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Jan
4
2011
Get your tickets for the 2011 Green Plus North American Sustainable Enterprise Awards

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Jan
4
2011
Are Your Business' Winter Energy Bills Giving You the Chills?

The Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE) Energy Efficiency Guide can help warm you up. COSE’s free online energy efficiency resource for small businesses, developed in conjunction with Green Plus, gives small businesses Inspiring Stories of Success Quick Wins Energy Efficiency Checklists, Information on financing and marketing Resources for businesses that rent as well as …

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Jan
4
2011
Get Your Business in Shape for the New Year!  $50 off Green Plus through January

Get your business in shape in 2011! Green Plus can help you improve your bottom line and your operations. How will Green Plus help your business? “Green Plus helps me save money.” – Jeff Baldassari, President & CEO, The Taylor Companies in Bedford, Ohio “Focusing on reducing energy usage and waste …

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Jan
3
2011
Generation Foundation Grant Provides Green Plus Scholarships to Strengthen Cleveland Businesses

Green Plus Targets Small Business Sustainability Gains “In an economy where only the strong survive, the City of Cleveland is providing opportunities for small businesses and nonprofit organizations that adopt sustainable business practices not only to survive but to prosper. Among these opportunities is Green Plus, brought to Cleveland by …

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Dec
27
2010
Cleveland Foundation Summer Internship Program Applications Due February 4, 2011

Since 1999, the Cleveland Foundation has conducted a summer internship program that provides undergraduates, graduate students, and recent graduates an opportunity to work for 11 weeks in Cleveland-area nonprofit organizations and governmental agencies. Timeline October/November – Organizations are invited to apply to host a summer intern. December/January – Interns are invited to …

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Dec
25
2010
New Cell Phone for Christmas? "After Dump, What Happens To Electronic Waste?"

“Many people will receive a new computer or cell phone this holiday season – and throw out their old equipment. And when old TVs and computers end up in landfills, the toxic metals and flame retardants they contain can cause environmental problems. Yet even recycling your e-waste, as it’s called, …

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Dec
17
2010
'Sustainability Can Help Small Businesses Win City Contracts'

“Looking to tap into the billions of dollars that municipal governments spend annually on goods and services, from break-room coffee to janitorial help? Being a local, sustainable small business may give you an edge over the competition, especially if you’re in Ohio. The city of Cleveland this fall enacted what’s …

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Dec
9
2010
Stakeholders, Sustainability & Your Organization

The Institute for Sustainable Development and BrownFlynn, a Cleveland-based sustainability consulting firm, joined forces this summer to better understand the intersection between stakeholder engagement and sustainability by surveying organizations on the topic. While research has been done on the topics separately, there has been very little exploration of their interaction. More than 175 organizations – including businesses, …

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Dec
8
2010
Dec 22 Deadline for 2011 North American Sustainable Enterprise awards

Each year, the Institute for Sustainable Development recognizes a number of smaller enterprises, chambers of commerce, and cities for their exceptional sustainability efforts and for the example they set for other organizations at the Green Plus North American Sustainable Enterprise Awards. a The awards ceremony is presented by GlaxoSmithKline and hosted by The …

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Nov
15
2010
Cast Your Vote on the Best Advice for Certified Green Plus Umstead Hotel & Spa

Certified Green Plus Umstead Hotel & Spa in Cary, North Carolina, is the subject of a national case sustainability case competition organized by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. One of three final teams to compete for the $10,000 cash prize in January could be chosen by you! Check …

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