Celebrating Green Partnerships Creating Good Jobs


The deadline is tomorrow Wednesday, June 15 to apply for this year’s Green Jobs Award and be recognized as a leader in creating good green jobs! Private for-profit companies located in the U.S. with at least ten employees and $500,000 in annual revenue in the last year are eligible for the 2011 Green Jobs Award.  Applications are due by June 15 and can be downloaded online at www.greenjobsaward.org/apply.

2010 Winner Spotlight: FLS Energy
Creating opportunities for all

FLS Energy of Asheville, NC, is a design-build firm that offers engineering, installation and financing solutions for utility scale solar thermal and photovoltaic energy systems. Their innovative Solar Thermal Purchase Agreement allows clients to implement solar energy without the cost of purchasing the equipment. This triple-bottom line company has a strong employee culture and provides great benefits to its 64 employees, including semi-annual profit sharing based on hours worked and company profitability, departmental career ladders, and continuous education subsidized by the company. FLS Energy is proud to employ graduates of the local nonprofit Green Opportunities program for at-risk young adults as well as host apprentices. 

If your company has partnered with nonprofit jobs programs to create green careers for underserved individuals, apply today and be celebrated for your contribution to the green economy! Applications are online at www.greenjobsaward.org/apply and due by 11:59 pm tomorrow June 15.