HPG’s Lauren Joyce to Keynote Raleigh Chamber Green Plus Recognition Breakfast 6/7

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Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP, one of the largest CPA firms headquartered and staffed in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, announces today that Lauren Joyce will be presenting a keynote address on the benefits of going green to the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Green Plus™ Recognition Breakfast on June 7. HPG was the first accounting firm to achieve Green Plus certification from the Institute for Sustainable Development. In 2011, the firm was named Biggest Green Plus Mover of the Year.

Joyce’s keynote will address the benefits of going green from a networking and marketing perspective. This will include how being a Green Plus organization has created opportunities to grow HPG. She will also discuss how HPG became a Green Plus certified company through the development of a paperless methodology for completing key accounting activities and how the firm measures, monitors and reduces resource usage, including energy and water.

The growing Cleantech practice group has 15 employees and provides industry knowledge and the financial experience necessary for business success. HPG is a supporter of the CleanLinks Forum by the CED. The forum offers practical business advice to cleantech entrepreneurs.

About Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP (HPG): 
HPG is one of the largest CPA firms headquartered and staffed in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, as ranked by the Triangle Business Journal. More than just an accounting firm, HPG assists clients inlooking beyond the bottom linesm by being the right people, right value and right firmsm to achieve each client’s definition of success. HPG is a member of CPAmerica International and affiliated with the Crowe Horwath International alliances of firms, with offices worldwide. The firm leverages this to provide national and global accounting resources to its clients. HPG offers a wide array of business accounting, auditing, corporate tax and management advisory services. Specialties include serving owner-managed, investor-backed technology and life science organizations, healthcare services, real estate development, manufacturing and distribution businesses, as well as providing ERISA audits, family wealthcare services and Sarbanes-Oxley internal audit services.

HPG has remained committed to advancing a thriving Triangle community since its founding in 1983. In recognition, the firm is the recipient of two Pinnacle Business Awards by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce: the 2009 Large Entrepreneurial Business Award and the 2010 Integrity in Business Award. Additionally, HPG has been certified Green Plus by the Institute for Sustainable Development for integrating environmental sustainability efforts into company culture, and has been named one of the top 100 Best Accounting Firms to Work For in the country by Accounting Today. Visit www.hpg.com for more information.”


Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Green Plus Recognition Breakfast Details

Date: 6/7/2012 
Time: 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM 
LocationGreater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce 
800 S Salisbury St 
Raleigh, NC 27602
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FREE for employees of Raleigh Chamber member firms; $15 per non-Raleigh Chamber members

Sponsored by:
Adopt A Highway, Litter Removal Service of America 
Perkins + Will Architects 
Progress Energy  

Join us as we honor our Green Plus™ members for achieving their goals of being environmentally sensitive! We’ll also recognize our members who are in the process of becoming certified.

Hear from Lauren Joyce with Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLC and Evelyn Contre with Springleaf Strategies about how going green benefited their businesses.

Not currently participating but interested in how the program can benefit your business? This is the perfect opportunity to learn more. Remember, going green is much more than an environmentally sound practice—it’s good for business!

RSVP by June 1. Click here to register. 

Call 919.664.7036 or email Angela Hopkins

Join the Conversation on Twitter! 

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