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Two Indy firms join 'green' initiative

IL Staff
January 1, 2008
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Two central Indiana law firms have been recognized by the Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce as being "green." Bose McKinney & Evans and Ice Miller were accepted into the chamber's new Green Business initiative along with four other businesses.

The initiative requires applicants to meet certain requirements - be a current member of the chamber, be at least a bronze member of the Central Indiana Clean Air Partnership, and complete an application for review.

In addition, members of the Green Business initiative pledge to continue to strive toward business practices that ensure central Indiana is environmentally healthy and viable and to meet all existing federal, state, and local environmental regulations.

Businesses also must demonstrate at least one green practice in six areas: waste prevention and reduction, recycling, purchasing, energy conservation, water conservation and quality, and transportation.
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