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Which non-profit will win a Green Team Spirit Green-Makeover?

Thursday, October 4th, 2012

We are delighted to have four amazing non-profit organizations participating in the Green Team Spirit Gives Back Contest! They are: Habitat for Humanity-Westchester, Cerebral Palsy of Westchester, Sisters of the Divine Compassion and the YWCA of Yonkers. Continue Reading »

Westchester Green Business Challenge Webinar

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

The Direct Financial Benefits to Reducing Your Carbon Footprint & First Steps (2/9/12)

Introduction by Dani Glaser of Green Team Spirit (representing the Westchester Green Business Challenge)
Presenter – Marc Karell, Climate Change & Environmental Services

The webinar shared some of the basics of climate change, the 9 purely business reasons to go “green”, and prudent initial steps in establishing a program that have been shown to better ensure success and maximum financial benefits in reducing one’s carbon footprint.

The Westchester Green Business Challenge, is a partnership of Westchester County Government and the Business Council of Westchester focused on helping all Westchester County businesses on the path to sustainability.

Westchester Green Business Challenge

Saturday, December 19th, 2009

logos designs 5The recently launched Westchester County Climate Change & Sustainability program asks every resident, business, government and school to strive to reduce its “carbon footprint” by 20 percent by 2015 and 80 percent by 2050.

As a member of the planning team for the Business Sector portion of the Westchester Action Plan, our goal was to develop a program that would motivate as many businesses as possible to move on the path toward sustainability and ultimately lower their green house gas emissions in accordance with the county goal. Continue Reading »