Running a green event at work is a great way to engage employees on sustainability, which in turn can bring great bottom line rewards like reducing staff turnover rate. Here is a quick list of Do’s and Don’ts for running successful office green events, compiled by guest contributor Lucinda Broad.
Have you considered how employee engagement can drive your sustainability strategy and how you can leverage sustainability initiatives to engage your employees and create a values-driven culture of collaboration and creativity? Guest contributor Izabela Popova looks into how Hewlett-Packard and Cadbury Schweppes do it, and how WWF can help.
A large scale study comparing Canadian companies to their world peers finds Canada leads in capturing cost reduction from sustainability initiatives but lags global leaders in driving profitability through collaboration. Broader collaborations with customers, suppliers, government and policy makers may be a key to unlocking the next phase’s rewards.
What’s the state of impact investing? The panel of experts from large institutional investors to small foundations at the 2013 Green Living Business Forum share their thoughts on the growth potential, risks and opportunities, and the valuation of environmental factors. Six common threads emerged from the discussion chaired by CBC’s Evan Solomon.