Institute Going Greener

The AICPA was named a Green Plus Mover by the Institute for Sustainable Development for its efforts to become certified as a green small business.


The AICPA is one of nine Movers recognized by the Chapel Hill, N.C.- based partnership of public and private interests.


“As a Green Plus Mover, the AICPA has taken its first important step toward achieving our sustainability small business certification,” said Chris Carmody, director of the Institute for Sustainable Development.


The Institute for Sustainable Development is a partnership between centers at Duke University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Greater Durham chambers of commerce, the Fenwick Foundation and the Foundation for a Sustainable Community. Major corporate supporters include GlaxoSmithKline and Lenovo.



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