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Tuesday, 14 August 2012 21:34

Natural Products Expo East, Sept. 19-22

Join Green Business Network staff and 22,000 more industry professionals at Natural Products Expo East, the East Coast's largest horizontal trade event devoted to the latest in natural, organic and healthy living products.
Tuesday, 14 August 2012 21:29

Organic Summit at Expo East, Sept. 19

Make plans to attend the Organic Summit on Sept. 19, co-located with Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, MD. Join spirited group discussions on the most current and pertinent issues affecting the organic foods industry.

Tuesday, 14 August 2012 21:03

IFOAM Organic Leadership Course, 2013

The International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) will hold an Organic Leadership Course in North America in 2013. Participants will gain knowledge, skills and a comprehensive understanding of organic principles and the organic sector in North America and globally while they develop leadership skills and deepen their networks of like-minded people.
Tuesday, 14 August 2012 21:01

Urban Partnership Bank Celebrates Progress

Launched in 2010, Urban Partnership Bank (UPB) released a progress report on its first 16 months of operation, celebrating major milestones in its evolution as a community development financial institution (CDFI) in the midwest.

The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Co., Inc. has earned USDA Biobased Certification for its Old Fashioned Milk Paint, the first paint to receive this certification. The USDA Certified Biobased Product Label verifies that the paint’s renewable biobased ingredients meet or exceed USDA standards.

The Green CEO, a new book by sustainability leadership coach and consultant Lynn VanLeeuwen, presents a 10 function leadership system for CEOs who want to deliver sustainable value to stockholders, and the world.

The Association of Strategic Marketing will offer a two-day seminar in how to tap into the power of social media and develop a social media strategy for your business. Join in person in Atlantic City, NJ, Sept. 20-21 or attend remotely through live streaming.

Brian Higgins' company Green Home, LLC does exactly what its name says it does: help homeowners ensure their homes are built as green as they can be. An expert in energy efficiency and solar technologies, Brian also specializes in reuse of building supplies, and other green building materials.

EnviroTextiles LLC, a woman-owned business, is providing hemp fabric for scarves sold by the Obama 2012 Campaign. The scarves are a fundraising item for sale on and were designed by one of Michelle Obama's personal designers.

Green America selected the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics (CSC) for the 2012 Building Economic Alternatives Award, recognizing the CSC’s work in protecting consumers from toxins in personal care products. Dr. Devra Davis also received a Lifetime Achievement for her groundbreaking work on the link between cell phone radiation and brain cancer.
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