Games Empower Coworkers to Coach Each Other
Games Empower Coworkers to Coach Each Other
/ May 14, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Are you comfortable providing direction to your peers? According to a recent study, most of us are not—the lack of hierarchy makes it awkward for us to nudge a colleague when they are not following protocols. This is a big deal. We know people are deeply influenced by the behaviors of others and this study…

West Liberty Foods: A Community of Sustainability
West Liberty Foods: A Community of Sustainability
/ April 18, 2014 0 COMMENTS

Cool Choices’ success is built on the simple idea that sustainability is driven by communities; that people who share a common goal to reduce waste and help the environment will work together to achieve great things. Our friends at West Liberty Foods have together already made 700 Cool Choices this week–the first week of their Cool…

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…

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…

Green Players Get Greener
Green Players Get Greener
/ January 30, 2014 0 COMMENTS

In 2013 Cool Choices implemented employee engagement games in a diverse set of workplaces engaging factory workers, lawyers, fire fighters, office personnel and community educators. One result is a rich set of data that enables us to look at participant attitudes (before and after the game) alongside their actions in the game. Late last year…