Businesses today are more concerned about their triple bottom line – profit, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship. Connect to the growing sustainable business community in Greensboro, find tools to go green, get ideas to start a green business, and learn how social entrepreneurs are changing the world.
Leasing Space? Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Your Business While Increasing Your Bottom Line
March 30th, 2011
If you lease commercial space, the property owner is responsible for building maintenance and operation, including upgrades that improve efficiency and lower the building’s carbon footprint. Even when your business pays the utility bills, it can be a challenge to …
Free Energy Audits Offered to Greensboro Businesses
March 24th, 2011
Piedmont Environmental Alliance (PEA), with the help of the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce and the City of Greensboro, is able to offer free energy audits and environmental consultations to a select number of local businesses. We are providing these services …
2011 Green Plus Sustainable Enterprise Award Winners Announced
March 4th, 2011
The Institute for Sustainable Development has announced the winners of the 2011 Green Plus North American Sustainable Enterprise Awards. The Green Plus Awards, given to smaller enterprises in the U.S. for excellence in triple bottom line sustainability, are presented annually …
To Green or Not to Green: The Challenge for Small Businesses
February 11th, 2011
According to the US Small Business Administration only half of small businesses survive their first five years of operation. Small business owners already have their hands full so it’s no surprise that “thinking green” poses many unique challenges.
The Pitch: Environmental Solutions Group offers energy efficiency analysis, carbon footprint reduction, and indoor air quality assessments that help homeowners and businesses improve their immediate environments, reach their sustainability goals and by default, improve the planet.