Monthly Archives: January 2012

Jan
31
2012
2012 Green Plus Sustainable Business Awards To Be Held April 12th

2012 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Awards To Be Held April 12th.  Please join us for the Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Awards Thursday, April 12, from 8:30am – 1pm at Research Triangle Park Foundation. Presented annually by GlaxoSmithKline, the awards recognize America’s leading green and sustainable smaller enterprises. “Sustainability Top Down/Bottom …

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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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Jan
30
2012
Webinar Notes: Small Businesses Majority / Energy Efficiency Discussion

On January 18, we had the opportunity to participate in a webinar titled “How Ohio Businesses Can Make Money By Going Green,” hosted by the organization Small Business Majority.  Along with representatives from Duke Energy, American Electric Power (AEP), and Small Business Majority, the Green Plus team discussed how sustainable business …

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Jan
25
2012
Green Plus Seeks Nicholas School Students for Group Masters Project

The Institute for Sustainable Development has a group masters project available for up to three (3) Nicholas School students — assisting us in developing a national Environmental Help Desk for Business. The Help Desk will be a resource to help American small and medium-sized businesses to meet the fulfill new …

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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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Jan
25
2012
Carbon Footprint

What It Is A carbon footprint evaluation measures the carbon dioxide produced by burning fossil fuels for electricity, heating, transportation, and the production of consumer goods, among other activities, for a particular residence, business, or other unit of analysis (such as a city). Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas. There …

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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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Jan
18
2012
Green Plus Award Nomination Deadline January 31

  Each year, the Institute for Sustainable Development recognizes outstanding small and medium-sized employers from around the U.S. for their leadership in sustainable enterprise — combining cutting edge business, environmental, employee and community practices.  Check out the video from our 2011 Green Plus Awards here. Nominate your favorite triple-bottom line …

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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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Jan
17
2012
Green Plus Partner Discount Pays Off

Our Yes! Solar Solutions Green Plus Partner Discount continues to offer benefits.  Our very first discount to Irregardless Café, who we met at our first Green Plus event when we were both “movers” was for an energy audit.  Among the recommendations for energy efficiency was the use of solar to …

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Yes! Solar Solutions is a Cary, NC based energy solutions company. Owners Stew and Kathy Miller are longtime small business owners in Cary and assembled a team of professionals passionate about energy conservation and alternative energy solutions. We specialize in solar photovoltaic systems and...
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Jan
16
2012
SJF Portfolio Company eRecyclingCorps Secures $35M from Kleiner Perkins

eRecyclingCorps, a SJF Ventures portfolio company that partners with global wireless carriers and retailers in the management of wireless e-waste as an asset, raised $35 million in a fundraising round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The investment marks yet another milestone for eRecyclingCorps (ERC), which already counts Sprint …

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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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Jan
14
2012
Green Business Award Nominations Deadline Extended to February 17

Green Plus recognizes smaller enterprises for their excellence in green and sustainable practices each year.  Each year, we recognize outstanding small and medium-sized employers from around the U.S. for their leadership in sustainable enterprise — combining cutting edge business, environmental, employee and community practices.  Check out the video from our 2011 Green …

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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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Jan
13
2012
Free Webinar for Ohio Businesses Jan. 18 - 'Saving Money by Going Green'

Wednesday, January 18, at 10am EST, the Green Plus Team will be participating in a free webinar, open to any Ohio business, on saving money by going green, focused especially on energy savings.   space You can register for the webinar by clicking here. space The webinar, presented by the Small Business Majority, …

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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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Jan
10
2012
Podcast: Wind Energy Innovations in North Myrtle Beach, SC

Alternative energy is a hot topic these days.  Every year, more and more companies and entrepreneurs are creating new and innovative technologies designed to produce clean energy, and more and more consumers are investing in these technologies.   Municipalities are now taking an active interest in providing clean energy to …

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