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Need a Green Job? Bethesda Green's 4th Annual Fields of Green Internship Fair

Posted by Lauren Lesser on Fri, Feb 01, 2013
Bethesda Green is holding its 4th annual Fields of Green Internship Fair on February 9th.  4GreenPs' own Lauren Lesser wrote about her experiences at Fields of Green last year - read more here.

There are lots of great companies attending this year, including Elysian Energy, Clean Currents, and Calleva Outdoor Adventure Camp.   Thanks to Bethesda Green for providing a great opportunity to connect green organizations with fantastic interns, our future green leaders. 

Good luck to this year's green internship-seekers!



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Tags: DC, Washington DC Region: Green Business, green jobs, Bethesda Green, Bethesda

New York Times Exposes Our Lapsed Composter

Posted by Lauren Lesser on Thu, Jan 03, 2013

When I walked into the office this morning, I was thrilled to learn that Lynn was mentioned in a New York Times article on composting.

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Tags: DC, compost, Sustainability, New York Times, Washington DC Region: Green Business

Talking CSR for Small Biz at the BizSmarts Expo

Posted by Lynn Miller on Wed, Oct 12, 2011

Perhaps because Corporate Social Responsibility starts with the word “Corporate,” some assume that CSR is only for Big Brand, Fortune 500 companies.

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Tags: Marketing Trends, Entrepreneurs, CSR: Corporate Social Responsibility, Washington DC Region: Green Business

Messages Trump All at the Thoth Awards

Posted by Lynn Miller on Tue, Sep 27, 2011

If you’re in the Washington, DC area, you may have seen headlines about last week’s 43rd annual Thoth Awards.  Billed as “the best night of the year in PR,” it’s a major event for DC area PR agencies, Independent PR Alliance members, and in-house communications teams.   

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Tags: non profit communications, Public Relations, CSR: Corporate Social Responsibility, Food Marketing, Washington DC Region: Green Business

The Grassroots at the ASES National Solar Conference

Posted by Lynn Miller on Mon, May 23, 2011

Following is a guest post from Matt Carlson, CEO of Sunnovations.

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Tags: Green Marketing, Cleantech Marketing, Solar marketing, Greentech Marketing, Washington DC Region: Green Business

The Importance of “Staying Put” to Advance Sustainable Food (Part III of III)

Posted by Lynn Miller on Thu, May 19, 2011

Completing the trio of postings recapping the Washington Post’s Future of Food Conference…

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Tags: CSR: Corporate Social Responsibility, Food Marketing, Washington DC Region: Green Business

The Importance of “Staying Put” to Advance Sustainable Food (Part II of III)

Posted by Lynn Miller on Wed, May 18, 2011

Continuing from yesterday’s initial post on the Washington Post’s Future of Food Conference…stay tuned for the third and final post tomorrow!

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Tags: CSR: Corporate Social Responsibility, Food Marketing, Washington DC Region: Green Business

The Importance of “Staying Put” to Advance Sustainable Food (Part I of III)

Posted by Lynn Miller on Tue, May 17, 2011

A guest post from 4GreenPs’ wonderful intern, Adrienne Weil, soon to graduate with her MBA from Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.

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Tags: Food Marketing, Washington DC Region: Green Business

An Insider’s Look at a Green Internship: 4GreenPs’ Intern Talks to “Eye of the Intern”

Posted by Lynn Miller on Mon, May 16, 2011

Three years into Twitter now, and great things still happen. A few weeks ago, a sharp eyed tweeter caught my blog post about best practices for hiring interns in sustainable businesses.  The result? An invitation to our intern, Adrienne Weil, to blog about her experience working with 4GreenPs.

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Tags: Green Marketing, Twitter, Washington DC Region: Green Business

“Where Wingtips and Birkenstocks Meet”- A Million Dollar Boost for Social Enterprise at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business

Posted by Lynn Miller on Wed, Apr 20, 2011

“Not so long ago, social enterprise was relatively unheard of in corporate America or in business school. The two were as different as Birkenstocks and wingtips, and if they mingled at all, it was perhaps a goodwill gesture from the corporate side with a few zeroes at the end. But today, the two cultures are coming together in a union that has proved advantageous for both.”

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Tags: CSR: Corporate Social Responsibility, SRI: Socially Responsible Investing, Washington DC Region: Green Business