Monthly Archives: December 2010

Dec
27
2010
Certified Green Plus Hughes Pittman & Gupton LLP Helps Bring More Than $6.3 Million in Federal Funding to North Carolina

Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (http://www.hpg.com), the largest CPA firm headquartered and staffed in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, announces today it has assisted 24 North Carolina bio, pharma and life science companies in securing more than $6.3 million in Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project grants. The firm assisted …

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HPG is the Triangle's largest locally-owned and managed CPA firm--delivering value through local, national, and international resources. Our team-based culture, embodied by REACH, enables us to develop strong, successful client relationships through the retention of talented, experienced...
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Dec
27
2010
Cleveland Foundation Summer Internship Program Applications Due February 4, 2011

Since 1999, the Cleveland Foundation has conducted a summer internship program that provides undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates an opportunity to work for 11 weeks in Cleveland-area nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Timeline October/November – Organizations are invited to apply to host a summer intern. December/January – Interns are invited 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
25
2010
New Cell Phone for Christmas? "After Dump, What Happens To Electronic Waste?"

“Many people will receive a new computer or cell phone this holiday season – and throw out their old equipment. And when old TVs and computers end up in landfills, the toxic metals and flame retardants they contain can cause environmental problems. Yet even recycling your e-waste, as it’s called, …

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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
22
2010
Special Report - What the New Tax Law Means to You and Your Business, by William H. Bunch, CPA, PA

“Putting more money in the pockets of families most likely to spend it, helping businesses invest and grow — that’s how we’re  going to spark demand, spur hiring, and strengthen our economy in the New Year.” – President Obama before signing the new tax bill into law On December 17, …

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Dec
17
2010
'Sustainability Can Help Small Businesses Win City Contracts'

“Looking to tap into the billions of dollars that municipal governments spend annually on goods and services, from break-room coffee to janitorial help? Being a local, sustainable small business may give you an edge over the competition, especially if you’re in Ohio. The city of Cleveland this fall enacted what’s …

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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
14
2010
GreenBiz.com: Five Stages on the Sustainability Journey

Companies that are wondering about how to take their sustainability efforts to the next level may benefit from knowing that most leading sustainability companies — particularly the larger ones — progressed in several stages, and over a multi-year period. Based on our work and research with dozens of companies, I …

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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
9
2010
GreenBiz.com: Switching to Efficient Lighting Could Save U.S. $9B Annually

“Phasing out energy-guzzling incandescent lighting for efficient alternatives could save the U.S. $9 billion a year and avoid roughly 45 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions annually. That’s the equivalent of removing 11 million vehicles from the road, or bypassing the need to build 26 medium-sized coal-fired plants.” Read …

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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
9
2010
Stakeholders, Sustainability & Your Organization

The Institute for Sustainable Development and BrownFlynn, a Cleveland-based sustainability consulting firm, joined forces this summer to better understand the intersection between stakeholder engagement and sustainability by surveying organizations on the topic. While research has been done on the topics separately, there has been very little exploration of their interaction. More than 175 organizations – including businesses, …

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Dec
8
2010
Dec 22 Deadline for 2011 North American Sustainable Enterprise awards

Each year, the Institute for Sustainable Development recognizes a number of smaller enterprises, chambers of commerce, and cities for their exceptional sustainability efforts and for the example they set for other organizations at the Green Plus North American Sustainable Enterprise Awards. a The awards ceremony is presented by GlaxoSmithKline and hosted by The …

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