Going Global: USGCC’s Intern Selected to Work With the Central Caribbean Marine Institute

  Ashely Siana, Policy Coordinator Intern of the U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce (U.S.G.C.C.) was selected to participate in the Central Caribbean Marine Institute’s Coral Reef Internship (CCMI) through Rutgers’s University at Little Cayman. As an intern at the field station, Siana learned that “the importance of local resources is so prominently linked to the…

Sustainability @ GAI

The Sustainability Committee at GAI was formed on Earth Day in 2009. However, this was not the beginning of GAI’s sustainable business practices. Our employees have promoted the firm’s awareness of environmentally friendly office products and recycling options for years, and each office handled sustainability differently. In 2009, GAI’s executive staff determined that a coordinated approach…

Green Comes in Many Colors

  Green Comes in Many Colors is a new future model for the way businesses should conduct themselves in the world.  As a green business, their mission is to recycle items that would normally be burned or go into a landfills.  But, they don’t stop there!  They are providing dignified, good-paying jobs to women overseas…

Tax Strategies & Tips for Entrepreneurs

By Mayumi Young, CPA Founder and Managing Partner CPA MOMS, LLP. http://www.cpa-moms.com 877-CPA-MOMS  It’s that time of year again when the tax man comes a callin’! For most entrepreneurs, preparing for tax season usually stimulates feelings of discomfort for those who have waited until now to prepare their books for this year’s taxes, or failed…

New Bill Sets Standard for Green Motor Oil

Many thanks to Biosynthetic Technologies, a U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce Member, for providing this informational article on California Senate Bill 916 By Gregory D. Blake, Director of Public & Government Relations for Biosynthetic Technologies . www.biosynthetic.com A new state bill SB 916 recently introduced by California Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) offers an innovative…

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.…