Events from Earth Hour to World Environment Day, Health & Wellbeing Week to Fairtrade Fortnight all offer great opportunities to engage your staff in sustainability. But while some set the office a-buzz with conversations about sustainability, others fizzle out with no impact on attitudes or behaviours.
Following the wise words of Bonnie Tyler, sometimes we just need a hero. And environmental initiatives in the workplace are no exception.
Through Do Nation programs we’ve run with clients, we’ve found that one important success factor is having great leaders, championing the programme within their teams and leading them to success.
In my last (strangely space themed) blog, I covered the timing of employee behaviour change campaigns; here, I’m going to cover tips on choosing the focus of your campaigns – which specific actions you’re trying to engage employees in doing. I’ll try and keep it free of space references. Continue reading
With the new financial year on the horizon, now is a great time to start planning how to engage your workforce in sustainability over the coming year. And perhaps the first question to tackle is “when?” Continue reading
Thankfully we’re learning all the time here at Do Nation – learning from our clients and our users as much as anything. Whether it’s how to run a good employee engagement programme, how to choose the right green team leaders, or how to keep momentum rolling over time, we thrive on the tips that we pick up along the way. Continue reading