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Academy of Board Certified Environmental Professionals

Academy of Board Certified Environmental Professionals

The Academy of Board Certified Environmental Professionals (ABCEP) is celebrating 30 years of certifying environmental practitioners through a comprehensive peer-reviewed process reflecting years of experience, responsibility, and knowledge.  Certifications are internationally-recognized and available for federal/state/local agency staff, consultants, researchers, compliance managers, enforcement officials, and activists.  There are roughly 250 actively-certified professionals.  Certified individuals maintain their knowledge, experience, and credentials through continuing education, teaching, mentoring, publishing papers, and complying with the Code of Ethics.  The Council of Engineering and Scientific Specialty Boards (CESB, www.cesb.org) have accepted ABCEP for membership and accredited the CEP certification program.

Contact ABCEP at office@abcep.org; www.abcep.org; or 1.866.767.8073

American Green Lodging and Hospitality Association

American Green Lodging and Hospitality Association’s (AGLHA) vision is to see a hospitality industry that is environmentally friendly, economically strong and socially responsible.  By educating and training the hospitality industry and all others that have an interest in the industry about the importance of becoming environmentally, economically and socially sustainable.  http://aglha.org/
 

B Corporation

B Corporation

Certified B Corporations are new kind of company which use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems.  B Corporations: 1. meet transparent and comprehensive standards of social and environmental performance; 2. legally expand their corporate responsibilities to include consideration of stakeholder interests; and 3. amplify the voice of sustainable business and for-profit social enterprise through the power of the unifying B Corporation brand.  bcorporation.net

BOMA

BOMA

BOMA Orlando exists for professional and educational purposes for the advancement of the real estate owner and manager in the Central Florida area. BOMA International was founded in 1907 as the National Association of Building Owners and Managers. The association assumed its present name in 1968 as it broadened its reach to include Canada and other affiliates around the globe. Today, BOMA International represents 92 local associations throughout the United States and 12 affiliates in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Finland, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Mexico, the Philippines, Russia and South Africa. BOMA’s 16,500-plus members own or manage more than nine billion square feet of commercial properties in North America. www.bomaorlando.org

Center for Independent Living in Central Florida

Center for Independent Living in Central Florida

Center for Independent Living (CIL), in partnership with the community, promotes personal rights and responsibilities among people with all disabilities and strives to eliminate architectural, communication, and attitudinal barriers by providing education, resources, and training to enhance self-determination through informed choice. CIL is a private, non-profit organization that was founded in 1976 by Central Floridians dedicated to helping people with disabilities achieve their self-determined goals for independent living. www.cilorlando.org

Chamber Nation

Chamber Nation

Chamber Nation is a national inter-connected network of Chambers of Commerce to automate the Chamber operations, increase online prospects for members and promote the entire community online. The network helps create online broadcasting success for the Chambers, members and the entire community. Going Green programs are highly automated and easily incorporate programs like Green Cities™ http://chambernation.com/going-green.htm

Community Greenhouse Foundation

Community Greenhouse Foundation

Community Greenhouse Foundation is a 501(c)3 not for profit organization that exists to promote sustainability. We provide programs and outreach for many distinct segments of your community that promote sustainable development, operating your business and facilities in a greener light, and conserving resources, like energy and water. http://www.communitygreenhouse.org/

Flagler HBA

Flagler HBA

The membership of the Flagler Home Builders Association uses its unified strength and resources to support legislative priorities affecting our industry; the free enterprise system and the American way of life.  We further encourage research and development of new materials, building techniques, equipment and green building standards to ensure every home purchaser may receive the highest standards of construction, design and value. www.flaglerhba.com

FlaSEREF

flaSEREF

The Florida Solar Energy Research and Education Foundation (FlaSEREF) is a not profit corporation established by the solar industry in 1995.  With support from the Governor’s Energy Office, the Foundation extends a host of programs and services to consumers, businesses, agencies and the solar industry to further the development and use of solar energy in Florida. www.flaseref.org

Florida Bicycle Association

Florida Bicycle Association

Florida Bicycle Association’s (FBA) mission is to inspire and support people and communities to enjoy greater freedom and well-being through bicycling. We envision a state where people of all ages see bicycling as a normal, practical and safe transportation alternative, and where drivers of motor vehicles respect and appreciate the presence of bicycles on the roadways. http://www.floridabicycle.org/

Florida Renewable Energy Association

Florida Renewable Energy Association

The Florida Renewable Energy Association (FREA) is a nonprofit membership-based organization dedicated to expanding the use of clean, renewable energy technologies through public awareness, political advocacy, and individual initiative. FREA is the Florida chapter of the American Solar Energy Society. www.cleanenergyflorida.org

Home Builders Association of Metro Orlando (HBA)

Home Builders Association of Metro Orlando (HBA)

Established in 1953, the Home Builders Association of Metro Orlando (HBA) is a professional trade organization comprised of nearly 900 member businesses throughout Orange, Osceola and Seminole Counties. On behalf of its members, the HBA provides legislative advocacy, continuing education, industry related programs and networking opportunities. Visit www.HBAofMetroOrlando.com for more information.

National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals

National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals

We are the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals. Our members are real estate agents, brokers, mortgage brokers, attorneys, title companies, appraisers, insurance agents and more. Our mission is to increase Hispanic homeownership by empowering the advisors that serve them & by providing education and a networking forum.  www.nahrepcf.org

Renewable Energy Jobs

Renewable Energy Jobs

Renewable Energy Jobs is a global careers portal and destination website for green job seekers looking for opportunities within the alternative energy sector. Renewable Energy Jobs has hundreds of jobs in wind, solar, hydro, geothermal, marine and more, as well as the latest green jobs news, information and resources. www.renewableenergyjobs.com