About Mike Frey

An entrepreneurial executive and consultant, Mike has developed and directed a broad range of initiatives to meet contemporary community and business needs. Besides Big Apple Green, he is also the founder of PROS a public/private program for downsized professionals and co-founder of STRIVE, an international employment program for disadvantaged youth

Author Archive | Mike Frey

Rebuilding After Sandy, Building for the Future

A nine-foot storm surge fueled by 70-mile-per-hour winds engulfed the East Coast. Sections of New York City, the epicenter of the nation’s financial industry, disappeared underwater, creating a picture that looked eerily similar to predictions made five years ago of future global warming. The total price tag for Sandy could be $100 billion.     [...]

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From Bronx Green to The Big Apple Green

The history and transition of our networkfrom 2010 through 2012. Below is a download link and embedded video of Mike Frey’s introductory comments from the official launch event of The Big Apple Green, held Wednesday, September 19th. This three and half minute clip contains a summary history of the evolution of our network from its [...]

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Big Apple Green Official Launch – Mark Your Calendar

Please mark your calendar for September 19, Noon to 1:30 pm to attend the official Online Launch Event for Big Apple Green. And be sure to reserve your online “seat” at http://www.anymeeting.com/PIID=E057D688884B. As a green business you won’t want to miss either of our nationally known guest speakers, Gil Friend and Candice Kollar:   Gil [...]

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The Costs of Energy Efficiency vs Nuclear Energy

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Own Your Directory Listing on Big Apple Green

7 Easy Steps Here’s all it takes to grab your listing in the Big Apple Green “Members Directory.” 1. Go to http://www.thebigapplegreen.net and login using your password. If you haven’t already changed your password use 4u2use Otherwise, use the password you have already chosen for yourself. This will take you to the top of the [...]

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Online Networking Event for Big Apple Green Members, August 8th, Noon – 1pm Eastern

Mark your calendar for Wednesday of next week (August 8, 2012). We will host the first “Brown Bag Lunch” for Big Apple Green members – online  from Noon to 1pm. Invitations with instructions for signing in to the online meeting room will be sent a day or two prior to the event. This meeting will [...]

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Promote Your Organization on Big Apple Green

SAVE THE DATE! We’re moving rapidly near our official launch date of Wednesday, September 18 19. Mark your calendar and save Noon to 2 pm the lunch hour that day. In preparation for the launch, we hope you will set up or update your membership profile and also take advantage of the several promotional opportunities [...]

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Bill Clinton on Managing Scarce Resources

Bill Clinton on Managing Scarce Resources Published on July 17th, 2012 by Environmental News Network Oxford University held its Re|Source forum recently, and former US President Bill Clinton addressed the group on the subject of scarce resources and how to manage their development and use in a way that is fair and equitable. The most [...]

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Call to Action for Big Apple Green Members in the Weatherization Supply Chain!

If you are involved in energy efficiency or weatherization work in New York, or are a supplier of weatherization-related products, then this concerns you. Tomorrow morning (Friday, June 15) from 9:15 – 11:40 AM EDT, the White House and the National Association for State Community Services Programs NASCSP are hosting a Weatherization Supply Chain Industry [...]

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For Bronx Green Business Network Members

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