Monthly Archives: February 2012

Feb
27
2012
$20,000 Cherokee Challenge: Environmental Entrepreneurship Competition

The Cherokee Challenge is a competition and accelerator designed to identify, fund and develop high impact environmental business ventures. Entrepreneurs may submit their own idea or business venture for consideration, or they may champion one of Cherokee’s ideas. Up to three ventures will be offered $20k in seed funding.  In …

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Feb
24
2012
Green Plus Scholarships Available for Small Businesses in NC, OH

  The Duke Energy Foundation, the Park Foundation, and the Generation Foundation are providing scholarships to qualifying smaller enterprises that want to pursue Green Plus education, networking, and certification in 2012 – 2013. The standard price for Green Plus is $550. Scholarships from these sponsors will make the program free to participants for a two-year …

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Feb
24
2012
Hitachi Foundation In Search Of Young Entrepreneurs Improving American Communities

Are you, or do you know, the next Yoshiyama Young Entrepreneur? Did you establish a financially viable business with the intention of offering low-wealth individuals in America a leg up? Have you been in business for 1-5 years? Were you under the age of 30 when you launched your business? …

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Feb
24
2012
BCLC Seeking Social Innovator Speakers for National Conference (4/17)

The Business Civic Leadership Center is seeking proposals for speakers to participate on a plenary session – “Business Solutions to Address Community Challenges.” The session will take place on Tuesday, April 17 from 10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at the Westin in Atlanta, GA. Specifically, they are looking for a …

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Feb
21
2012
NC Museum of Life and Science First Green Plus Certified Museum in U.S.

The North Carolina Museum of Life and Science has earned Green Plus Certification, becoming the first museum in the country to earn the distinction.   The Museum is located on 84 acres of land in Durham, North Carolina that includes an interactive science park, a butterfly conservatory, enclosed sanctuaries for the …

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Feb
13
2012
KW Commercial Chapel Hill: Sustainability Promise

In Chapel Hill, The Green Plus team contact is David Bellin of KW Commercial (dbellin@kw.com) Sustainability Promise   Keller Williams Realty is committed to a better future for all. Our green mission. At Keller Williams Realty, we care about the place you call home. We understand that it’s more than …

Feb
9
2012
Harrington Bank

Harrington Bank is a full service, locally owned and managed community bank. Our products and services are all tailored to meet the needs of our neighbors in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and the surrounding communities. Because we know the local economic environment, our products offer competitive rates and flexible terms …

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Feb
1
2012
Composting

What It Is Composting is a natural process that turns decomposed organic materials into a rich soil called compost. Composting involves mixing yard and organic waste in a pile or bin and mimicking conditions that support the process of decomposition. Decomposition is fueled by millions of microscopic organisms (i.e., bacteria, …

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