Tag Archives: Duke University

Nov
8
2011
ISD Welcomes New Green Plus Graduate Assistants

The Institute is pleased to introduce our 2011 Green Plus Graduate Assistants, including Ryan Donnelly, from the Fuqua School of Business; George Kataoka from the Nicholas School of the Environment; Jessica Lab, also from the Nicholas School of the Environment; and Jacob Widlitz from the Sanford School of Public Policy. …

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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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Apr
4
2010
Five New Businesses Certified Green Plus™ by the Institute for Sustainable Development

Five businesses achieve Green Plus™ Certification, Forty-one others complete first phase of certification process Forty-six businesses were recognized for their dedication to triple bottom line sustainability in the Green Plus TM by the Institute for Sustainable Development.  Five businesses in North Carolina and Pennsylvania obtained Green Plus TM certification, while thirty-nine …

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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
22
2010
Application Period for 2010 Sustainability Fellowships Closed

Call for Applicants: Institute Seeks Candidates for 2010 Sustainability Fellowships The Institute for Sustainable Development is seeking qualified applicants for its 2010 Sustainability Fellowship program. Fellowships pay a competitive stipend and will run for eight weeks during the summer of 2010. The Institute will select at least eight Fellows 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
2
2009
Local Chambers of Commerce Demonstrate Fresh Leadership, Diversity of Opinion on Sustainability

(NB: As the author correctly notes, the Institute for Sustainable Development is partnered with the American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). The ACCE is a distinct and separate organization from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.  According to the organization, “ACCE’s mission is to support and develop chamber professionals to lead …

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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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Oct
14
2009
COSE First to Offer Green Plus™ in Ohio

Cleveland, October 14, 2009- One of the largest American chambers of commerce, the Council of Smaller Enterprises (COSE), has become the first business association to offer the Green Plus™ sustainability education and certification program to Ohio’s smaller enterprises.   Green Plus™ is a three-part program to help smaller enterprises improve their 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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Jul
14
2009
Wal-Mart Sustainability Index Ups the Ante for Suppliers

Fresh off the presses, and addressed in The New York Times, Treehugger, GreenBiz and Slate’s business site The Big Money, is Wal-Mart’s new sustainability index – an effort to assess the sustainability of every single product that Wal-Mart sells. The corporate giant will formally announce the index on Thursday, July 16. …

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Elizabeth Liedel is a joint degree candidate at Duke University, pursuing an MBA at the Fuqua School of Business and a Master of Environmental Management at the Nicholas School for the Environment. She is on the Executive Committee of the Duke Microfinance Leadership Initiative and is active in...
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Dec
4
2008
About Green Plus

Green Plus is a green and sustainable small business certification and education program that gives employers affordable, practical support in succeeding financially while being good to their environment, employees and community. Green Plus gives chambers of commerce, trade associations, foundations and local governments a new way to support their small …

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