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Nov
21
2014
FREE WEBINAR: Affordable Commercial Solar Installations and Energy Efficiency Solutions from Clean Energy 4 Raleigh

Solar power and energy efficiency can help businesses save money on their power bills, control operating costs in the face of rising utility rates, and become more energy-independent. There are limited-time solar tax credits, utility rebates, and financing options available to businesses in North Carolina until the end of 2015. …

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Nov
11
2014
2014 Sustainable Enterprise Award Winners Recognized

Green Plus recognized the 2014 Sustainable Enterprise Award Winners Sunday, Nov. 9, at Mez Contemporary Mexican Restaurant — the first business ever to earn full Green Plus Certification. Mez provided us with a delicious brunch and the space for everyone to mingle and connect.   Check out some great photos from …

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Oct
27
2014
The 2014 Sustainable Enterprise Awards Winners are....

We are pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Awards!  The winners are……   Sustainable Enterprise of the Year: Cocoa Cinnamon Cocoa Cinnamon, a two-year-old coffee shop in Durham, NC, is this year’s recipient of the Sustainable Enterprise of the Year award.  Cocoa Cinnamon prides itself …

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Oct
9
2014
On Sale Now!  Tickets for the 2014 Sustainable Enterprise Awards

Tickets are now on sale for this year’s Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Awards. The awards will take place Sunday, Nov. 9, at the first Certified Green Plus business — Mez Contemporary Mexican Restaurant in Durham, NC. Mez will provide a delicious brunch for attendees, and Green Plus will recognize small …

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Oct
1
2014
DEADLINE EXTENDED: 2014 Sustainable Enterprise Awards

The deadline for the 2014 Sustainable Enterprise Awards nominations has been extended one week. The new deadline for nominations is now Midnight on Oct. 8, 2014.  Nomination forms can be found here. You can nominate yourself, or your favorite triple bottom line business.   As a reminder, award categories include: Green Plus Sustainable …

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Sep
2
2014
Call for Nominations: 2014 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Awards

Nominate your favorite triple-bottom line employer here for a 2014 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Award. Each year, Green Plus recognizes 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.  Nominate your favorite triple-bottom line employer here by midnight, Oct. 1, …

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Aug
25
2014
Exciting Announcement!  Green Plus now a program of The Redwoods Group Foundation

  You might’ve noticed that we’ve been a little absent on this blog recently, but we promise there’s a good reason!  We are happy to announce that Green Plus is now a program of The Redwoods Group Foundation!  We’re excited to be a part of the Foundation team, and are …

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May
27
2014
We Need Your Support!  ISD/Green Plus Annual Fund!

Now that we’re almost half way through 2014, we’re kicking up our efforts for our special Annual Fund. To support our efforts in cultivating the next generation of sustainability leaders and helping businesses, nonprofits, and communities, please consider making a donation here. In the coming months, we’ll be looking for …

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Apr
10
2014
Join us for drinks at Intrepid Life Cafe in Durham, April 28

Now that the weather is FINALLY getting warmer (and staying that way), the Green Plus Team would like to invite anyone in the Triangle, NC-area to join us on Monday, April 28 at 5:30pm at Intrepid Life Cafe in Durham (106 W. Parrish St.) for a happy hour. We want …

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Mar
5
2014
Happy Birthday! Join Us March 21st for the 5th Birthday of Green Plus

Join us from 7:30-9:30am, Friday, March 21st, at the Research Triangle Park Foundation as we celebrate the fifth birthday of Green Plus and the 10th year of our work at the Institute for Sustainable Development. The morning will feature  A conversation with Paula Alexander, Director of Sustainable Business and Innovation …

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