What: An informational webinar for Montgomery County businesses and professional service providers about Maryland’s Benefit Corporation legislation, enacted during the 2010 General Assembly Session.
What is a Benefit Corporation?
A new class of corporation that:
1. Creates a material positive impact on society and the environment
2. Redefines fiduciary duty to include non-financial interests in decision-making
3. Reports on its overall social and environmental performance using recognized, third party standards
When: Thursday, April 7, 2011 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Format: Panel discussion and Q&A
To register for the meeting (Now from mobile devices!) go to: https://montgomerycountymd.webex.com/montgomerycountymd/j.php?ED=168014422&UID=1209161622&PW=NZTUwNmE3Yzgx&RT=MiMxMQ%3D%3D
1. If requested, enter your name and email address.
2. If a password is required, enter the meeting password: DEDmeeting1
3. Click "Join".
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Call the number below and enter the access code.
Call-in toll-free number (US/Canada): 1-866-469-3239
Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-429-3300
Access code: 572 588 235
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The Commercial/Multi-Family Rebate Program, funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, helps businesses, non-profit, faith based organizations and multi-family communities overcome the financial barriers to implementing improvements that can save energy and reduce operating costs. Organizations may apply for up to 50% of project costs or $75,000, whichever is less. Funding can be used for a wide variety of energy-efficiency building improvements and equipment. Funding will be awarded on the merit of the proposed project and is available in two rounds due April 15th and May 15th respectively.
Program details can be found at www.mcenergyfunding.com. Applications will be accepted in two rounds, Round 1 applications are due on April 15 and Round 2 applications are due on May 15.
"County Report This Week", a television show that airs on County Cable Montgomery and several other local cable stations, highlighted the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce’s role as a green-certified business and as a partner with the County in creating the certification program.
Watch Additional Features on More Montgomery County Green-Certified Businesses:
Watch This Week
Government Going Green
GSA to vendors: Go green or else
Greening the Economy Showcased
Ride On Bus Ad Campaign Features Green-Certified Businesses!
Prior to the June 9 MCCC Annual Dinner, MCCC President and CEO Gigi Godwin and other Chamber leaders joined County Executive Ike Leggett and County Council President Nancy Floreen in showcasing a new Ride On bus ad campaign to promote the new Montgomery County Green Business Certification Program. The ad campaign highlights the program’s first 20 green-certified businesses and organizations and encourages more companies to “get on board” the green business movement by getting certified and featured in future promotions.
MCCC is Certified Green!
MCCC is excited to announce that we are now certified through the Montgomery County Green Business Certification Program. Here are just a few highlights of changes we've made to our operations: