Tag Archives: green plus

Sep
2
2014
Call for Nominations: 2014 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Awards

Nominate your favorite triple-bottom line employer here for a 2014 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Award. Each year, Green Plus recognizes outstanding small and medium-sized employers from around the U.S. for their leadership in sustainable enterprise — combining cutting edge business, environmental, employee and community practices.  Nominate your favorite triple-bottom line employer here by midnight, Oct. 1, …

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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
25
2014
Exciting Announcement!  Green Plus now a program of The Redwoods Group Foundation

  You might’ve noticed that we’ve been a little absent on this blog recently, but we promise there’s a good reason!  We are happy to announce that Green Plus is now a program of The Redwoods Group Foundation!  We’re excited to be a part of the Foundation team, and are …

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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
27
2014
We Need Your Support!  ISD/Green Plus Annual Fund!

Now that we’re almost half way through 2014, we’re kicking up our efforts for our special Annual Fund. To support our efforts in cultivating the next generation of sustainability leaders and helping businesses, nonprofits, and communities, please consider making a donation here. In the coming months, we’ll be looking for …

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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
18
2013
10% off member subscriptions until the end of the year!

From now until Dec. 31, the Institute for Sustainable Development will be offering a 10% 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 $495.  Any new business is eligible to take part in …

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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
3
2013
Green Plus Scholarships Available: Durham & Alamance County, NC, & St. Louis, MO

(April 4) Due to the generous support of companies and foundations, the Institute is sometimes able to provide free Green Plus scholarships to businesses in specific areas or that meet specific requirements. These scholarships allows businesses to take part in the Green Plus program, benefiting from all of its educational materials, networking opportunities, …

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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
19
2012
Optimax Systems, Inc. values team-based culture and enlightened management practices

Optimax Systems, Inc., founded in 1991, manufactures optics prototypes. With over 140 workers, Optimax brings in revenues of nearly $15 million with a steady stream of defense, semiconductor, medical and aerospace clients. They have a lean management staff with 90% of their workers making up the manufacturing team. Rick Plympton, …

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Amanda is a current MA student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her areas of expertise are social media and marketing and new/digital media. She's also interested in innovative marketing techniques for nonprofits.
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Jul
12
2012
Lundberg Family Farms: quality employer of choice for the region

Lundberg Family Farms, founded in 1937 in Richvale, CA, grows 17 different crops which are then turned into over 150 different products representing over 70% of the organic rice and rice cake markets. The company takes pride in being known as a quality employer in the region, where workers can …

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Amanda is a current MA student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her areas of expertise are social media and marketing and new/digital media. She's also interested in innovative marketing techniques for nonprofits.
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Jun
27
2012
Pridgeon & Clay Excels at Employee Engagement

Pridgeon & Clay, headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI, boasts a global workforce of over1,000 skilled employees. In business since 1948, the company has developed numerous strategies for fully compensating employees and developed a 37,000 square foot R&D center. This helps employees discover new innovations with product development.  Pridgeon & Clay …

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Amanda is a current MA student in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at UNC-Chapel Hill. Her areas of expertise are social media and marketing and new/digital media. She's also interested in innovative marketing techniques for nonprofits.
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May
24
2012
Podcast: Hitachi Foundation / Green Plus Partnership

The Hitachi Foundation and Green Plus have recently joined in a collaborative partnership to extend and promote the Foundation’s research on workforce training and employee engagement.  In a brand new podcast by Green Plus, Community Coordinator Amanda Komar talks with Tom Strong, a Program Manager for the Hitachi Foundation, about …

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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
22
2012
Green Plus Roundtable on Employee Engagement, June 22

Join Green Plus businesses in a roundtable discussion about how to excite and engage your employees.  Learn best practices and talk through management techniques with local business leaders. This roundtable is free to attend but space is limited.   When: June 22, 8:30-10am Where: Chapel Hill Tire Car Care Center, 502 …

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