Inspiring Engagement – Enabling Habits That Drive Sustainable Change will take place at Network Orange, ING DIRECT Downtown Café 221 Yonge Street (Yonge & Shuter), Toronto, ON, Canada. This event is being held by SPRING and will feature Christine Wickett, Senior TEEM Program Manager, Energy Advantage.
You’ve installed energy efficient lights, lighting sensors, completed an HVAC retrofit, reduced paper use in your offices and set up a recycling program. Next, you’ve detailed corporate wide sustainability goals and have implemented operational procedures to meet these targets. So what’s next?
Upon meeting with initial success investing in facilities and operational efficiencies, many organizations look to advance their sustainability initiatives by engaging stakeholders and identify addition cost-saving opportunities by engaging their stakeholder – be they employees, customers, partners, etc.
Stakeholder engagement is an integral piece to capturing the highest business value from sustainability. For example, a building’s performance is not solely based on the its design, systems or equipment, but on how stakeholders operate and occupy the building.
Christine Wickett will present a variety of best practices for engaging stakeholders in sustainability, and will present different behavioural change management strategies that can take your sustainability program to the next level. Participants will then be encouraged to share their insight and experience during the subsequent peer-to-peer dialogue.
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What is SPRiNG?
SPRiNG (Sustainability Professionals Resource & Networking Group) is a networking, professional development and dialogue event held each month for practitioners in the “sustainability management” sphere. It is a forum wherein one may engage and problem-solve with their peers in an intelligent and constructive manner. Said professionals understand the realities of “doing business” – that they face many obstacles and that they must tailor their sustainability efforts accordingly.
Its intended audience are those individuals working toward greater operational sustainability and environmental stewardship within their respective enterprise, be it corporation, not-for-profit or government agency.
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