November 22, 2010

Salem's Green Business Challenge

Last week, winners of Salem’s first annual Green Business Challenge were announced during a ceremony at Old Town Hall. The program was designed to promote sound environmental “green” practices and acknowledge companies currently incorporating strategies to reduce their environmental footprint.

The winners are:
Category One (1 owner-employee)

Best in Class: Green Tea Yoga
Honorable Mention: Acupuncture Center of Salem; Kim Indresano Photography

Category Two (1 to 5 employees)

Best in Class: Crunchy Granola Baby
Honorable Mention: The Phillips House/Historic New England; Salem Sound Coastwatch

Category Three (6 to 50 employees)

Best in Class: Armstrong Field Real Estate
Honorable Mention: Joe Green Home Solutions; Merchant Consulting Group

Category Four (over 51 employees)

Best in Class: Salem State University
Honorable Mention: Crosby’ Marketplace; Bioengineering Group

We are very excited to have won Salem's Green Business Challenge. It makes what we work so hard at even more rewarding and it gives other businesses a chance to show their commitment to the environment.

Congratulations to all the winners and to all 49 Salem businesses who took the challenge.

I am so proud to be living in a City with such an astounding focus on Green living!
Thank you!!

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