Above & Beyond

This Environmental Help Desk section provides a resource to help your company sort through the many green and sustainable business certifications and you understand
• The best fit for your business
• Certification costs
• Credibility (in other words, who is behind it)

Nov
26
2012
Report by the BCLC: The Role of Business in Environmental Innovation

The Role of Business in Environmental Innovation takes a look at how companies create better opportunities to be a good steward of the environment. This report is the second in BCLC’s year-long report series “The Role of Business,” learn more about this series on our report series page. The report features a …

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Sep
27
2012
Win Your Own Personal Power Source! Follow Us on Facebook & Twitter

Follow the Environmental Help Desk on Facebook for a chance to win your own personal power source — a Tremont Electric  nPower Peg! Follow us @EnviroHelpDesk on Twitter for a second chance to win an nPower Peg. The Environmental Help Desk for Business loves environmental innovation. Tremont Electric’s nPower Peg Personal …

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Jun
6
2012
Helping Your Business Join the Green Economy

“The 2012 theme for World Environment Day is Green Economy: Does it include you? The program’s emphasis is not only on growing inherently green sectors, but also in greening traditional businesses one wouldn’t necessarily regard as environmentally oriented. It’s with the latter goal in mind that the Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) …

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May
2
2012
'What's Behind the Label?' Green Plus Senior Fellow Shana Starobin on Food Certification

Green Plus Senior Fellow Shana Starobin on Food Certification “You place the eggs in your basket next to the Fair Trade coffee and Rainforest Alliance Certified grapes you’ve also selected, feeling good that you are participating in the humane treatment of animals, enhanced farmer livelihoods and the gradual saving of …

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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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