RALEIGH, N.C. (June 4, 2012) — Hughes Pittman & Gupton, LLP, one of the largest CPA firms headquartered and staffed in the Research Triangle Park region of North Carolina, announces today that Lauren Joyce will be presenting a keynote address on the benefits of going green to the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Green Plus™ Recognition Breakfast on June 7. HPG was the first accounting firm to achieve Green Plus certification from the Institute for Sustainable Development. In 2011, the firm was named Biggest Green Plus Mover of the Year.
Joyce’s keynote will address the benefits of going green from a networking and marketing perspective. This will include how being a Green Plus organization has created opportunities to grow HPG. She will also discuss how HPG became a Green Plus certified company through the development of a paperless methodology for completing key accounting activities and how the firm measures, monitors and reduces resource usage, including energy and water.
The growing Cleantech practice group has 15 employees and provides industry knowledge and the financial experience necessary for business success. HPG is a supporter of the CleanLinks Forum by the CED. The forum offers practical business advice to cleantech entrepreneurs.