Tag Archives: green plus

May
22
2012
Hitachi Foundation Helps Colorado Health Center Increase its Productivity Through Employee Training

Employee Training and Engagement at High Plains Community Health Center High Plains Community Health Center, located in Lamar, Colorado, addresses the health needs of the town’s 14,000 residents with just two physicians, but a slew of well-trained and highly-engaged medical assistants (MAs).   Thanks to funding provided by the Hitachi …

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Apr
6
2012
Environmental Help Desk for Businesses

The Environmental Help Desk for Business is a free resource to help America’s small and medium-sized businesses understand Green supply requirements Green business certifications Environmental innovations that can save businesses money while reducing their impact on the environment The Environmental Help Desk for Business is a partnership of the U.S. …

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Jan
18
2012
Green Plus Award Nomination Deadline January 31

  Each year, the Institute for Sustainable Development 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.  Check out the video from our 2011 Green Plus Awards here. Nominate your favorite triple-bottom line …

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Nov
21
2011
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In an era where going green is a given, sustainability is smart for businesses and communities.  Green Plus is working to lower barriers to becoming green so that everyone can arm themselves with the knowledge they need to participate.  As one of our past fellows once said, Green Plus is about …

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Jun
9
2011
Seven Businesses in North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and South Carolina Earn Green Plus Certification

The Institute for Sustainable Development is excited to welcome seven new organizations in four states Green Plus Certified community.  The newest organizations to achieve Green Plus Certification include Ad Spice Promotional Marketing (Durham, NC) AlphaGraphics Cary (Cary, NC) Counter Culture Coffee (Durham, NC) High Associates (Lancaster, PA) North Myrtle Beach …

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May
10
2011
Green Plus and ISO: A Comparison

This is the third post in a series comparing Green Plus to other sustainability certifications and tools. In this post, we’ll be looking at ISO 14001, the Environmental Management process certification. Many Green Plus Certified organizations are also ISO certified (sometimes twice or even three times over). The International Organization …

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May
2
2011
Join Us Tonight @Fullsteam Brewery for Green Drinks with the Triangle USGBC

(May 2, 2011) GreenDrinks is a social affair hosted by the Triangle USGBC and the Emerging Professionals. Come out and enjoy a cold beverage as you network with members of the sustainability community. This month’s GreenDrinks will be at Fullsteam Brewery in Durham, and will feature a short educational presentation …

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Mar
11
2011
Green Plus and LEED: A Comparison

We are often asked about all of the different sustainability certifications and how Green Plus fits in the overall landscape.  This is the first post in a series of posts about different certifications.  LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), a green building certification program administered by the US Green …

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Mar
8
2011
TheCSRMinute features Green Plus North American Sustainable Enterprise Award Winners

If you’re unable to view the video below, please click here. Congratulations to our winners: The Taylor Companies, Lube Stop, Laser Plus, Communication Matters, and The Scrap Exchange!

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Feb
25
2011
Accepting Nominations: Green Plus Sustainable City of the Year, due 4/15

In partnership with Next American City and Partners for Livable Communities, the Institute for Sustainable Development will make its first Green Plus City Award for a U.S. or Canadian town or city that has demonstrated exemplary leadership in making its community more sustainable. The Institute for Sustainable Development is a non-profit partnership of university …

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