Bid from the Green: Winning Golf Fundraising Strategies

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Maximize giving & create new revenue streams on the golf course. Events

Sustainability at Classy: Project Green and Our Corporate Commitments

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A big piece of our sustainability strategy is in partnering with Project Green, a community of Classy employees passionate about integrating sustainability into Classy’s stakeholder groups—our customers, our staff, our investors and partners, and our community. . Green Hacks: Achieved.

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The Woman Behind the Blue Fox Logo: An Interview with Juhli Greene

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Meet Juhli (pronounced July) Greene, owner of Greene Image. Chelsea: Tell me a little about Greene Image. Chelsea: What are your goals for Greene Image in the future? The f amous art director Paul Rand said, “ Design is the silent am bassador of your b rand.

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Top 14 Green Screen Apps in 2021

Find the free stuff

The green screen apps help to make backgrounds to look different. The post Top 14 Green Screen Apps in 2021 appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Do you know how videos, clips, and certain images are taken on amazing scenery?

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Meet Our NTC Green Sponsors!

NTEN

We''re excited to announce our Green Sponsors for the 14NTC! This year''s Green Sponsors are: Confluence. Confluence''s Commitment to Going Green. We opted to be green tote bag sponsors this year because we responded to the eco-friendly nature of this type of advertising. We chose to open our DC office in a Gold LEED-certified building which utilizes green cleaning practices, energy-efficient fixtures and 100% wind-energy credits. How and Why We-Care is Green.

Apps for Going Green

Tech Soup Blog

From helping you make informed purchases to saving you money on your electricity bill, these apps make it fun and easy to go green. Green Outlet. The GoodGuide (Android and iPhone) mobile app helps you find safe, healthy, and green products while you're out and about. iPhone) app demystifies green product labels and claims so you can identify which are truly environmentally friendly — and which are just marketing hype. Can you out-green your friends?

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NTC Goes Green!

NTEN

Check out our 13NTC Green Sponsors that help make all the NTC goodness possible: Artez Interactive. 13ntc Community event green nptech sponsors Program Each year, we at NTEN work hard to make the NTC a more environmentally sustainable event -- this year we even have carbon offsets for travelers! We''re also excited to share some of our NTC sponsors who are helping us go greener in April.

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Should You Use a Green Printer?

Tech Soup Blog

Once your materials are ready for the printer, are there any advantages of going green? What is Green Printing? First, here's a little bit about what green printing is – and is not. Green printing is different from conventional printing in that it tends not to use virgin-fiber paper, petroleum-based inks, toxic solvents, or chlorine-bleached papers. Green printers often go light on bindings. Costs and Quality of Green Printing.

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Best 9 Green Screen Apps for Android and IOS in 2021

Find the free stuff

The green screen apps help to make backgrounds to look different. The post Best 9 Green Screen Apps for Android and IOS in 2021 appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Do you know how videos, clips, and certain images are taken on amazing scenery?

Recipe: Very Green Avocado-Tahini Dip from Wild About Greens

Have Fun - Do Good

I can't wait to start cooking from July's VegCookbook , Wild About Greens by Nava Atlas. To get you excited about eatin' your greens, I asked Nava if I could share a recipe with you from the cookbook. She sent over her recipe for Very Green Avocado-Tahini Dip. Very Green Avocado-Tahini Dip Makes about 1 1/2 cups Kind of a marriage of guacamole and hummus, and infused with a good amount of leafy greens, this rich dip makes its own unique statement.

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eWeek Green IT News

Tech Soup Blog

I spend time each week combing through the latest technology news to discover green technology items that are hopefully of interest to nonprofits, NGOs, libraries, and (by extension) people in small- and medium-sized offices. There are a lot of green news blogging services, but surprisingly few devoted to green IT. One of them is eWeek's Green IT News. I saw him speak at the Green IT Summit last month. GreenTech Green IT

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350.org Is Greening the Planet with Lean, Green IT

Tech Soup Blog

In a time when climate change and developing the green economy are somewhat passé, nonprofits have not given up on the mission. Find out how they're greening the planet and using the leanest greenest IT possible. They have no infrastructure beyond that, which is why cloud computing is regarded as green IT. I’d love to hear your comments below on what you’re able to do with your cloud-based tools and other green technologies.

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Green iPhone Apps from Yahoo! Green

Tech Soup Blog

Green posted a great list of free and green iPhone applications a couple of weeks back. See the top 10 Free and green iPhone applications from Huddler's Green Home Blog that's posted now on Yahoo! Green. . . Yahoo! Check them out to make sure that your cool new phone isn't making your carbon footprint even worse. read more.

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WWF-New Zealand Welcomes New Green Growth Report

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Green IT for Dummies

Tech Soup Blog

Hewlett Packard has published a free guide to greening your IT. They describe it as: Green IT for Dummies. The guide, produced independently by research and analysis firm Freeform Dynamics, provides guidance for where to start in greening an organization and maps out a pragmatic, yet comprehensive course of action ranked according to expense and difficulty of implementation. Tags: Green Office GreenTech

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How to Buy (New) Green IT Equipment

Tech Soup Blog

I thought it was probably a good time to update everyone on what's new in the world of buying new, green IT equipment. TreeHugger often covers exotic new green electronic devices in their coverage of the yearly Consumer Electronics Show. In this post, however, we'll cover basic green IT devices like desktop PCs, laptops, servers, and monitors that are affordable and easy to get. Here are a few general precepts on buying new green IT equipment: read more.

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Choose a Green Website Provider

Tech Soup Blog

There are dozens if not hundreds of affordable, reliable, high-quality, green web hosts in the market today. Here are some third-party lists of green web hosts: . . . There is even a Twitter account that simply lists green web hosts. Tags: Green Office GreenTech GreenTips Running Your Organization Using the Web and Internet Web Building Web Building Choose one to host your website. b2evolution. TreeHugger. WebHostingReport.com.

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Green IT for Dummies

Robert Weiner

Hewlett Packard has published a free guide to greening your IT. They describe it as: Green IT for Dummies … is intended to give organizations simple and straight-forward ideas on how to reduce the environmental impact of IT systems and harness the power of IT to reduce the wider environmental impacts of climate change in society.

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Why TechSoup Product Donations and Donors Are Green

Tech Soup Blog

This isn't a comprehensive list of all our donor partners' environmental activities, but this time I'd like to talk about Cisco and Symantec and also about our Green Technology Product Donations. The company is also greening its supply chain. Cisco's Virtual Earth Day includes many activities, such as encouraging employees to participate in the Earth Day Network's Billion Acts of Green and to reduce their environmental impact every day of the year.

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Interview with Carol Baroudi, Author of Green IT For Dummies

Tech Soup Blog

This piece is part of an occasional series we do at GreenTech to profile leaders in the Green IT field. publication, Green IT For Dummies. There are now many general books on green IT, but Green IT For Dummies remains one of the most readable and practical introductions to the field for people in small and medium sized offices. Indeed, one Amazon review is titled “ Green IT Not Just For Dummies.” Writing Green IT For Dummies was more a labor of love.

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How to Choose a Green Website Host

Tech Soup Blog

Green does not always have to cost you more, especially when it comes to technology. As you have probably heard, datacenters are the biggest green house gas generators in the IT world. There are lots of green website hosts out there and their prices are competitive with their dirtier counterparts. Tags: Green Office GreenTech Services Web Building Web Building

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Communicating About Your Green Efforts: Keeping it Real Green

Tech Soup Blog

Roughstock Studios' guide Keeping It Real Green: How to Market Your Efforts in an Age of Greenwashing will help you through the basics of responsible green marketing. As we approach the holiday fundraising season, think of how you can communicate your greening efforts to your board, your donors, and your clients. Tags: Green Office GreenTech GreenTips Marketing Running Your Organization

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Green Geekery

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

a project of the Environmental Protection Agency and the Green Electronics Council ??? I wrote about this tool and an excellent how to purchase a green computer back on Earth Day in April). There's a follow up discussion on the TechSoup discussion forums about nonprofits and green computing policies. This gives me a good opportunity to do a green geekery dump of some links I've collected. Blogs Ryann Is Hungry - Green Geeks EcoGeek NpTech EcoGeek: Jonathon Coleman.

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Why Apps Are Green

Tech Soup Blog

They are not only fun, cheap, and useful, but they're also a green technology. Why Apps Are Green. Apps are green in much the same way as cloud computing is regarded as green. Green though they may be, they don't seem to help that much with information overload. Also, read more about some of the cool green apps out on the market, to help you and your organization be more Earth-friendly.

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Green IT Accreditation Goes International

Tech Soup Blog

EPEAT is essentially the only green IT product accreditation program in the world. The big green IT news this week is that the program has now expanded to 40 countries (PDF) worldwide including Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Taiwan, and the 27 countries of the European Union. Tags: Acquiring Technology Green Office GreenTech Hardware Recycled & Refurbished Computers Recycled & Refurbished Computers Tech Planning

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350.org Is Greening the Planet with Lean, Green IT

Tech Soup Blog

In a time when climate change and developing the green economy are somewhat passé, nonprofits have not given up on the mission. Find out how they're greening the planet and using the leanest greenest IT possible. They have no infrastructure beyond that, which is why cloud computing is regarded as green IT. I’d love to hear your comments below on what you’re able to do with your cloud-based tools and other green technologies.

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New Tutorial: How to Go Green with Electronic Software Donations

Tech Soup Blog

Check out our video, How to Go Green With Electronic Software Donations , to learn more. Want more information on going green with TechSoup? Check out our Go Green product section of the TechSoup website as well as our GreenTech portion of the site. GreenTech Green ITWondering about the benefits of electronic software downloads? This video presents the major reasons to consider downloading your software electronically.

Nonprofit Guide to Going Green Review: Part One

Tech Soup Blog

The recently published Nonprofit Guide to Going Green is a robust handbook on greening all aspects of a nonprofit organization's program. It covers everything from greening your office and building to green management, fundraising, information technology, purchasing, travel, organizing events in an environmental way, saving water, saving electricity, recycling, and obtaining green certification.

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Green Innovation for Business Unconference

Tech Soup Blog

Tags: Green Office GreenTech Staff Tech Planning

New International Green IT Certificate Program

Tech Soup Blog

This is a guest post from Dr. Erik Bansleben at the University of Washington, announcing a new online green IT certification program. A new international, dual-university online green IT certificate program will be launching as a joint effort between the University of Washington Professional & Continuing Education and the University of British Columbia. Why a Green IT Certification Program? GreenTech Green IT

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What Is Green IT? Take the Greener IT Challenge

Tech Soup Blog

Green technology, particularly green IT has been one of TechSoup’s missions for many years. Green IT Defined. I’m fond of the overly clever antimetabole we came up with a few years ago: green IT uses technology to reduce environmental impact and reduces the environmental impact of technology. It’s more helpful I think to list what all green IT covers: Greening offices. Green webhosting.

Nine Fair Trade Green Teas

Have Fun - Do Good

I had so much fun researching Nine Fair Trade Chocolate Bars that I decided to look into which brands carry fair trade certified green tea (I've been drinking a lot of it lately).

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Nonprofits Live: Green Tools and Technology Decisions Recap

Tech Soup Blog

April was Earth Month but extending green habits all year-round not only benefits the planet - it helps your organization too. Meeting the triple bottom line does require adopting green tech solutions. Adopting green tech tools, like online conferencing or using online collaboration tools , can also improve an organization’s efficiency. However, not all green solutions are high tech – going green can be as simple as printing less or allowing staff to telecommute.

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Wiring the Green Movement for Earth Day

Amy Sample Ward

I wanted to use today to focus in on a question recently posed by my good friend Joe Solomon on Twitter : What are the nonprofit/orgs that are working 2 wire the green movement, like what @ netsquared does 4 nonprofits, @ sunfoundation for politics; which orgs are working to expose data, leverage soc media, connect the orgs together? How is social media being deployed to connect the Green Movement? Happy Earth Day, everyone! What are you doing today to celebrate the Earth?

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A Nonprofit Staffer's Guide to Green Investing

Tech Soup Blog

Fortunately, by using a green investing approach, you can find ways to save for retirement and also save the planet. is involved in green or socially responsible investing. Take a look at the mutual funds listed on the Sustainable & Responsible Mutual Fund Chart to see how well they are meeting your green objectives. Is it possible to save for retirement AND do the right thing for the planet? And just in time for Earth Day, I'll tell you how.

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Green Technologies I'd Spend End-of-Year Donations On

Tech Soup Blog

If by chance GreenTech happened to get a windfall of end-of-year financial donations, here are some green IT items that we'd be very tempted to get or try out. Grants for Technology Green Office GreenTech Hardware Recycled & Refurbished Computers Recycled & Refurbished Computers Running Your Organization Tech Planning Using the Web and Internet

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What’s your nonprofit doing to go green?

ASU Lodestar Center

As flag bearers in the march for a greater good, it seems almost requisite that nonprofits should make an effort to go green - insomuch as what’s under our control. Here’s what your nonprofit can do to go green while still carrying out its mission: Before you organize your next benefit, fundraiser or elsewise-related event, think about the cleanest way to do it. Incentivize green behavior at every level of the organization. Allison Finney environmentally friendly green

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Green Biz Challenge

GroundWire

The Eastside Green Business Challenge , organized by the Eastside Sustainable Business Alliance, is a friendly competition in the Puget Sound region. Commercial and industrial facilities are responsible for nearly half of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Cities all across the nation are creating resource-reducing challenges for local businesses and organizations to participate in.

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Webinar: How to Green Your IT - Thursday

Tech Soup Blog

The Green IT Consortium , of which TechSoup is a member, is pleased to announce the first of several events it has planned to help IT providers serving nonprofit organizations to green their technology. How to "Green" Your IT. Tags: Green Office GreenTech Online Seminar

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Go Green with Software Downloads: Updated TechSoup Resource Page

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup has created a new short video: How To Go Green with Electronic Software Downloads. Green Office GreenTech cloud Microsoft Adobe Green IT QuickBooks cloud computing TechSoup software download electronic software Sage ACT SAP Business Objects Norton Antivirus ESDBack in April 2011, TechSoup ran an Earth Week campaign to raise awareness about the benefits of downloading a TechSoup software donation rather than having it shipped as a traditional boxed product.

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Nonprofit Guide to Going Green Review: Part Two

Tech Soup Blog

This is a continuation of my review of the recently published Nonprofit Guide to Going Green , which is a robust handbook on greening all aspects of a nonprofit organization’s program. The green of?ce The green technology solutions chapter by Alex Shan and Joseph Khunaysir of Jolera , a strategic IT consulting company, is the part of the book dedicated to green IT. Tags: Green Office GreenTech Running Your Organization

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Greening My World with E-Fax

Tech Soup Blog

For Earth Day 2010, we've featured a variety of posts on how to green your technology. Tags: E-mail Green Office GreenTech Hardware Tech Planning Telecom Services Using the Web and Internet This post was penned by Cameron Jones, a Program Director here at TechSoup Global. Switching from paper to e-fax is just one example. Find more solutions here. Even technophiles and geeks will have to admit that faxing is not dead — in fact it looks as if it will never die.

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Office Greening for the Holidays: Closing Up Shop

Tech Soup Blog

Look for those machines around your office that have a little green light glowing on them. According to Green Home Huddle "Your cell phone charger, iPod charger, laptop charger, etc. Happy green holidays from all of us at TechSoup's GreenTech Initiative. Green Office GreenTech GreenTipsIf your organization is like many others in the U.S., your office may be closed for several days during the upcoming weeks.

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