Supporting Sustainable Business at Menasha Corp
Supporting Sustainable Business at Menasha Corp
/ June 11, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Cool Choices Engagement Game Supports Sustainable Business Initiative at Menasha Corporation Madison, WI – June 11, 2013 – This summer, Menasha Corporation employees will earn rewards if they turn off lights, recycle or come up with a cool way to conserve resources at work or at home. By partnering with Cool Choices, a nonprofit organization…

Green & Healthy Schools Grant
Green & Healthy Schools Grant
/ May 10, 2013 0 COMMENTS

Press Release “Making Cool Choices in Green & Healthy Schools” Receives Wisconsin Environmental Education Board Grant Madison, WI – May 10, 2013 – The Wisconsin Environmental Education Board (WEEB) has awarded Cool Choices a $10,000 grant for its Making Cool Choices in Green & Healthy Schools program. Cool Choices, a nonprofit promoting environmentally sustainable practices,…

Talk About Results!
Talk About Results!
/ April 30, 2013 0 COMMENTS

How much do people save just by changing their behavior? Do savings persist after the game? Whenever we talk about our employee engagement efforts people ask about outcomes. That’s great! Cool Choices believes changing practices helps reduce greenhouse gas emissions – so we have a responsibility to prove it. The Energy Center of Wisconsin recently…

The Convincers
The Convincers
/ October 4, 2012 0 COMMENTS

“I convinced my family to carpool.” “I got my dad to start recycling.” Cool Choices is in the midst of an amazing partnership with some marvelous teachers at Waunakee High School.  The teachers—along with students on their green team—are leading an effort to change commuting habits at the high school.  And, along the way, they…

Excuses, Excuses
/ June 15, 2012 0 COMMENTS

The new Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on energy issues, funded by the Joyce Foundation, indicates Americans are skeptical about the impacts of small actions (like turning off lights) and, at the same time, the majority of respondents say it is too difficult to make the changes that they identify as more…