Archive of posts filed under the Business category.

Needham Businesses recognized at 2015 Chamber Green Business Awards Breakfast

Three Needham businesses were recognized for taking a leadership role in the stewardship of the environment at the Newton-Needham Chamber’s annual Green Business Breakfast on May 6. The annual event was held outdoors along the banks of the Charles River, at the Newton-Marriott Hotel. Rich Davey, CEO of Boston 2024, delivered the keynote address and …read more

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Sustainable Wellesley Program: The Financial Benefits of Sustainability

Join Wellesley College, Sustainable Business Network, & Sustainable Wellesley on Wednesday, May 6th at 7:30 PM in the Science Center Auditorium at Wellesley College for their program, “The Financial Benefits of Sustainability – An Evening of Humor and Insight,” where experts will discuss how Sustainable Business Practices create value, profit and business opportunities. Here is more information about …read more

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Chamber seeks Needham nominees for 2015 Green Business Awards

The Newton-Needham Chamber is seeking nominations for its annual Green Business Awards. The awards recognize businesses that are at the forefront of the sustainable and environmentally-friendly business movement. To qualify a business must meet the following criteria: Located in Needham or Newton Has made significant progress in reducing energy or other environmental strategies toward sustainability, …read more

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Gubenatorial Candidates’ Stances on the Environment

UPDATE 10-27-2014:  the Globe just published a nice color-coded chart with the 5 candidates’ views on environmental and other issues. Check it out here. A few weeks ago, when Green Needham went to compile the gubernatorial candidates’ current environmental positions, we ran into some roadblocks. Namely, many of them posted little or nothing regarding their …read more

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Nominate a Needham business for a Green Business Award!

Help us recognize and support businesses who are succeeding by leading the way to a more sustainable community! The Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce’s Green Business Awards breakfast recognize Newton and Needham business who: have made significant progress in reducing energy, or implemented other environmental strategies toward sustainability or who supply green products or services. Last …read more

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Volante Farms recognized as Green Business of the Year by Newton-Needham Chamber

Needham’s Volante Farms, Kingsbury Homes and North Hill were the Needham businesses recognized at the Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce’s Green Business Awards Breakfast. Close to 200 business and civic leaders gathered on June 26th along the banks of the Charles River at the Newton Marriott Hotel’s outdoor pavilion to discuss and celebrate the economic …read more

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Newton Needham Chamber of Commerce Green Business Awards Breakfast features Attorney General Martha Coakley

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley will be the keynote speaker at the Newton-Needham Chamber’s Green Business Awards Breakfast on Wednesday June 26 in Newton. The Green Business Awards Breakfast will honor local businesses for their environmental achievements, and will be held outdoors, along the banks of the Charles River, adjacent to the Newton-Marriott Hotel. Attorney …read more

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Nominations wanted for the Newton-Needham Green Business Awards

The Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce wants to recognize businesses that have make significant contributions towards protecting the environment. If you’d like to nominate a business please. submit a one page (or less) description of any a business that is based in either Newton or Needham and has made significant progress toward reducing energy or embraced …read more

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Olin College Graduates Design an Eco-friendly Toothbrush

A recent article in the Boston Globe business section — Design Firm Looks to Reinvent Toothbrush — caught the eye of Green Needham members. The piece featured two recent graduates of Olin College of Engineering, Jake Felser and Ollie Haas, who have developed a more eco-friendly toothbrush. Green Needham is well aware of Ollie’s commitment …read more

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Recognizing Needham businesses for energy efficiency

Green Needham would like to recognize local businesses that have taken measures to cut their energy use. In early 2012 Green Needham will commission a brass plaque to commemorate the community groups and organizations that have contributed to making Needham a more sustainable community by getting their members to take the 10% Challenge to reduce …read more

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