Green Plus News

Green business tips, best practices, articles, features and events.

Dec
11
2012
Triangle Green Business Challenge Award Winners Named

On Friday, Dec. 7, six Triangle businesses were recognized for their efforts during the first annual Triangle Green Business Challenge.  Green Plus was proud to be the Gold Sponsor of the Challenge and offer free memberships to the 21 businesses that were nominated for the awards. Achievement Awards, which were …

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Dec
6
2012
Chapel Hill Restaurant Group earns Re-Certification

Congratulations to Chapel Hill Restaurant Group for its recent Re-Certification with Green Plus.  Chapel Hill Restaurant Group, which manages some of the most popular restaurants in the Triangle area of North Carolina, was the very first business to earn Green Plus Certification back in 2009.  CHRG earned its Re-Certification through …

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Nov
20
2012
Make some end-of-the-year cash by helping Tremont Electric sell nPower PEGs

  Just in time for the holidays, Tremont Electric — a Green Plus Certified business and maker of the popular nPower PEG — is starting a new sales referral program, and needs YOUR help. Just sign up at the following link, and if Tremont Electric selects you to be part of its Green …

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Nov
19
2012

It’s so often said these days that it’s almost cliche, but “you can’t manage what you don’t measure.” But even with data, you need the right tools for management. To help you manage, Green Plus prepared a handy Excel template that includes graphs so you can see trends over time. …

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Nov
5
2012
Green Plus businesses partnering in Habitat for Humanity

Green Plus member Southern Energy Management, Green Plus Certified business The Redwoods Group, and Burt’s Bees have teamed up with Habitat for Humanity to help build a house in Durham, North Carolina. This partnership will not only result in a new home for a needy family, but will raise awareness and …

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Oct
17
2012
New Business Guide: Getting the Most Out of Your Green Plus Profile

Networking — along with education and recognition — is one of the three major aspects of Green Plus’ business services.  We want you to work with businesses who, like you, are working their hardest to make their business practices more sustainable, so you can make new connections in your community …

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Oct
12
2012
October Special: $100 off Green Plus Membership Fee

From now until Oct. 31, the Institute for Sustainable Development will be offering a $100 discount on Green Plus member subscriptions.  Normally a $550 value, businesses will be able to sign up and receive a two year membership for only $450.   Any new business is eligible to take part in this …

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Oct
11
2012
Is Your Foundation Sustainable? A Recorded Webinar

Are you involved philanthropy? If so, is your foundation sustainable? Are your grantees? Philanthropic and corporate foundations are trying to walk the walk, examining not only how their portfolios are invested and the grants they make, but whether their own operations and those of their grantees are sustainable. Click here to view the whole …

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Oct
5
2012
Green Plus Impact Assessment

  Faculty and graduate students from Duke University’s Nicholas school for the environment conducted the first Green Plus Impact Assessment in 2011.  Click here to read their executive summary.    Our 2012 Green Plus Impact Assessment is currently underway. 

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Sep
17
2012
Free Webinar: Employee Engagement for 21st Century Success

Join us for this free Green Plus Webinar (Weds., Sept. 26, at 2pm EST) to talk with experts from The Hitachi Foundation, the SJF Institute, and business leaders about best practices for employee engagement you can adopt to help your company and your employees succeed in a competitive marketplace. Learn about the Hitachi Foundation’s ground-breaking …

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