Monthly Archives: September 2011

Sep
30
2011
UPDATE: Green Plus Diagnostic Tool Issue Resolved

The Diagnostic Tool is once again up and running as of Monday, October 3rd.  Please feel free to update your answers and submit.

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Sep
27
2011
Institute for Sustainable Development Awards Green Plus Certification to Six Companies

Organizations in Four States Earn Designation The Institute for Sustainable Development announced that six organizations in four states earned Green Plus Certification in the third quarter of 2011. The most recent businesses to achieve full Green Plus Certification are: Celito (Raleigh, NC) Chartreuse (Lakewood, OH) Fleetwood Fixtures (Leesport, PA) Four Seasons …

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Sep
19
2011
NEEF Report: Sustainability through Employee Engagement

From GreenBiz.com – This report, the third produced by NEEF’s Business & Environment Program, examines how leading companies are moving toward a more strategic approach to employee engagement in corporate sustainability activities by creating a culture of sustainability throughout their firms. In this report, the reader will find company case studies …

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Sep
16
2011
Podcast: HVAC Systems

This summer, Amanda Komar, Community Coordinator at Green Plus, teamed up with Garrett Ziegler, graduate student at the Center for Sustainable Tourism at East Carolina University to bring you insightful content on topics related to tourism and sustainability. In this podcast, Amanda and Garrett discuss HVAC systems. This is the fifth in …

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Sep
16
2011
Podcast: Energy Monitoring & Management

This summer, Amanda Komar, Community Coordinator at Green Plus, teamed up with Garrett Ziegler, graduate student at the Center for Sustainable Tourism at East Carolina University to bring you insightful content on topics related to tourism and sustainability. In this podcast, Amanda and Garrett discuss energy monitoring and management. This is the …

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Sep
16
2011

This summer, Amanda Komar, Community Coordinator at Green Plus, teamed up with Garrett Ziegler, graduate student at the Center for Sustainable Tourism at East Carolina University to bring you insightful content on topics related to tourism and sustainability. In this podcast, Amanda and Garrett discuss strategies for financing renewable energy and …

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Sep
16
2011

This summer, Amanda Komar, Community Coordinator at Green Plus, teamed up with Garrett Ziegler, graduate student at the Center for Sustainable Tourism at East Carolina University to bring you insightful content on topics related to tourism and sustainability.  In this podcast, Amanda and Garrett discuss LED lighting. This is the …

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Sep
16
2011

This summer, Amanda Komar, Community Coordinator at Green Plus, teamed up with Garrett Ziegler, graduate student at the Center for Sustainable Tourism at East Carolina University to bring you insightful content on topics related to tourism and sustainability.  In this podcast, Amanda and Garrett discuss solar hot water systems. This is …

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Sep
15
2011
Office Signage

What It Is “Office signage” refers to posted signs around the office. The signs may address employees, clients, or both. For example, a sign saying, “Please recycle” addresses anyone standing by the garbage cans. However, a sign saying, “Employees must wash hands” speaks only to staff members. “Office signage” can …

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Sep
15
2011
Diversity

What It Is The concept of diversity in the workplace is about more than just hiring a diverse workforce. Diverse businesses go beyond mere tolerance to encourage true understanding of the individual differences that frequently fall along dimensions of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, socioeconomic status, age, physical …

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