Boston-area Businesses Join the Sustainable Business Leader Program!

Boston, MA – May 17, 2011 – The Sustainable Business Leader Program (SBLP) is pleased to announce its latest incoming group of participants who kicked off Tuesday morning with an orientation at Boston City Hall. The following businesses and organizations have committed to implementing sustainable business practices and reducing their carbon footprint, while also saving money, through the SBLP’s comprehensive certification program:

912 Auto Center, Apex Green Roofs, Arrow Paper Corporation, Basil Tree Catering, Blue Tierra Chocolate Café, Cambridge Family & Children’s Services, The Carruth, Classic Graphx, Clevergreen Cleaners, Costa Fruit & Produce, First Church In Cambridge, Geekhouse Bikes, Haley House Bakery Café, NitWits, Red Lentil, Rostam Capital, Sportsman’s Tennis Club, Sudo Shoes, ThinkLite, True Grounds, Veggie Galaxy, and Wediko Children’s Services.

SBLP participants with SBN staff and City of Boston representatives
SBLP participants with SBN staff and City of Boston representatives.
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The City of Boston showed their support at the event with remarks from Jacob Glickel of the City’s Environment Department and Galen Nelson of the Boston Redevelopment Authority.

The Sustainable Business Leader Program was launched in 2008 in collaboration with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection and the Boston Redevelopment Authority, and has since worked with over 100 businesses across Greater Boston toward becoming environmentally sustainable business leaders. Each business completes SBLP’s rigorous sustainability assessment and receives personalized technical assistance over an approximately six-month period before becoming eligible for the Sustainable Business Leader certification.

CONTACT:
Scott Wood
Sustainable Business Network of Greater Boston
(508) 241-9627

 

 

 


email: sblp@sbnmass.org    |    phone: (617) 395-0250

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