Gamification: A How To
/ August 18, 2011 0 COMMENTS

Sustainability is hard to define and understanding what it might mean is complicated, often lonely, and not always fun.  It is no wonder that many sustainability programs fail to inspire widespread changes.  It is tedious to conduct an energy audit.  It is hard to sort through nontoxic cleaning items.  And very few people ever want…

Environmental Sustainability and Top Talents
/ August 4, 2011 0 COMMENTS

There is a very interesting article in the Environmental & Energy Management News’ Environmental Leader titled, Top Talents Attracted to Socially Responsible Companies.  http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/07/11/top-talents-attracted-to-socially-responsible-companies/ The article focuses on a very well-respected company that has received countless awards for sustainability efforts as well as the Best Employers in Canada honor.  This company has a lower turn-over…

Change Is Possible
/ July 29, 2011 0 COMMENTS

Cool Choices approaches the charge of inspiring environmentally sustainable actions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions in playful ways, even using games to engage people. Studies show that information, alone, is rarely enough to motivate change.  Years of research tells us that humans are not naturally motivated to change their practices today based on future risks,…