Author Archives: GREENUP

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Speakers Selected for GBENN Summit 2018

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Join us for the 3rd National GBENN Summit taking place on November 8-9, 2018 at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago. Green business programs interested in networking, learning, and sharing best green business engagement strategies for success should plan on attending. See Summit Agenda and Summit Details including registration link.

 


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Nominations Open for 2019 Golden Pinecone Sustainability Awards

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greenUP! and GREENevada are seeking nominations for the annual Golden Pinecone Sustainability Awards.  Winners will be chosen in each of the following eight (8) categories:
  • Individual (Volunteer, Agency Representative or Public Figure)
  • Nonprofit Organization or Federal/State Agency
  • Small Business
  • Medium to Large Business
  • Youth Leadership
  • Educational Programming
  • Educator
  • Sustainability Milestone(s)
To submit a nomination please visit  https://goo.gl/7CCVBr . Nominations must be received by Friday, November 30.  For a listing of past recipients, visit http://greenevada.org/past-golden-pinecone-sustainability-awardees/.

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Webinar: Understanding “Best for” Programs – July 18 at 11AM PT

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The 3rd and final webinar in the 3-part Webinar series cohosted by GBENN and B Lab covers the following:
How are B Corp programs structured?
What is their intended outcome?
How do GBENN members get involved with these efforts locally?
What are lessons learned from New York, Philadelphia and Colorado?

Presenters: Hardik Savalia, B Lab; Jeremy Lauffenburger, Certifiably Green Denver; Rose DeStefano, City of New York, and Cassie Carroll, GBENN.

Register here.


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Webinar: Understanding B Corp Certification – May 12 at 11AM PDT 

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The first webinar in a 3-part series answers the basic questions about becoming a B Corp: What does it take?  How does it fit in with the legal ‘benefit corporation’ form?  How does it overlap or differ from green business certification?  How do B Corps interact with one another? Uncover the basics of B Corp Certification and learn about how your businesses can take advantage of this business designation.

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Become a Member of GBENN Today

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Membership is now open for 2017! GBENN membership provides green business programs, municipalities, non-profits, individuals and corporations with inspiration, best practices, and models for success. Membership dues will help fund key initiatives, education programs and the GBENN National Summit.  Visit the GBENN Site to find out criteria for becoming a member.


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GBENN 2016 Summit Presentations Ready for Download

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The presentations from the 2nd GBENN Summit held last October are ready to download from the GBENN site.  There were six sessions and two keynotes.