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|Friday, May 16, 2014|
BY OB STAFF
How do you engage employees and management in sustainability initiatives? What are the latest trends in energy conservation? Where do you locate the office compost bin? Oregon Business is excited to present a "Greening Your Workplace" seminar May 28th, 2014 at the Nines Hotel in Portland. The dynamic two-hour event explores best practices in sustainable workplaces.
We kick off the proceedings with a panel of experts reviewing challenges, strategies and metrics of success involved with going green. Learn how to save resources, improve reuse of supplies and equipment, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and build community support for your work.
During the second hour, participants will break down into small groups, sharing stories, ideas and innovations with like-minded individuals working in a variety of business sectors. Participants will leave energized and inspired, and with new tools to help create healthier and more sustainable work environments.
Panel Discussion participants:
Moderator: Megan Shuler, Program Manager, Sustainability at Work, City of Portland
Beth Brett, LEED-certified architect, Mahlum Architects
Andrea Durbin, Executive Director, Oregon Environmental Council
Sarah Curtis-Fawley, founder, owner and culinary director of Pacific Pie Company
Justin Zeulner, Senior project developer - public engagement and campaign development, Vulcan Inc.
8:45: Registration opens
9:00-10:00 a.m.: Panel discussion; Q & A
10:00- 11:00 a.m. Small group discussion
The Greening your Workplace seminar precedes OB's 6th annual 100 Best Green Companies to Work for in Oregon awards luncheon and celebration. For more information about the awards ceremony click here.
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
BY JASON E. KAPLAN | STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER
Friday, November 20, 2015
BY JASON NORRIS AND MARY FAULKNER
It’s been a volatile year in equities and heading into the holiday season, it doesn’t look like these market extremes will dissipate.
Monday, September 28, 2015
BY GARY FISH
Over the years, many mentors have taught me lessons that have helped shape the way I view the world of work and our business.
Thursday, October 08, 2015
BY LINDA BAKER
In an era dominated by self-promotion and marketing speak, John Bradley, CEO of R&H Construction, is a breath of fresh air.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015
BY JACOB PALMER | DIGITAL NEWS EDITOR
Several Portland entrepreneurs make appearance in patently silly "The Dream of the Startup is Alive in Oregon" promo.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
BY MARK LONG
Storyteller-in-Chief by the managing partner of Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
BY AMY MILSHTEIN
Corporate food service reaches out to foodies.
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|The Food Pod Grows Up|
|The High Road|
|Tinker, Tailor, Portland Maker|
|The Shift to Community Health Care|
|The Harder They Fall|
Economic diversity has proven a smart strategy for the Port of Hood River. How can other Oregon communities replicate the model?
Phone, Internet needs of small community school districts earn attention of top-five telecom provider.
Farmland LP grows its vision for organic farming in Oregon.
The Salem Convention Center has capped its tenth anniversary year by earning the prestigious “Best of the Best 2015” award from NW Meetings & Events magazine. Selected as the Best Convention/Conference Venue in Oregon by meeting and event planners from Alaska, British Columbia, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, the Salem Convention Center ranked above the Oregon Convention Center and the Portland Art Museum.
The Oregon Cooperative Hall of Fame honors individuals for their outstanding contributions to the successful building and operation of Oregon agricultural cooperatives.
Health insurer reports $10.2 million in net income after taxes through the first nine months of 2015.