Events

Jun
2
2011
June 15: Green Plus Recognition Event at the Raleigh Chamber, 8:30 to 10am

Join Green Plus and the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce as we honor Green Plus™ members for achieving milestones in the Green Plus™ program! The Recognition Breakfast is from 8:30-10am at the Raleigh Chamber (800 S. Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27602). You’ll also hear from Marc Pons, president of Chapel Hill Tire …

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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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May
31
2011
Rebates to Green Your Bottom Line: June 17 Energy Solutions Forum in Cleveland, Ohio

Rising energy costs and their associated volatility continue to pose challenges to businesses and their ability to forecast costs long-term. While many business owners look to measures such as energy efficiency as an opportunity to mitigate the financial impact of increasing energy costs, they often encounter challenges in the form …

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May
2
2011
Join Us Tonight @Fullsteam Brewery for Green Drinks with the Triangle USGBC

(May 2, 2011) GreenDrinks is a social affair hosted by the Triangle USGBC and the Emerging Professionals. Come out and enjoy a cold beverage as you network with members of the sustainability community. This month’s GreenDrinks will be at Fullsteam Brewery in Durham, and will feature a short educational presentation …

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Feb
8
2011
Green Plus Panel: Bottom Line Savings, Top Line Growth, 2/24 from 5:30 to 7pm

Come network and learn how modern small businesses are changing to make positive impacts on their communities, environments, and bottom lines by incorporating sustainability practices and thinking into their businesses. There is rarely a magic sustainability solution, but these businesses will be sharing their experiences, how they learned about sustainability, …

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Feb
7
2011
Free Webinar on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficient Utility Programs from the Center for Sustainable Tourism

The Center for Sustainable Tourism presents the sixth webinar in their Renewable Energy in Tourism series. This free webinar will focus on how you can work with your utility provider to improve energy efficiency, reduce operating costs, and identify possible financial incentives for improving your energy efficiency. Title: The Utility …

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Feb
1
2011
COSE Energy Solutions Forum, Feb. 11 from 8:30-10:30am at The Taylor Companies

As energy prices increase and utilities introduce energy efficiency surcharges that may raise business expenses significantly, it is more important than ever to consider ways to make your business more efficient and sustainable to improve your bottom line. The COSE Energy Solutions program has been designed to encourage the smart …

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Jan
27
2011
NC Solar Center to Offer a Free Career Advice Workshop

Finding Your Green Dream Job The North Carolina Solar Center at NC State University  will host a free, half-day workshop to help job-seekers find employment in North Carolina’s growing green-energy sector. The workshop will explore: Leveraging your education and experience and finding career options in the green market Plugging into the …

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Jan
20
2011
2011 Green Plus Award North American Sustainable Enterprise Finalists Announced

The Institute for Sustainable Development has announced its finalists for the 2011 Green Plus North American Sustainable Enterprise Awards. The Green Plus Awards recognize organizations not only for their environmental efforts, but for their success in balancing strong business, community and environmental practices. Paying attention to business performance and community involvement …

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Nov
11
2010
Dinner and a Documentary: Carbon Nation

Join us for dinner and a documentary! The Institute, along with Diplomacy Matters, NCTA, and SBTDC, is organizing an advanced screening of the documentary Carbon Nation, a solutions-based film that looks at what ordinary Americans are doing to prosper in this new low carbon economy.  The film will be followed by …

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Oct
11
2010
Marketing Green Responsibly on November 8

The Institute is proud to announce our newest educational presentation/webinar: Marketing Green Responsibly We realize that most small businesses and nonprofit organizations are working hard to be more sustainable. We also realize that communicating your sustainable efforts to your customers can be a daunting task. “Marketing Green Responsibly” is set …

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