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Meeting with our New Advisory Council

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By Arthur Weissman, Ph.D, Green Seal President/CEO After several years in the planning, Green Seal’s Board of Directors finally established an Advisory Council this year. Beyond putting some well-known names on our roster, the Council is intended to broaden Green Seal’s reach to new audiences, especially consumers, and to connect us with thought-leaders in various … Continue reading Meeting with our New Advisory Council

By Kat Danaher, Executive Assistant to the CEO Ladies and Gentlemen, to spice up an otherwise run-of-the-mill workday, we have a special treat for you. Earlier this year, Green Seal was honored to launch its inaugural Advisory Council. The Council was formed to augment Green Seal’s Board of Directors by increasing our outreach to new … Continue reading “Drum Roll, Please…” An intro to our Advisory Council

Our 25th Year.

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This October we begin Green Seal’s 25th year, and we dedicate this one to our clients who have led their industries by manufacturing safer, healthier, and greener products. They have proven their commitment to sustainability by achieving Green Seal certification. Check out our poster which further describes why we are honoring our clients this year … Continue reading Our 25th Year.

By Claire Barnett, Executive Director, Healthy Schools Network I am the founder and executive director of a national nonprofit dedicated to reversing the many threats that unhealthy schools pose to children’s health and learning. I’m also a parent. In fact, my organization’s roots lie in a shattering family experience: my younger son was poisoned by … Continue reading Healthy Schools 101: Why our kids need healthier facilities

By Arthur Weissman, Ph.D, Green Seal President/CEO Green Seal was one of the first U.S. non-profit organizations (“NGOs”) to make the greening of the economy the focus of its efforts. We have worked from the start on promoting more sustainable business practices by identifying greener products and services in many categories and helping to catalyze … Continue reading Green Seal in the Sustainability Movement: Our relationship to other NGOs and government

By Marion Stecklow, Executive Director of the Building Wellness Institute Much attention is focused on energy savings in buildings when attempting to achieve sustainability. That is a good thing! LEED certification is certainly the most significant, motivating factor in creating and maintaining sustainable buildings. Although the ROI (Return on Investment) for building or renovating and … Continue reading Green Cleaning Your Way to LEED and Beyond

By Arthur Weissman, Ph.D, Green Seal President/CEO No one today would question the legitimacy of credible third-party environmental certification programs. This was not always the case, not so long ago. When Green Seal and several European ecolabels were starting up two decades and more ago, some large U.S. consumer product companies became alarmed. They protested … Continue reading Anecdotes: The Battle Over Third-Party Seals