GCC Press Release: The Green Chamber of Commerce Partners with B Corporation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Green Chamber of Commerce Partners with B Corporation
Celebrate the Synergy September 8 in San Francisco
San Francisco — August 26, 2010 – Businesses that are searching for the best way to “go green” now have two easy ways to do it. A diverse group of Bay Area businesses are working with the Green Chamber of Commerce and B Corporation to help build sustainability into their business practices. They will share their experiences at an event on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 from 6:30-8:30 pm at Hub Soma located at 925 Mission Street in San Francisco, CA.
Speakers at the event will include members from both organizations: Brian Back (Sustainable Industries), Alexia Marcous (Dharma Merchant Services), Matt Bauer (BetterWorld Telecom), and Vince Siciliano (New Resource Bank).
Organic and local light fare will be provided by Organic Chef Catering with beer donations provided by Social Kitchen & Brewery and wine by Parducci Wine Cellars and Paul Dolan Vineyards. Tickets are: $10 for Green Chamber & B Corps members, $15 for non-members if they pre-register. $20 at the door (non-registered).
“We are thrilled to offer our B Corporation Impact Rating Systemto help the Green Chamber to promote corporate accountability and transparency within their membership base, as they expand nationally. The B Impact Rating System is a great tool for a rapidly growing sustainable business membership organization, such as the Green Chamber of Commerce, to measure potential members’ sustainability practices across all aspects of their business, because it provides a comprehensive evaluation of a company’s social and environmental impact on all of its stakeholders,” says Deborah Hirsh, director of B Lab’s San Francisco office.
About the Green Chamber of Commerce
The Green Chamber of Commerce was created to strengthen a growing business movement that supports sustainable business practices, promote the success of its members, and advocate a green public policy. The Green Chamber provides its members with promotional opportunities, discounts, hosted events, a voice in national policy, and tools to become more environmentally and socially responsible. Some of the leading sponsors of the San Francisco Chapter include: Wendel, Rosen, Black & Dean LLP, Green Dentistry, and Dharma Merchant Services.
For more information about The Green Chamber of Commerce visit: http://greenchamberofcommerce.net/
For information about the event and to register visit: http://greenchamberofcommerce.net/2010/08/12/celebrating-the-synergy/
Green Chamber of Commerce