Category Archive: ROOT360 NEWS

  • Manomet awarded $91,000 from the EPA for Environmental Education Initiatives

    PLYMOUTH, MA – Manomet is pleased to announce that our U360 program—an interdisciplinary, experiential internship designed to foster college students’ understanding of sustainability and small business management—was recently awarded a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  The award was part of the EPA Environmental Education funds for programs to educate the community and […]
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    U360 ‘Graduates’ First Students

    Pilot semester wraps up with student sustainability presentations to panel of small business professionals In early May, several University of Southern Maine (USM) students demonstrated just how far their understanding of small business sustainability had come over the course of a semester. As they explained to a panel of leaders from the small business community […]
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    U360: Students engaging with small businesses through sustainability

    One of Manomet’s long-standing priorities has been to engage with younger generations and help raise their awareness of opportunities available to better the world around us–it’s a common theme across all of our programs. That’s why we’re excited about the launch of U360, a brand-new project designed to support the growth of our Root360 small […]
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    Online Tool Provides ESG Benchmark for SMEs

    July 30, 2015 | Environmental Leader A new online tool allows businesses to benchmark and improve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) business practices. The Root360 survey, developed by Manomet’s Sustainable Economies Program, takes about 15 minutes to complete and includes a tool for comparative benchmarking and an interactive analysis tool to help businesses evaluate […]
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    Manomet launches ESG online tool for global companies

    30 July 2015 | Climate Action Environmental research group Manomet has launched a new online tool that will enable companies to improve their environmental, social and governance (ESG) business practices. The Root360 survey has been developed by Manomet’s Sustainable Economies Program and includes a tool for comparative benchmarking and an interactive analysis tool to help […]
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  • Manomet’s Sustainable Economies Program Launches Root360

    Online tool provides sustainability benchmark for small and medium enterprises in just 15 minutes Brunswick, MAINE Manomet’s Sustainable Economies Program announces the launch of Root360, an online tool that allows businesses to benchmark and improve their sustainable business practices. The Root360 survey takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and includes a tool for comparative benchmarking […]
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