2011 Eco-Maverick Honorees Announced

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Celebrity co-founder Adrian Grenier and founder Peter Glatzer will be honored for their innovative approach to raising awareness about the environment at the 5th Annual Opportunity Green Business Conference in Los Angeles this November. The Eco-Maverick award is given each year to a prominent celebrity for using their influence and exposure to promote sustainability issues […]

USGCC Participates in Clinton Global Initiative in New York

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Peter Zahn, USGCC’s Chairman attended last week’s sessions and filed this report: 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 […]

Solar-powered ‘water ATMs’ provide clean drinking water in India

  Waterborne illnesses affect 40 million Indian people every year. But Piramal Water Private Limited, an organization in rural India, has a plan to solve this problem. Their idea is to meet the need for clean water with solar-powered, h2O-dispensing ATMs. These machines are franchised around villages, and a liter of water costs the people […]

Time Magazine

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A Green Chamber of Commerce Offers a New Voice for Business The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has—how to put this—not been a friend of environmental legislation or regulation. The Chamber—which represents more than 3 million U.S. businesses—spent millions to lead the successful fight against carbon cap-and-trade legislation, along with health care reform and most of […]

The U.S. Green Chamber of Commerce seeks talented WordPress developer

Do you have a passion for the environment? Are you looking to further develop your skills in Web technologies? Would you like to work with industry leaders in the Green movement? Are you excited by the idea of being a key player in a growing national organization? If you answered YES to these questions, we […]