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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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  • Sustainable Business Spotlight: Dean'sSweets - Root360

    Small Business Spotlight: Dean’sSweets

    How this sustainable chocolate shop has maintained growth for twelve years For many, Valentine’s Day equals chocolates. There’s only one place in Portland, Maine’s Old Port to get freshly made, hand-dipped, delicious truffles – Dean’sSweets.  Co-owners and partners-in-life Dean and Kristin Bingham opened Dean’sSweets from their home in 2004. Since the start, they have grown […]
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  • The Most Sustainable Super Bowl Ever - Root360

    The Most Sustainable Super Bowl Ever

    What can small businesses learn about sustainability from Super Bowl 50? Where will you be this Sunday night? I plan on being one of the 110 million-plus people watching the Super Bowl.  Since you clicked on this post, I’m going to guess that you’ll also be tuning in to watch the Broncos and Panthers. (But […]
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  • Top 5 things to do for your business during #blizzard2016

    Most of the East Coast is about to get hit with a monster snowstorm. Up here in Maine, we’ll be spared for a change, but we have lots of experience dealing with snow and weather disruptions. Just like how the Police Department in Bangor, Maine shared advice for how to weather the storm personally, we […]
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  • Early 2016 brings lots of positive news on ESG investing

    Happy New Year! During the bustle of the holidays, you might have missed some positive news on ESG investing that was released in early 2016. The Wall Street Journal said “Sustainable Investing Goes Mainstream.” MSCI talked about how a softening economy, long-term shift to a low carbon economy, generational changeover and institutional forces play a role in […]
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