7th Annual Sustainable Business Awards June 10, 2015

TAMPA, FL — The Sustainable Business Coalition of Tampa Bay, Inc. and the University of Tampa Center for Ethics announced today that the annual Sustainable Business Awards will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 at the University of Tampa’s Vaughn Center.  Now in their 7th year, the Sustainable Business Awards, sponsored by the Sustany® Foundation, …

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The Sustany® Foundation Announces New Executive Director

TAMPA, FL – The Sustany® Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of the Tampa Bay community by promoting sustainability, has announced the selection of Jennifer Silva as its new executive director. Silva will take on leadership of the Sustany® Foundation as the organization looks to grow and increase its impact …

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Students Serve as Sustainability Consultants for Straz Center

Feb 11, 2015, From Patel College of Global Sustainability: On January 28th, 2015, students from the USF Patel College of Global Sustainability and USF School of Geosciences started the first leg of a 12-week internship to assess sustainability practices at the Straz Center as part of the Sustany® Sustainable Business Program (SSBP). The SSBP, established by …

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Green Business Certifications – What’s Out There?

by Alison Lueders, Great Green Content Get going on your green business resolutions As the new year starts, many businesses are already working to become more sustainable. Whether implementing programs around energy efficiency, waste reduction, water conservation, and more, there are endless ways to create products and services with a lighter carbon footprint. Many businesses …

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The Art of Ecology Series

The Straz Center will present its 2015 Eco Performance Series with help from a Sustany® mini-grant. The mini-grant will support performances by three different National Geographic explorer-speakers and a school field trip series performance of “Steve Trash: Rockin’ Eco Hero”.  Steve Trash will give educational performances featuring lessons in ecology. The goals of the Eco …

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Building a Garden and a Community – Join the Tampa Eden Project!

by Alison Lueders, Great Green Content The Sustany® Foundation has approved a mini-grant for the Tampa Eden Project (TEP). The $500 grant will enable TEP to  partner with The Well –  programs run by a non-profit called the Underground – to build a vegetable garden at the Well’s new location on Florida Avenue. Both organizations provide …

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