Fun Games, Serious Results
Fun Games, Serious Results
/ February 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS

“Cool Choices is a fun, innovative way to get people thinking about sustainability and the small ways they can work towards it every day.” Climate change mitigation is serious so Cool Choices uses the power of games to achieve substantive—and serious—results. The game is simple—you get points for doing and reporting sustainable actions. The more…

Being Part of the Solution
Being Part of the Solution
/ February 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS

“Very fun! Had a great time participating with and against other employees.” Climate change is a big issue and it can seem overwhelming. One of our priorities at Cool Choices is to give folks a sense that their actions matter, that they can be part of the solution on climate change. Psychologists talk about this…

Small Actions Add Up
Small Actions Add Up
/ February 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS

“This program showed that even small changes can make a big impact.” It is easy to think that our actions do not matter and that we represent just one small piece of the picture. But in reality the picture is made up of millions of small pieces. A simple change that reduces electric usage by…

Green & Healthy Schools Cool Choices Launch
Green & Healthy Schools Cool Choices Launch
/ January 30, 2014 0 COMMENTS

In 2013 Wisconsin Green & Healthy Schools (GHS) and Cool Choices partnered to create a Cool Choices-GHS game – and more than 30 Wisconsin schools began using the game in early 2014! The game—which is free to GHS participating schools—provides a fun, social and easy path to reduced resource usage, improved health and wellness, and…

Recognition is Very Cool!
Recognition is Very Cool!
/ November 6, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Recognition is Very Cool – and Inspires Us to be Cooler! By Kathy Kuntz, Executive Director We’ve had a lot to celebrate lately! In early October Menasha Corporation won an Innovation Award from the Campbell Institute and the Stewardship Action Council for their employee engagement efforts with Cool Choices and then, a few weeks later,…