Member Spotlight Video: California Center for Sustainable Energy

The California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to creating change for a clean energy future. Join us for free workshops; take advantage of incentive programs; attend our special events, and contact us for technical assistance. CCSE is here to help. The California Center for Sustainable Energy promotes change for a…

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U.S. Green Chamber Member Sets an Example in Corporate Social Responsibility

WHAT IS CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY? Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) refers to the adoption of socially and/or environmentally responsible policies into business practice. Commitment to achieving socially conscious business practice is increasingly recognized by media, consumers, employees, investors, and competitors alike.[1] CSR originally developed hand-in-hand with the philanthropic efforts of big-wig CEOs, Presidents, and sometimes even…

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Press Release by ACEEE: Massachusetts Overtakes California as #1 Energy Efficiency State

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy released its fifth annual ACEEE State Energy Efficiency Scorecard today.  California, four time top-ranked state in energy-efficiency, was beaten out by Massachusetts this year.  New York State, Oregon, and Vermont finish up the top five states in rank order. The 10 states most in need of improvement (starting with dead last)…

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Fast Company

U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce Wants to Be a Networking Platform for Sustainable Businesses BY ARIEL SCHWARTZFri Feb 18, 2011 The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has revealed itself in recent years to be an opponent of climate change legislation. Enter the nonprofit U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce, a nationwide expansion of the Green Chamber of…

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L.A. Times Reports: California has a quarter of solar jobs; Industry employment nationwide will grow 24% in the next year, creating 24,000 jobs

One out of every four jobs in solar energy is held by a resident of California, reports the Los Angeles Times.  The total number of jobs in the industry for California is four times greater than Colorado, the next runner-up.  Not only are there currently over 25,000 jobs but experts are predicting that the clean energy…

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9/28/11- U.S. Green Chamber Participates in Clinton Global Initiative in New York

Attending the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) meetings is an exhilarating experience. This unique event, which is hosted by former President Bill Clinton and coincides with the opening of the U.N. General Assembly in New York, brings together leaders from corporations, nonprofits, and governments around the globe to address BIG social and environmental problems. While there…

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