Tag Archives: Chapel Hill – Carrboro Chamber of Commerce

Jun
21
2011
Green Plus™ Award Winners Discuss Local Impact on National Policy

(Washington, D.C.) The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce, Gatlinburg Chamber of Commerce, Cleveland, OH, Savannah, GA, and North Myrtle Beach, S.C. were each awarded a 2011 Green Plus Award for community-based innovation in sustainable economic development. The awards were made at PNC Bank regional headquarters in Washington, D.C. by the …

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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
15
2011
2011 Green Plus Community, Chamber of Commerce Winners Announced

The Institute for Sustainable Development announced the winners of its annual Green Plus Community and Green Plus Chamber of Commerce Awards. The Institute, with Partners for Livable Communities and the American Chamber of Commerce Executives, makes the annual awards to chambers of commerce to recognize exceptional leadership in sustainable, triple …

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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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Feb
21
2011
Seven Organizations in Three States Earn Green Plus Certification

Seven Organizations in Three States Earn Green Plus Certification Seven more enterprises complete the first stage of the Green Plus program The Institute for Sustainable Development announced seven new organizations in three states have achieved Green Plus Certification.   Created by the NC Research Triangle-based Institute for Sustainable Development, Green Plus …

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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
20
2011
2011 Green Plus Award North American Sustainable Enterprise Finalists Announced

The Institute for Sustainable Development has announced its finalists for the 2011 Green Plus North American Sustainable Enterprise Awards. The Green Plus Awards recognize organizations not only for their environmental efforts, but for their success in balancing strong business, community and environmental practices. Paying attention to business performance and community involvement …

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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
10
2011
Communication Matters Achieves Green Plus Certification

Communication Matters, a strategic marketing company in Hillsborough, North Carolina, is the newest addition to the Green Plus Certified community. Awarded by the Institute for Sustainable Development, full certification is given to only to those businesses and organizations that make exceptional and meaningful efforts in the three areas of sustainability: performance, …

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

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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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Aug
16
2010
Green Plus™ Connects Sustainability, Prosperity For Small Businesses and Communities

  Green Plus™ works with Cleveland, Ohio, & the North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center to Connect Sustainability with Economic Opportunity for small business in low wealth urban and rural communities The Institute for Sustainable Development’s mission is to democratize triple bottom line sustainability — making it accessible to smaller …

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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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Aug
8
2010
Radio Piece on Chapel Hill Firsts: Piedmont Electric, Chapel Hill Auto & Tire & the Chapel Hill - Carrboro Chamber

By Elizabeth Friend for 1360, WCHL “Three local businesses have earned national recognition for their efforts to promote sustainability (please click here for the audio version and full text of the story) Kirsten Hausman, of the Institute for Sustainable Development, says the Green Plus certification helps small businesses to meet …

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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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Aug
5
2010
Twelve New Organizations Certified Green Plus™ by the Institute for Sustainable Development

Newly Certified Organizations Prove Traditional Organizations Can Be Sustainability Trailblazers; Seventeen Others Complete First Phase of Certification Process North Carolina Research Triangle – Twenty-nine organizations were recognized for their dedication to triple bottom line sustainability through the Green Plus™ program by the Institute for Sustainable Development.  Eleven organizations in North Carolina, …

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Jul
20
2010
August 6: Business Before Hours Breakfast Briefing, Learn about Green Plus

Business Before Hours Breakfast Briefing: Green Plus – 7:30-9:30 a.m., Friday, August 6 – Aqueduct Conference Center Registration required. $10 for Chamber members.  Questions? Contact Laura Morrison | 357.9989 lmorrison@carolinachamber.org Breakfast Briefing attendees will learn more about Green Plus, a green and sustainable certification and education program that is designed …