Linking our personal actions to advancing a grand sustainability strategy is one important way to carry out our citizenship. We can help advance that strategy by transitioning to cleaner energy as soon as possible. The California Energy Efficiency Coordinating Committee will be looking at what it takes to create a movement movement that produces higher rates of applied energy efficiency. You have an opportunity to influence the design and delivery of energy efficiency programs in California by tracking and participating in these efforts.
How to Embed Sustainability in Your Organization: Insights from Shelley Billik and Christopher Anderson
On November 30th, 2016 REV hosted our first of an ongoing series of Business Sustainability Workshops — this one at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles. As part of the half-day interactive event, Shelley Billik, Founder of the sustainability consultancy EcoBiz and former VP of Environmental Initiatives at Warner Bros. Studios; and Chris Anderson, Energy Manager for the Pasadena Unified School district, shared their experience, insights, and advice.
The election is obviously a shocking and disappointing turn of events for most, if not all of us at REV. I believe our work at REV — and that of others in the field — is now more important than ever. Our nation and our world, as we all know, are at a critical juncture in history, facing great threats and challenges like no other time. We have a critically important role to play, and we are just at the beginning.
CSAA Insurance Group has been applauded for their remarkably successful volunteer program which has engaged the majority of their employees. In this interview, Roger Hancock, Community Affairs Manager for CSAA Insurance Group and recent REV Sustainability Circle participant, shares details about the program, keys to successful engagement, and how volunteerism aligns with sustainability at CSAA Insurance Group.
Kristen Wonder, Sustainability Coordinator at Spartan Shops, Inc. at San Jose State University, was recently celebrated by PG&E as an Energy Champion for her outstanding accomplishments in reducing energy waste. In this blog she shares her secrets.
Who among us cannot cite a film that has inspired or transformed us — or imprinted an indelible memory in our lives? In the realm of sustainability interests, the same can be said. What comes to my mind are films that have changed an industry, brought down a company, raised awareness of unsustainable practices, or otherwise seized the conversation to open public debate on a pressing societal, environmental, or business practice.
Relan, a small business led by the mother-daughter team of Della Simpson and Kari Brizius, partners with large companies to showcase their commitment to sustainability through an array of upcycled products. We recently interviewed Kari to learn more about their story and their company’s commitment to building a more sustainable future.