GP Staff News

News written by Green Plus staff

Jun
16
2009
$75 through December 31st: Special Green Plus Offer for Sole Proprietors

The Institute for Sustainable Development is looking for 250 sole proprietors from five regions in the United States to participate in the  development of Green Plus Solo™. The Institute is developing Green Plus Solo™ specifically to help sole proprietors and  entrepreneurs in the pre-venture phase improve their triple bottom line …

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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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Jun
15
2009
Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry First In PA to Offer Green Plus

The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) will be the first Pennsylvania organization to offer Green Plus, a program to help small businesses save and make money while being good environmental and community stewards. The Lancaster Chamber will kick off the program with its membership Tuesday, June 16. LCCI …

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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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Jun
1
2009
Bland Landscaping, Zemo Trevathan & Associates are Certified Green Plus

(Click here for the full story in the Herald Sun) The Institute for Sustainable Development has recognized two Research Triangle region businesses as Certified Green Plus: Bland Landscaping of Apex and Zemo Trevathan & Associates of Chapel Hill. Bland Landscaping is recognized as a national leader in its field in …

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May
29
2009
Institute Names Six Summer Fellows

The Institute for Sustainable Development named its six 2009 Summer Sustainability Fellows: Amanda Campbell, Dale Hammer, Elizabeth Liedel, Brooks Rainey Pearson, Teddy Salgado, and Napoleon Wallace. The Fellows, currently graduate and undergraduate students at Duke University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, bring a wealth of experience from …

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Apr
23
2009
Green Plus Participating in SJF Summit on the New Green Economy

What: SJF Summit on the New Green Economy When: June 2-3, 2009 Where: Durham Marriott Convention Center, Durham, NC Register now for SJF’s Summit on the New Green Economy: How to Make it Work. After four successful annual Cleantech CEO Panels in New York, SJF is expanding its event to …

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Apr
14
2009
Institute for Sustainable Development Partners with Five N.C. Research Triangle Chambers of Commerce to Help Small Businesses Become Sustainable

Institute for Sustainable Development Partners with Five N.C. Research Triangle Chambers of Commerce to help small businesses become sustainable Five North Carolina Research Triangle area chambers of commerce announced formal partnerships today with the Institute for Sustainable Development to offer Green Plus, a program providing affordable  sustainability expertise to small …

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Mar
9
2009
Chapel Hill Restaurant Group Is First Certified Green Plus Business

It can be a challenge to run a restaurant successfully while upholding high environmental standards.  Chapel Hill Restaurant Group not only successfully runs five restaurants in the Triangle area, but manages to do it while consistently pushing the environmental and social standards of how restaurants can be run. CHRG has …

Dec
4
2008
About Green Plus

Green Plus is a green and sustainable small business certification and education program that gives employers affordable, practical support in succeeding financially while being good to their environment, employees and community. Green Plus gives chambers of commerce, trade associations, foundations and local governments a new way to support their small …

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