Monthly Archives: February 2011

Feb
25
2011
Accepting Nominations: Green Plus Sustainable City of the Year, due 4/15

In partnership with Next American City and Partners for Livable Communities, the Institute for Sustainable Development will make its first Green Plus City Award for a U.S. or Canadian town or city that has demonstrated exemplary leadership in making its community more sustainable. The Institute for Sustainable Development is a non-profit partnership of university …

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Feb
25
2011
Accepting Nominations: Green Plus Sustainable Chamber of the Year, due 4/15

In 2011, the Institute will offer two distinct Green Plus Sustainable Chamber of the Year Awards The Green Plus Chamber Award for Leadership in Sustainable Economic Development   Green Plus Chamber Award for Leadership in Member Sustainability Nominate a U.S. or Canadian Chamber of Commerce for a Green Plus Sustainable Chamber Award …

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Feb
25
2011
2011 Green Plus North American Sustainable Enterprise Award Winners Announced

The Institute for Sustainable Development has announced the winners of the 2011 Green Plus North American Sustainable Enterprise Awards. The Awards are given to smaller enterprises in the U.S. for excellence in triple bottom line sustainability, are presented annually at the North Carolina Research Triangle Park Foundation by GlaxoSmithKline. Finalists …

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Feb
24
2011
Mobile Video Building Momentum

Maybe you’ve seen this recently: someone working away on a laptop while beside them, the person’s phone is streaming video. This person is watching sports, a movie, a TED talk, or maybe the news. It’s not terribly unusual these days. And as you are using your smartphone or see others …

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Feb
23
2011
Entrepreneurs for Sustainability (E4S): For Your Consideration for the Green Plus People's Choice Award

E4S, a finalist for the Green Plus Non-Profit / Social Entrepreneurship Award, is also eligible to win the Green Plus People’s Choice Award. In Their Own Words For nearly 10 years E4S has helped business and organizational leaders in Northeast Ohio discover the possibilities and put sustainability to work. Over …

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Feb
23
2011
The Scrap Exchange: For Your Consideration for the Green Plus People's Choice Award

The Scrap Exchange, a finalist in the Green Plus Sustainable Non-Profit / Social Entrepreneurship category, is also eligible to win the Green Plus People’s Choice Award. The Durham, NC-based Scrap Exchange is a creative reuse facility whose mission is “to promote creativity, environmental awareness, and community through reuse.” Since its inception …

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Feb
23
2011
Cosmic Bobbins: For Your Consideration For the Green Plus People's Choice Award

Cosmic Bobbins, a finalist in the Green Plus Non-Profit / Social Entrepreneur Award category, is also eligible for the Green Plus People’s Choice Award. The Cosmic Bobbins business model transforms a business’s own paper wasteinto merchandise that bears its distinctive logo and design.  The merchandise can then be sold to …

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Feb
22
2011
Bull City Forward: For Your Consideration For the Green Plus People's Choice Award

Bull City Forward, a finalist in the Green Plus Non-Profit / Social Entrepreneurship category, is also eligible to win the Green Plus People’s Choice Award. Bull City Forward is a community effort to dramatically increase the creation, scale, and impact of social enterprises in Durham, NC. In Their Own Words: “We …

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Feb
21
2011
Seven Organizations in Three States Earn Green Plus Certification

Seven Organizations in Three States Earn Green Plus Certification Seven more enterprises complete the first stage of the Green Plus program The Institute for Sustainable Development announced seven new organizations in three states have achieved Green Plus Certification.   Created by the NC Research Triangle-based Institute for Sustainable Development, Green Plus …

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Feb
21
2011
Builders of Hope: For Your Consideration For the Green Plus People's Choice Award

Builders of Hope, a finalist for the 2011 Green Plus Susainable Non-Profit / Social Enterprise Award, is also eligible to win the Green Plus People’s Choice Award. Since 2007, Builders of Hope, a non-profit organization, has helped rebuild homes and lives by providing safe, affordable housing to working families. “Our …

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