Monthly Archives: January 2011

This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: City launches Version 2.0 of Green Office Challenge

The city of Chicago on Thursday kicks off round two of its Green Office Challenge — a program designed to inspire commercial building property managers and tenants to shrink their carbon footprint and save some money in the process. Last year, … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Rethinking the use of paper

Companies looking to green their operations often place reducing paper consumption and buying from sustainable sources near the top of their priority lists. Recycling the paper that companies use is important, but many try to take their greening efforts further … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: Turning green-minded Chicagoans into potential policy-makers

A citizen-driven website focusing on policy solutions for Chicago’s green economy and local sustainability issues just got a face-lift. The website, Green Economy Chicago, was launched in May 2009 by then-1st Ward Alderman Manuel Flores and Mike Bueltmann, a technology specialist … Continue reading

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This week’s Green Scene column in Crain’s Chicago Business: A New Year’s wish for greater corporate sustainability

In the year ahead, Chicago companies paying lip service to sustainability ought to make a resolution to get on with the hard work of implementing its principles into their daily operations. That’s the New Year’s wish from George Nassos, director … Continue reading

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