Tag Archives: Certification

Jan
17
2013
Start 2013 off with a Green Plus Membership!

Happy 2013!  In celebration of the new year, we’re offering a $50 discount on Green Plus memberships for the month of January.   From now until Jan. 31, take advantage of this reduced rate to gain access to all of the our tools and resources, including: One-on-one coaching with our …

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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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Jan
15
2013
Two new organizations earn Green Plus Certification, Six earn Re-Certification

Over the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed several announcements from us recognizing organizations that have earned Green Plus Certification or Re-Certification.  We’re happy to include a total list below.   In total, two new organizations in North Carolina have earned Green Plus Certification, and six organizations from three different states have earned Re-Certification. …

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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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Jan
14
2013
Pantek Inc. earns Re-Certification with Green Plus

Congratulations to Pantek Inc. of Independence, OH, for earning re-Certification with Green Plus.     Located outside of Cleveland, Pantek Inc. that offers IT services and technical support to clients.  Owners Barry and Linda Zack have always operated their business with the environment in mind, from their office space to …

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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
14
2012
New Businesses Earn Green Plus Certification & Green Plus Mover Status

The Institute for Sustainable Development and Green Plus program has seen huge growth in the first half of 2012, adding four new Certified organizations and 17 new Movers to its network. Much of this growth was due to the generosity of the Chapel Hill/Carrboro Chamber of Commerce, Duke Energy, and …

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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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Nov
21
2011
Cleveland Design Manufacturer Floraline Display Earns Green Plus Certification

  Floraline Display, a Cleveland, Ohio-based manufacturing company, joins over 60 businesses and organizations across the United States that have earned full Green Plus certification. A family-owned and operated business for more than 20 years, Floraline Display manufactures commercial floral display fixtures and custom cabinetry.  Floraline began the Green Plus …

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Amanda is a graduate of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where she received her master's degree in Journalism and Mass Communication, specializing in Public Relations. She received her bachelor's degree from Virginia Tech, where she majored in Environmental Policy and Planning and...
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Oct
25
2011
Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA becomes first Green Plus Certified Y in the country

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA has become the first YMCA in the country to earn full Green Plus Certification, joining the ranks of more than 55 Certified businesses around the country to earn the distinction. 210 additional small businesses and non-profits are currently working toward full Green Plus Certification. YMCA organizations can …

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Nov
8
2010
Institute Senior Fellow Shana Starobin on Why Some Third Party Certifiers Are More Credible Than Others" - in the Berkeley Electronic Press

In “The Search for Credible Information in Social and Environmental Global Governance: The Kosher Label,” Duke University’s Shana Starobin and Erika Weinthal examine why some third party certifiers are more credible than others. An Abstract in The Berkeley Electronic Press sums up their analysis: “Hundreds of ‘eco-labels’ and ‘social labels’ …

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