GP Staff News

News written by Green Plus staff

Jul
6
2012
Hitachi Foundation Pioneer Employer Map: A Great New Business Resource

Green Plus partners with the Hitachi Foundation to educate business owners on employee engagement and other ways they can be more effective on the People side of sustainability. The Hitachi Foundation’s new Pioneer Employer Map is a great, free resource for business owners who are looking for best practice examples …

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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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Jul
3
2012
Support the Race to Sustainability and Get $10 Off a Green Oil Change

(Chapel Hill Tire Care Car Center owner Marc Pons and the Green Plus team standing on the green roof at the new Durham, N.C., Chapel Hill Tire Car Care location) As the Green Plus team works with nearly 350 businesses in 15 states, it’s always exciting to see the businesses …

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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
6
2012
Helping Your Business Join the Green Economy

“The 2012 theme for World Environment Day is Green Economy: Does it include you? The program’s emphasis is not only on growing inherently green sectors, but also in greening traditional businesses one wouldn’t necessarily regard as environmentally oriented. It’s with the latter goal in mind that the Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) …

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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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Jun
5
2012
HPG's Lauren Joyce to Keynote Raleigh Chamber Green Plus Recognition Breakfast 6/7

“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. …

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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
2
2012
'What's Behind the Label?' Green Plus Senior Fellow Shana Starobin on Food Certification

Green Plus Senior Fellow Shana Starobin on Food Certification “You place the eggs in your basket next to the Fair Trade coffee and Rainforest Alliance Certified grapes you’ve also selected, feeling good that you are participating in the humane treatment of animals, enhanced farmer livelihoods and the gradual saving of …

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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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Apr
24
2012
BCLC, Green Plus, Launch Environmental Help Desk for Business

The Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC), Green Plus, Launch Environmental Help Desk for Business April 24, 2012 – Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC) and the Institute for Sustainable Development’s Green Plus™ program announced an online help deskto assist U.S. small and medium-sized …

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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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Apr
13
2012
2012 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Winners Recognized

2012 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Winners Recognized On April 12, the Institute for Sustainable Development honored the 2012 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Award Winners at the Research Triangle Park Foundation. The Green Plus Awards were created to recognize small and medium-sized U.S. employers that are sustainability innovators in their fields …

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Apr
7
2012
New Clean Energy Economic Development Hub for Chambers of Commerce

 Chambers for Innovation & Clean Energy has launched a new clean energy information hub for Chambers of Commerce Chambers for Innovation & Clean Energy (CICE), which helps local chambers of commerce and their member businesses navigate the clean energy space and participate in clean energy incentive programs and opportunities, has launched …

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Mar
22
2012
Tickets On Sale for April 12 Green Plus Sustainable Business Awards

Tickets are now on sale for the 2012 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Awards! The Awards will be held April 12, 2012, from 8am – 1pm at the Research Triangle Park Foundation.     If you can’t see the ticket registration above, please click here to purchase your tickets.    Program 8:00     …

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Feb
27
2012
$20,000 Cherokee Challenge: Environmental Entrepreneurship Competition

The Cherokee Challenge is a competition and accelerator designed to identify, fund and develop high impact environmental business ventures. Entrepreneurs may submit their own idea or business venture for consideration, or they may champion one of Cherokee’s ideas. Up to three ventures will be offered $20k in seed funding.  In …

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