Wednesday, April 27, 2011

US Green Chamber of Commerce

Blog post by Tina Winterlik © 2011 

Wow, we need a Green Chamber of Commerce in Canada. Check this out!! Be Sure to Check their Blog! Read the article Time Online did - A Green Chamber of Commerce Offers a New Voice for Business.
Time Magazine Article on Green Chamber of Commerce
Quoting from their website

The U.S. Green Chamber empowers businesses to grow through achieving the triple bottom line-economic, environmental, and social sustainability. 

We help both established and emerging companies improve operational efficiency, implement environmentally-sustainable practices, and tap into unexplored markets and opportunities.
Read More Here 
Green Chamber of Commerce

Expanding San Diego's Green Revolution Across the US
In response to the region’s tremendous growth and accompanying degradation of the environment, San Diegans called upon the spirit of innovation that has made them a leader in such fields as biotechnology and communications, to establish themselves at the forefront of the U.S. Green revolution. San Diego has already installed more solar rooftops than anywhere else in California, and local companies are installing electric charging stations to power the next generation of vehicles, restaurants are turning to local farmers for a greener food supply and universities are educating thousands of students to fill a new generation of green jobs.

Climate Laws Gain Currency in 16 Major World Economies
Quoting from the U.S. Green Chamber Blog 
A new study released by GLOBE international — a coalition of legislators from around the world — found that “climate change is featuring prominently on the legislative agenda across the 16 major economies.” The study, conducted by the Grantham Institute for Climate Change at the London School of Economics, documents the kinds of actions that countries are taking…read more

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