Green Plus Member News

Features, articles and news about Green Plus members written by Green Plus staff and Green Plus Members

Mar
19
2011
'The False Tradeoff Between Financial & Social Responsibility' by iContact CEO Ryan Allis

“There is a perception out there that there is a tradeoff between social responsibility and financial responsibility. You can’t do both, people say. You can’t have your cake and eat it too. Well, very fortunately the data just doesn’t support that perception. Can you actually be more socially responsible and …

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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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Mar
17
2011
Southern Energy Management Earns Energy Star Partner of the Year for 5th Consecutive Year

For the fifth year in a row, North Carolina-based Southern Energy Management (SEM) has been named a National Energy Star Partner of the Year by The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). SEM joins a handful of companies in the U.S. that have received this award five times. The company also …

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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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Mar
11
2011
Being Green and in the Black

When MindWorks was founded, we expected to make an impact with e-learning and broadcast-quality video. Over the years, we have created award-winning work we are very proud to have produced and that has been successful for our clients. We help you make an impact on learning, on marketing, and on …

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Feb
24
2011
Mobile Video Building Momentum

Maybe you’ve seen this recently: someone working away on a laptop while beside them, the person’s phone is streaming video. This person is watching sports, a movie, a TED talk, or maybe the news. It’s not terribly unusual these days. And as you are using your smartphone or see others …

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Feb
21
2011
Seven Organizations in Three States Earn Green Plus Certification

Seven Organizations in Three States Earn Green Plus Certification Seven more enterprises complete the first stage of the Green Plus program The Institute for Sustainable Development announced seven new organizations in three states have achieved Green Plus Certification.   Created by the NC Research Triangle-based Institute for Sustainable Development, Green Plus …

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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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Feb
17
2011
E4S Champion of Sustainability: December 2010

Cleveland, OH Tremont Electric founder Aaron LeMieux was named a Champion of Sustainability by Entrepreneurs for Sustainability. Champions are recognized for doing ground-breaking work in their field and inspiring others to implement sustainable business practices. http://www.npowerpeg.com/awards

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Feb
7
2011
Creating True Sustainable Value -- Free Webinar from The Taylor Companies

Would you like to learn a better approach to finding sustainable solutions for your clients-solutions that transcend the furniture that you specify?  Do you understand that LEED™ points for furniture, although important, are only part of the sustainability story? Title: Creating True Sustainable Value-a Complimentary Webinar from The Taylor Companies Date: Wednesday, February 23, …

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I am President and CEO of The Taylor Companies. Taylor is the oldest furniture manufacturer in the United States. Taylor is headquartered in Bedford, Ohio and has a second manufacturing facility in Lynwood, California, I earned a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy from Miami University and a...
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Feb
2
2011
Springleaf Strategies Profile of Bland Landscaping

“At Springleaf Strategies we love discovering and getting to know local companies that are taking steps to incorporate sustainability into their company culture and daily operations. In 2010 we had the pleasure of getting to know a local landscaping company that is doing just that. Meet Bland Landscaping, a commercial and …

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With 17 years of diverse professional experience, Evelyn works with companies to help them achieve their strategic marketing goals. Her specialized experience in the real estate and sustainability industries provides insight into effective communication with unique and diverse audiences...
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Feb
1
2011
Yes! Solar Solutions Mission

Yes! Our mission includes marketing sustainability!

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Yes! Solar Solutions is a Cary, NC based energy solutions company. Owners Stew and Kathy Miller are longtime small business owners in Cary and assembled a team of professionals passionate about energy conservation and alternative energy solutions. We specialize in solar photovoltaic systems and...
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Jan
21
2011
Keep Your Eye On The Prize!

If you’ve ever seen looks of frustration on the faces of those persons sitting in your audience or received comments from readers of your newsletter, emails or blog that your material is too rudimentary ( I love when they use that term!) or too technical or sophisticated, you know you’ve …

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Meet Jenny: Entrepreneur . Consultant . Strategic Marketing Specialist . Copy Writer . Speaker The important things to remember: I am passionate about helping YOU exceed or meet you goals I will always try to give you the straight scoop I generally wear a smile, and I really enjoy learning all...
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