Monthly Archives: April 2010

Apr
27
2010
GreenBiz.com: UPS's New Green Label for Eco-Friendly Packages

ATLANTA, GA – Companies that meet United Parcel Service’s new green standards for responsible packaging can ship their goods with a label attesting to that fact under an assessment program the carrier introduces today. Through its Eco Responsible Packaging Program, a new contractually based service the company is calling 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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Apr
27
2010
Free Seminar at Durham Tech: Greening your Business

Greening Your Business Want to join the green wave sweeping the business world, but not sure where to start? Or already started but needing more direction? Learn principles and practices to start or accelerate your business on the path to becoming more sustainable by adopting a triple bottom line approach …

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Apr
26
2010
Vote now: Green Plus People's Choice Awards

Voting has closed for the Green Plus People’s Choice awards!  The organization with the most votes will win the Green Plus People’s Choice award at the Green Plus North American Sustainable Enterprise awards on June 18, 2010.

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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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Apr
21
2010
Inc.com: How to Improve Employee Retention

“As the economy revives, companies with dissatisfied employees will experience a swift exodus of their top talent. Here’s how to keep your staff engaged and happy.” Read the rest of this Inc.com article by Josh Spiro by clicking here: http://www.inc.com/guides/2010/04/employee-retention.html

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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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Apr
19
2010
Going Green

Respecting mother earth by going green is a project within itself. Maintaining ecological balance will not only save the communities you live in. It will also generate job growth in the private and public sector building partnerships. The Planet Earth Day began over forty years ago and the City of …

Apr
16
2010
The Umstead Hotel & Spa

The Umstead Hotel and Spa Lobby

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The Umstead Hotel and Spa is nestled against a beautiful three-acre lake, steps away from walking and jogging trails as well as The Umstead State Park. The 150 oversized guest rooms include luxurious furnishings and signature amenities. Adjacent to the hotel, the plush Umstead Spa features the...
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Apr
13
2010
GreenBiz.com: Without CEO Buy-In, Companies Struggle at Sustainability

“In addition to “you can’t manage what you don’t measure,” the idea that environmental leadership has to come from the top is one of the truisms of green business.” “And yet, a recent survey of nearly 2,000 executives verifies not only the truth of the impact of green leadership, but …

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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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Apr
13
2010
Lunch & Learn: NC Green Power, Renewable Energy Resources, Thursday 12-1p in Raleigh

Learn how your business can advance alternative energy in North Carolina by supporting The NC GreenPower Program- Renewable Energy Resources for NC. When:  Thursday, April 15th (Noon- 1PM) Where:  HagerSmith Design (Downstairs)-  (Physical address:  305 Martin Street, Raleigh, NC) Lunch:  Will be provided and is FREE- just bring your appetite …

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Apr
11
2010
Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry to Host April 15 Business Sustainability Conference

Join The Chamber, together with our affiliate Lancaster County Business Group on Health, for the inaugural Business Sustainability Conference to learn how people, planet and prosperity can enhance the future of your business. Hear from a global company on how they incorporate sustainable practices, learn the ins and outs of …

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Apr
8
2010
Council for Smaller Enterprises Update: "Why Businesses Are Saying Sustainability Is Worth the Effort"

“Green Up and Stay in the Black:” The April 2010 COSE Update  profiles Certified Green Plus Taylor Companies and the Green Plus program itself.

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