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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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Jan
6
2014
ISD partners with Ithaca, NY & Cornell University to launch first NY Green Plus program

The societal scale of the environmental problems we face today increasingly demand collaborative solutions. In Ithaca, NY, the Finger Lakes Green Plus Initiative (FLGPI) is one example of such a solution. FLGPI is a program of the Green Resource Hub (The Hub) to launch the first satellite center of the …

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Jan
2
2014
North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association earns Green Plus Certification

Congratulations to the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association on its recent Certification with Green Plus!  NCSEA now joins 83 other businesses and organizations around the country to earn Green Plus Certification. NCSEA joined Green Plus as part of a scholarship opportunity offered by the Z. Smith Reynolds foundation.  Ten organizations …

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Dec
24
2013
Happy Holidays from Green Plus!!

  We at Green Plus want to wish everyone a safe and happy holidays and a prosperous new year!   We’ll see you all in 2014!!

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