Green Stories (F5)

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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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
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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Oct
23
2011
Starting Up? Introducing the Green Plus Sustainability Road Map for StartUps

Planning a Startup? Even though you might not have hired your first employee or left your garage, you might already have a vision for the kind of business you want your company to become — including being sustainable. At Green Plus, we’re often asked by early stage entrepreneurs what they …

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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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Oct
19
2011
GreenBiz.com: 10 Communication Strategies to Engage Employees in Sustainability

“Committing to sustainability, and taking action on it, is a critical element of today’s corporate world, but without getting employees on board through a successful internal communications program, green and other social good initiatives are much less likely to succeed.” “Weinreb Group sat down with Susan McPherson, a Senior Vice President …

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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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Sep
14
2011
Real Results for Fast Movers

Stay ahead of the curve. Build culture. Attract new customers.   You might not think of a tire company as ‘green’, but Chapel Hill Tire & Car Care retrofitted with energy and water-efficient upgrades, planted a rain garden, and installed solar panels. That caught the attention of media and 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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