists Companies Launch Joint Venture to Serve MGU Market

The Redwoods Group and Risk Specialists Companies Launch Joint Venture to Serve MGU Market MORRISVILLE, NC – The Redwoods Group and Risk Specialists Companies, Inc., a Chartis company, have formed Redwoods Managers, Inc., to offer services that will improve the profitability, effectiveness and sustainability of managing general underwriters (MGUs).  Bill …

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