Monthly Archives: February 2013

Feb
28
2013
Register Now! Hear Erin Meezan, Vice President of Sustainability at Interface - March 12

Register Now to hear Erin Meezan, Vice President of Sustainability at Interface on Employee Engagement & Environmental Innovation, March 12. Communicating the value of environmental innovation and stewardship can be a challenge throughout large organizations. Erin Meezan, the Vice President of Sustainability at Interface, Inc. will discuss tactics such as spreading …

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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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Feb
27
2013
Supply Chain Information - Construction

Sector Name:  Construction SIC Code: 23   Major Players in the Construction Industry Bechtel Koch Industries Kiewit Corp. Renco Group CH2M Hill Guardian Industries Clark Enterprises Kohler Berry Plastics Gilbane   Major Issues Affecting the Industry Doing business with large construction companies will require identifying your goods or services, researching …

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Feb
25
2013
Eco-Friendly Shipping Company Arrives in the US

If you think about the number of cardboard boxes that are used to ship products around the world every year, it’s difficult to imagine how many of these boxes are used once and then recycled – or worse, thrown away. In fact, cardboard is used for about 90 percent of …

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Drew Nitschke is a first-year graduate student at Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment, working towards degree in Environmental Economics and Policy. He is especially interested in sustainability and how it relates to business of all sizes. He graduated from UCLA in June 2012 after...
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Feb
20
2013
Supply Chain Information: Film Production

Sector Name: Electronic Information – Film and Television Production SIC code: 512110   Major Players Fox Entertainment Group Paramount Motion Pictures Group DreamWorks Sony Pictures Entertainment MGM Holdings, INC. NBC Universal Time Warner Walt Disney motion Pictures Group ABC Studios   Major Issues Location  Location considerations play a key role in …

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Scott Brennen, native of no-where-in-particular, earned an undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Grinnell College in 2008. After graduation, he joined the Peace Corps, which put him to work teaching 9th grade Chemistry at a rural high school in Mozambique. He is currently studying science...
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Feb
19
2013
Wilmington International Airport becomes first Green Plus Certified airport in the country

The Wilmington International Airport (ILM) based out of Wilmington, North Carolina, is the latest organization to receive Green Plus Certification.  ILM is the first business in Wilmington and the first airport in the country to achieve Green Plus Certification. Being Green Plus Certified means that the airport has shown a commitment to …

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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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Feb
18
2013
Edison2 Designs Lightweight, Efficient Car of the Future
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Drew Nitschke is a first-year graduate student at Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment, working towards degree in Environmental Economics and Policy. He is especially interested in sustainability and how it relates to business of all sizes. He graduated from UCLA in June 2012 after...
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Feb
13
2013
Supply Chain Information: Retail Trade

Sector Name: Retail Trade SIC Code: 44-45   Major Players in the Retail Trade Industry Walmart VF Corporation Kohl’s McDonald’s Starbucks VF Corporation Procter & Gamble   Major Issues Affecting the Industry The retail industry is responsible for the largest energy bills and is the second largest emitter of greenhouse …

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Feb
5
2013
Raleigh-based Associa HRW earns Re-Certification

Congratulations to real estate and development manager Associa HRW for earning re-Certification with Green Plus.     Associa HRW has a pioneer sustainability program called “Associa Green,” which helps its community associations recycle and manage waste to maintain clean and healthy neighborhoods.  Through this program, individuals or communities can host …

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Feb
4
2013
Lube Stop earns Green Plus Re-Certification!

Congratulations to Lube Stop of Berea, OH, for earning re-Certification with Green Plus.  Located outside of Cleveland, Lube Stop is the largest chain of quick oil changes in Ohio.       Lube Stop, one of the first Green Plus businesses in the state of Ohio, produces and trademarks the …

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Feb
1
2013
Register Now! IBM's Dave Bartlett on Internal Operations & Energy Efficiency - Feb. 21

Register Now to hear David Bartlett, Vice President for Smarter Physical Infrastructure at IBM  BCLC will be hosting a series of webinars in the first quarter of 2013 to share innovative best practices in environmental stewardship–an area where current strategies can make significant impact now and new opportunities within a company …

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