Below you will find a list of our collective resources, both internal and external. Please use the buttons bellow to search for resources on a particular topic. You can also use the filter to the right to sort by resource type. 

Non-Traditional Employee Benefits

February 11, 2019

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Building a Sustainability Team

February 11, 2019

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Bio-based, Biodegradable, Compostable Packaging… What Does it All Mean? SLIDES

This set of slides is from a 2018 Webinar with the Sustainable Packaging Coalition about packaging terms, bio based packaging, and decomposable packaging.

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Josera Carbon Footprinting Case Study

This PSC case study looks at how Josera evaluated the carbon footprint of products and ingredients to meet their 100% Carbon Neutral goal.

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Code of Conduct

Create a set of standards that a company and its suppliers agree to ensure that a set level of environmental and social practices are met.

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Internal Launch Email

This PSC template email from management is a good way to get your team on board with sustainability efforts.

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Purchasing Policy

This PSC guide helps your organization purchase more sustainable materials while preserving key financial and performance standards.

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Building Efficiency Guide

This PSC resource is a 35-page report created by us to help you better understand energy sustainability in your physical workplace.

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6 Steps for Writing KPIs

In this report WeSpire summarizes a six-step method for identifying and measuring sustainability Key Performance Indicators.

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Employee Survey

This PSC employee survey will help you to identify the skills, knowledge, and attitudes of the company’s employees.

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Commitment Statement

This PSC provides examples and guidelines to help you create an ambitious and attainable sustainability commitment statement.

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Communication Rules

This PSC resource will provide you with six rules that will maximize your ability to communicate your organization's sustainability efforts effectively.

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Building Self Assessment

This PSC tool allows you do a quick self assessment of you business to determine what sustainability actions are appropriate.

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Prioritization Presentation

This PSC resource is a slide deck intended for you to edit to help prioritize your sustainability efforts. Download also includes agenda.

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Green Team Flyer

This PSC resource is a flyer to attract employees to participate in Green Team that will help drive sustainability within your company

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Mom’s Organic Market

PSC case study on how MOMs Organic Market developed stronger relationships with suppliers to improve supply-chain transparency.

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Camp Bow Wow

This PSC case study looks at how a franchise can develop a standardized sustainability program to identify quick wins for cost savings.

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West Paw

This case study looks at how to evaluate and communicate the financial benefits of your sustainability program to stakeholders

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I and Love and You

This PSC case study looks at a how a company advance sustainability in a startup environment when staff is busy and budgets are lean.

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Worldwise

This PSC case study looks at how Worldwise implemented employee engagement tactics to spearhead a sustainability program.

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Kinn

PSC case study on Kinn's LCA--an assessment tool that analyzes the full scope of environmental impact over the life of a product.

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Zuke’s + Excel

This PSC case study looks at how two companies came together to drive packaging performance and reducing waste

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How Power Grids Work

An overview on how electricity generation and transmission works.

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Schmidt on Energy Security

A video of Eric Schmidt, Google CEO, talking about how doing the how doing the right thing is the right thing for business.

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Anderson on Business Case

A TED talk video of Ray Anderson, founder of Interface, discussing the business logic of sustainability.

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How It All Ends

A video on global warming that discusses the logic of action or inaction in terms of global climate destabilization.

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How to Talk to a Skeptic

Links to various articles that address the most common arguments for and against climate change.

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Climate Change 101

This National Geographic video gives an overview of the causes and impacts of climate change on the world.

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The B Corp Handbook

In this book B Corp CEOs and senior executives to share their tips, advice, and best practice ideas for how to build a better business.

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Making Sustainability Stick

This book provides the blueprint for implementation and the steps required to integrate sustainability successfully into any business.

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The Sustainability Handbook

This book covers the complexities, challenges, and benefits of sustainability when pursued by organizations.

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Starfish and The Spider

This book creates a strong case for companies to adapt in order to be more successful and change the world.

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World Food in Crisis

This website looks at issues leading the world into food crisis like skyrocketing food prices are inciting riots, hoarding, and starvation.

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Unchopping a Tree

This short video takes the hard to fathom fact that 90 acres of rainforest are destroyed every minute and contextualizes it.

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Benyus on Biomimicry

TED talk video where Janine Benyus discusses recent developments in biomimicry and how nature influences products and systems,

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Supply Chain Sustainability

This report provides companies with guidance on how to develop a sustainable supply chain program based UN Global Compact

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B-Lab

Website of our partners at B Lab who are creating a global movement of people using business as a force for good.

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Mainstream Green

This report by OgilvyEarth project aims to help crack the code on one of marketing’s thorniest problems dubbed the Green Gap.

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Gen Y and the Workplace

This report identifies how important the workplace is in attracting, recruiting and retaining Generation Y workers.

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How green helps recruiters

This Article discusses how recruiters should add a new item to the arsenal: a company’s environmental sustainability record.

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Leading Change

In this book Bob Doppelt describes how change management, leadership, and sustainability can lead towards de-carbonization.

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Culture of Sustainability

An article that highlights five ways to create a culture of sustainability in any company to make sure everyone is on board with your goals.

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Engagement Super-Strategy

This article looks at how employee engagement can be a sustainability super-strategy because the returns are so high.

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Sustainable Engagement

Article by Unilever's CEO about finding ways to get all employees personally engaged in day-to-day corporate sustainability efforts.

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Goldman Sachs Sustain

This report by Golman Sachs shows how firms who invest in sustainability outperformed firms that did not.

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Green Recovery

In this book Andrew Winston shows that no company can afford to wait for the downturn to ease before going green.

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Climate Capitalism

This book proves that the future of capitalism will be built on innovations that cutting-edge leaders are bringing to the market today.

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Materiality Assessment

This paper by KPMG aims to help companies by providing guidance the materiality assessment process.

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Sustainability Pays Report

This collection of reports helps show how business leaders can profit by integrating sustainability into their strategy and value-chain.

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Design: Give a Damn

The book Design Like You Give a Damn is a compendium of innovative projects that demonstrate the power of design to improve lives.

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Portfolio Manager

This EPA tool benchmarks the performance of one building or a whole portfolio of buildings, all in a secure online environment.

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High Return on Giving

This article discusses how to build stronger relationships with people on the ground to maximize philanthropic leverage.

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Down the Drain

This article provides information on the impacts of development and increased demand on the Great Lakes water levels.

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Water Conservation Tips

This website provides information on conserving water at home. Could be include as employee engagement resource.

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Art of Communications

This article discusses the art of modern sustainability communications in context with growing stakeholder demands.

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Cradle-to-Cradle

This book provides economic and environmental reasons to move to a cradle-to-cradle manufacturing system to reduce waste.

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Small Is the New Big

This book is a collection Seth Godin's most provocative short pieces from his pioneering blogs and articles.

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New Green Marketing Rules

In this book, Ottman argues that emphasizing primary benefits -- the New Rules -- is critical to winning over the mainstream consumer.

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How Recycling Works

This video highlights what happens to items tossed into the blue bin with the arrows on it. Could be include as employee engagement resource.

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Schmidt on Energy Security

A video of Eric Schmidt, Google CEO, talking about how doing the how doing the right thing is the right thing for business.

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Anderson on Business Case

A TED talk video of Ray Anderson, founder of Interface, discussing the business logic of sustainability.

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Goldman Sachs Sustain

This report by Golman Sachs shows how firms who invest in sustainability outperformed firms that did not.

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Green Recovery

In this book Andrew Winston shows that no company can afford to wait for the downturn to ease before going green.

0

Climate Capitalism

This book proves that the future of capitalism will be built on innovations that cutting-edge leaders are bringing to the market today.

0

Sustainability Pays Report

This collection of reports helps show how business leaders can profit by integrating sustainability into their strategy and value-chain.

1

The B Corp Handbook

In this book B Corp CEOs and senior executives to share their tips, advice, and best practice ideas for how to build a better business.

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Making Sustainability Stick

This book provides the blueprint for implementation and the steps required to integrate sustainability successfully into any business.

0

The Sustainability Handbook

This book covers the complexities, challenges, and benefits of sustainability when pursued by organizations.

0

Starfish and The Spider

This book creates a strong case for companies to adapt in order to be more successful and change the world.

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B-Lab

Website of our partners at B Lab who are creating a global movement of people using business as a force for good.

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Non-Traditional Employee Benefits

February 11, 2019

0

Building a Sustainability Team

February 11, 2019

0

Internal Launch Email

This PSC template email from management is a good way to get your team on board with sustainability efforts.

0

Employee Survey

This PSC employee survey will help you to identify the skills, knowledge, and attitudes of the company’s employees.

0

Prioritization Presentation

This PSC resource is a slide deck intended for you to edit to help prioritize your sustainability efforts. Download also includes agenda.

0

Mainstream Green

This report by OgilvyEarth project aims to help crack the code on one of marketing’s thorniest problems dubbed the Green Gap.

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Gen Y and the Workplace

This report identifies how important the workplace is in attracting, recruiting and retaining Generation Y workers.

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How green helps recruiters

This Article discusses how recruiters should add a new item to the arsenal: a company’s environmental sustainability record.

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Leading Change

In this book Bob Doppelt describes how change management, leadership, and sustainability can lead towards de-carbonization.

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Culture of Sustainability

An article that highlights five ways to create a culture of sustainability in any company to make sure everyone is on board with your goals.

0

Engagement Super-Strategy

This article looks at how employee engagement can be a sustainability super-strategy because the returns are so high.

0

Sustainable Engagement

Article by Unilever's CEO about finding ways to get all employees personally engaged in day-to-day corporate sustainability efforts.

0

Building Efficiency Guide

This PSC resource is a 35-page report created by us to help you better understand energy sustainability in your physical workplace.

1

Building Self Assessment

This PSC tool allows you do a quick self assessment of you business to determine what sustainability actions are appropriate.

0

Design: Give a Damn

The book Design Like You Give a Damn is a compendium of innovative projects that demonstrate the power of design to improve lives.

0

Portfolio Manager

This EPA tool benchmarks the performance of one building or a whole portfolio of buildings, all in a secure online environment.

0

How Recycling Works

This video highlights what happens to items tossed into the blue bin with the arrows on it. Could be include as employee engagement resource.

0

Josera Carbon Footprinting Case Study

This PSC case study looks at how Josera evaluated the carbon footprint of products and ingredients to meet their 100% Carbon Neutral goal.

0

Code of Conduct

Create a set of standards that a company and its suppliers agree to ensure that a set level of environmental and social practices are met.

0

Purchasing Policy

This PSC guide helps your organization purchase more sustainable materials while preserving key financial and performance standards.

0

Green Team Flyer

This PSC resource is a flyer to attract employees to participate in Green Team that will help drive sustainability within your company

0

World Food in Crisis

This website looks at issues leading the world into food crisis like skyrocketing food prices are inciting riots, hoarding, and starvation.

0

Unchopping a Tree

This short video takes the hard to fathom fact that 90 acres of rainforest are destroyed every minute and contextualizes it.

0

Benyus on Biomimicry

TED talk video where Janine Benyus discusses recent developments in biomimicry and how nature influences products and systems,

0

Supply Chain Sustainability

This report provides companies with guidance on how to develop a sustainable supply chain program based UN Global Compact

0

Commitment Statement

This PSC provides examples and guidelines to help you create an ambitious and attainable sustainability commitment statement.

0

Communication Rules

This PSC resource will provide you with six rules that will maximize your ability to communicate your organization's sustainability efforts effectively.

0

High Return on Giving

This article discusses how to build stronger relationships with people on the ground to maximize philanthropic leverage.

0

Art of Communications

This article discusses the art of modern sustainability communications in context with growing stakeholder demands.

0

Small Is the New Big

This book is a collection Seth Godin's most provocative short pieces from his pioneering blogs and articles.

0

New Green Marketing Rules

In this book, Ottman argues that emphasizing primary benefits -- the New Rules -- is critical to winning over the mainstream consumer.

0

Websites We Love

Sustainable Brands is home to the global community of business innovators who are shaping the future of commerce worldwide. Since 2006, their goal has been to inspire, engage and equip today’s business and brand leaders to prosper for the near and long term by leading the way to a sustainably abundant future.

TriplePundit is a global media platform covering the intersection of people, planet and profit. We believe business can be a force for good. With over 6 million unique annual page views, we cover topics ranging from global water and energy challenges to social justice and economic equality, sustainable food to corporate social responsibility, and much more!

Fast Company is the world’s leading progressive business media brand, with a unique editorial focus on innovation in technology, leadership, and design.

GreenBiz advances the opportunities at the intersection of business, technology, and sustainability. Through its websites, events, peer-to-peer network and research, GreenBiz promotes the potential to drive transformation and accelerate progress — within companies, industries and in the very nature of business.