NeighborWorks America Selects New Green Organization Designees
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Twenty nonprofit community development organizations were recognized today for their excellence in sustainable business and housing practices by NeighborWorks America. To date, 81 network members -- or nearly one-third of all organizations in the network -- have earned the NeighborWorks Green Organization designation.
This is the fourth year of the NeighborWorks Green Organization program, which recognizes community development nonprofits in its network of more than 240 organizations that achieve a comprehensive commitment to sustainable operations -- both in their lines of business and the corporate operations they run. The practice reinforces that when sustainable practices are comprehensively applied, people are healthier, housing is more affordable, employees have a better work environment, communities are more resilient, and organizations are more prepared for the future.
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Category: Awards and Recognition