Monthly Archives: June 2011

Jun
27
2011
Counter Culture Coffee Supports Employees' Sustainability Projects With Green Fund

Counter Culture Coffee has officially announced a new program to support the personal sustainability-related projects of our employees.  The Counter Culture Coffee Green Fund will match employees’ financial investments in self-motivated sustainability projects up to $500 per year.  Such projects might include green building classes, personal finance, gardening supplies, public transportation …

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Jun
24
2011
Green Plus™ Mover PlotWatt™ Wins GE Ecomagination Award

Congratulations to PlotWatt on securing $1 million in venture capital funding and winning a GE Ecomagination Challenge award. The GE contest recognized just five winners among 856 entries. Durham, NC-based PlotWatt is a Green Plus Mover. “PlotWatt, a three-year-old startup, aims to help consumers turn smartgrid information into savings on utility bills. …

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Jun
22
2011
Green Plus To Present On Smaller Enterprise Sustainability at R4 Conference

Members of the Green Plus team will talk about the role of smaller enterprise in sustainability innovation at the Business Civic Leadership Center’s R4 Conference (Revitalization, Reinvention, Resilience, Responsibility) — to register, click here — or for information, read below: “The U.S. Chamber of Commerce BCLC National R4 Conference is …

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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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Jun
21
2011
Green Plus™ Award Winners Discuss Local Impact on National Policy

(Washington, D.C.) The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce, Cleveland, OH, Savannah, GA, and North Myrtle Beach, S.C. were each awarded a 2011 Green Plus Award for community-based innovation in sustainable economic development. The awards were made at PNC Bank regional headquarters in Washington, D.C. by 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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Jun
19
2011
How Cities Like Chattanooga Can Alter the National Discussion

(From the Chattanooga Times Free Press) “A group of national business and environmental leaders last week honored Chattanooga’s economic development agency for bringing Volkswagen to what was formerly one of the most polluted sites in the South. space J.Ed. Marston, vice president of marketing and communication for the Chattanooga Area …

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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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Jun
15
2011
2011 Green Plus Community, Chamber of Commerce Winners Announced

The Institute for Sustainable Development announced the winners of its annual Green Plus Community and Green Plus Chamber of Commerce Awards. The Institute, with Partners for Livable Communities and the American Chamber of Commerce Executives, makes the annual awards to chambers of commerce to recognize exceptional leadership in sustainable, triple …

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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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Jun
12
2011
New Position - Green Plus Community Coordinator

Would you like to play a role in making American more prosperous, healthier, and more sustainable? Do you love meeting many and working with many kinds of new people on a daily basis? Does the idea of helping our country’s small businesses reach the cutting edge of triple bottom line …

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Jun
9
2011
Seven Businesses in North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina Earn Green Plus Certification

The Institute for Sustainable Development is excited to welcome seven new organizations in four states Green Plus Certified community.  The newest organizations to achieve Green Plus Certification include Ad Spice Promotional Marketing (Durham, NC) AlphaGraphics Cary (Cary, NC) Counter Culture Coffee (Durham, NC) High Associates (Lancaster, PA) North Myrtle Beach …

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Jun
8
2011
2011 Green Plus Sustainability Summer Fellows Named

The Institute for Sustainable Development today announced its 2011 Sustainability Summer Fellows. The 2011 class of Sustainability Fellows comprises graduate students, undergraduates and professionals from Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and East Carolina University. Fellows include Jeremy Bogen, Molly Boyle, Susannah Brouwer, Amanda Komar and …

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Jun
6
2011
SJF Cleantech Mentorship Program Accepting Applications

The SJF Cleantech Mentorship Program provides a unique opportunity for cleantech entrepreneurs across the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast and Appalachia region to accelerate the growth of their private companies by engaging with a nationwide network of experienced entrepreneurial and industry leaders. This program will be administered through an online community facilitated by SJF …

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