Tag Archives: The Hitachi Foundation

Aug
5
2013
New Podcast!  Sustainability and Employee Training at Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

In our latest podcast, Green Plus Community Coordinator Amanda Komar had a chance to chat with Brian Grossman from Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, one of the most popular brewers of craft beer in the country.  You can listen to the podcast here. In the podcast, Amanda and Brian talk about …

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Aug
23
2012
Michigan company, The Fleetwood Group, maintains success by producing great products by great people

The Fleetwood Group, manufacturer of wireless electronics and furniture for educational environments, was founded in 1955 in Holland, MI. In 2009, they were named a Top Small Workplace Finalist by the Wall Street Journal. Fleetwood Group was originally founded as a “Christ-centered” furniture company with a mission to to build sturdy, mobile …

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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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Aug
16
2012
Clearbrook finds success after rebuilding itself from the inside out

Founded in Arlington Heights, IL, in 1955, Clearbrook is a human service agency that helps adults and children with disabilities. Clearbrook employs almost 900 employees, with over 70% minorities, and serves over 3,000 clients. It offers holistic services at over 40 facilities throughout the Chicagoland area and the state of Illinois. …

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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
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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Apr
13
2012
2012 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Winners Recognized

2012 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Winners Recognized On April 12, the Institute for Sustainable Development honored the 2012 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Award Winners at the Research Triangle Park Foundation. The Green Plus Awards were created to recognize small and medium-sized U.S. employers that are sustainability innovators in their fields …

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