Monthly Archives: February 2010

Feb
26
2010
Warren County Regional Chamber First Green Plus Partner in NJ

The Warren County Regional Chamber of Commerce is the first business association in New Jersey to offer the Green Plus™ sustainability education and certification program to its members. The program gives employers affordable, practical support in succeeding financially while being good to their environment, employees and community. “It’s a challenge for …

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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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Feb
25
2010
From Fast Company: Green Plus, Climate Savers Computing, Tech Soup provide non-profits with tools to go green

Green Plus, Climate Savers Computing and Tech Soup provide non-profits tools to go green as well as non-profits. Alice Korngold on Leading Companies for Good at Fast Company.

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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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Feb
22
2010
Lighting Alliance Accepting Applications from Non-Profits for Lighting Efficiency Grants

Vista Bright, an energy efficient lighting manufacturer, and the Energy ALERTSM Alliance, a nationwide consortium of lighting industry manufacturers, distributors, and electrical contractors, are offering grants to non-profits looking to improve the efficiency of their lighting.  According to the press release: “The grants are designed to assist educational institutions (private …

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Feb
22
2010
Application Period for 2010 Sustainability Fellowships Closed

Call for Applicants: Institute Seeks Candidates for 2010 Sustainability Fellowships The Institute for Sustainable Development is seeking qualified applicants for its 2010 Sustainability Fellowship program. Fellowships pay a competitive stipend and will run for eight weeks during the summer of 2010. The Institute will select at least eight Fellows and …

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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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Feb
17
2010
Harvard Business Review: Finding the Money to Green Your Business

From the Harvard Business Review: “Contrary to the popular misconception that going green is expensive, in a very large range of cases, environmental initiatives don’t raise costs, they lower them – and fast… But even for the most head-slappingly obvious changes with super-fast paybacks, companies still need to find the capital …

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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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Feb
15
2010
Business Recycling Workshop, March 2 in Greensboro NC

  Recycling:  What IS a Business To Do? Paper and plastic and glass – OH MY! It all can (and should) be recycled, but how? If you are a Greensboro area business owner or employee, Sustainable Greensboro and the Greensboro Partnership want to give you a leg up on recycling these and other business waste …

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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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Feb
13
2010
Wall Street Journal: Rise in Home-Based Businesses Tests Neighborliness

From the Wall Street Journal: “The recession is causing a growing number of people to venture into home businesses, a boost for the economy but a nuisance for neighbors… As jobless people trade their desks for kitchen tables, or as businesses reduce costs by giving up commercial storefronts, cities and …

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Chris has spent over 20 years helping communities utilize sustainability, social entrepreneurship, and philanthropy as catalysts for economic growth. Chris serves as Executive Director of the Institute for Sustainable Development and the Green Plus™ -- a program dedicated to helping America's...
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Feb
5
2010
Raleigh-Cary Ranked No. 3 in Five-Year Job Growth

The number of jobs in the Raleigh-Cary area grew 10.3 percent during the five-year period that ended in December – the third best performance among the 67 U.S. metros with a population of at least 750,000. Wake, Johnston, and Franklin counties added 47,600 jobs between December 2004 and December of …

Feb
2
2010
BASE Speed Networking for Sustainable Entrepreneurs in Raleigh

UNC Business Accelerator for Sustainable Entrepreneurship hosts speed networking for sustainable entrepreneurs Date: February 15, 2010 Time: 5:00-7:30pm Location: Irregardless Café, Raleigh NC Registration: CLICK HERE Agenda: 5:00-5:30pm       Registration 5:30-6:30pm       Speed Networking 6:30-7:30pm       Open Networking Speed Networking is designed as an efficient way for local sustainable entrepreneurs to meet …

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