Press Release: U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce Announcement Michelle Thatcher as New Chief Executive Officer

Press Release: U.S. GREEN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES MICHELLE THATCHER AS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER San Diego, CA (December 17, 2013) The U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce (USGCC), a national non-profit organization dedicated to empowering businesses to achieve economic, social and environmental sustainability, today announced the appointment of Michelle Thatcher as its Chief Executive Officer.…

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Small Businesses Learn from Big Businesses’ Sustainability

Big-box retail and sustainability might sound like mutually exclusive business endeavors, but some major players are going to great lengths to change that perception. In 2009, Walmart set aside initial funding for The Sustainability Consortium, an organization tasked with creating a comprehensive resource for credible information about the sustainability (both environmental and social) of everyday…

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Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Many people believe that Hurricane Sandy made the consequences of climate change painfully clear, so it might be tempting to think that stricter emissions standards and renewable-energy investments could lead to a less stormy future. However, while these high-level policy initiatives are very important, changes on the home front matter, too. “Residential housing accounts for…

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Tattoos on the Heart Lecture

Environmental and Social Conditions That Make Young People Gravitate Towards Gangs Father Gregory Boyle, founder of Homeboy Industries, has spent the last 25 years working with gang involved and at-risk youth.  Through compassion and Homeboy Industries, the nation’s largest gang intervention program, Father Boyle has inspired and led young men and women away from the…

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