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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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Dec
11
2013
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools earns Recertification!

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools is the most recent organization to earn Recertification with Green Plus.  One of the earliest adopters of the Green Plus program, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City schools was the first school district in the country to take part and earn Certification through Green Plus. “Being Green Plus …

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Dec
9
2013
Small (Green) Giants: The Importance of SmallBiz in Environmental Innovation

“Large companies can have outsized impacts through environmental innovation. Mention Walmart, Shell, Coca Cola, or FedEx, and most people will have seen a story on their environmental efforts. While their reach is very different, smaller enterprises can also play an important role through environmental innovation. Small businesses touch everyone: They employ …

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Chris has spent over 20 years helping communities utilize sustainability, social entrepreneurship, and philanthropy as catalysts for economic growth. Chris serves as Executive Director of the Institute for Sustainable Development and the Green Plus™ -- a program dedicated to helping America's...
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Nov
19
2013
NC GreenPower latest organization to earn Green Plus Certification!

NC GreenPower, a nonprofit organization based in Raleigh, is the latest organization to earn Green Plus Certification.  They now join the ranks of more than 80 businesses and nonprofits around the country to earn the distinction. NC GreenPower provides customers with the chance to invest in alternative energy projects or …

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Nov
18
2013
10% off member subscriptions until the end of the year!

From now until Dec. 31, the Institute for Sustainable Development will be offering a 10% discount on Green Plus member subscriptions.  Normally a $550 value, businesses will be able to sign up and receive a two year membership for only $495.  Any new business is eligible to take part in …

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Nov
14
2013
Assembled Products Corporation earns Recertification with Green Plus
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