Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mar
24
2012
APPLY NOW: Green Plus Scholarships for St. Louis Small Businesses

St. Louis, MO: Wells Fargo is providing free scholarships to qualifying smaller enterprises in St. Louis that want to pursue Green Plus education, networking, and certification in 2012 – 2013.  The standard price for Green Plus is $550. Wells Fargo’s sponsorship will make the Green Plus program free to up …

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Mar
22
2012
Tickets On Sale for April 12 Green Plus Sustainable Business Awards

Tickets are now on sale for the 2012 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Awards! The Awards will be held April 12, 2012, from 8am – 1pm at the Research Triangle Park Foundation.     If you can’t see the ticket registration above, please click here to purchase your tickets.    Program 8:00     …

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Mar
18
2012
The Future of Sustainability: A Perspective from Walmart 3/28

Walmart’s Director of Sustainability, Miranda A. A. Ballentine, to discuss Walmart’s productivity loop at NC State University March 28, come hear retail giant Walmart’s thinking on how sustainability will unfold in the next five years. For a supplier, what’s the dividend in sustainability? Ms. Ballentine will provide Walmart’s global perspective. …

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Mar
16
2012
Making Sense of Green Business Certifications

Over the past two decades, businesses and the public have been confronted with a myriad of green business certifications. Some green business certifications are geared to helping distinguish products for retail consumers, but many large buyers of business goods and services require or at least favor B2B certifications as well. …

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Mar
15
2012
Green Plus Awards April 12 Program, Roundtables Announced

The 2012 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Awards (April 12) will feature two discussions with national experts on sustainable People policies for companies, and on national trends in sustainable business leadership. Program 8:00     Registration, Networking, Light Breakfast 8:30     Welcome 9:00     Panel Discussion #1: A Rising Tide (At Your Company): How helping …

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Mar
14
2012
Piedmont EMC First Green Plus Organization to Earn Recertification

Piedmont Electric Membership Corporation of Hillsborough, North Carolina, is the first Green Plus organization to become re-certified in the Green Plus program. Piedmont EMC originally earned Certification in 2010. Piedmont EMC is a Touchstone Energy Cooperative based in Hillsborough — a nonprofit electric utility serving 32,000 consumers in parts of Alamance, Caswell, Durham, …

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Mar
9
2012
CBI Technologies of Lumberton, NC Earns Green Plus Certification

    CBI Technologies (Controlling Barrier Insects), a perimeter mosquito and pest control company based on the coastal plains of North Carolina in Lumberton has become the latest organization to earn Green Plus Certification. Harry Carter, the owner and founder of CBI, is very active in his community’s Adopt-a-Highway program …

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