Green Team Networking Story
On December 18, 2014 EarthShare California hosted our fifth Green Team Networking meeting and we had 15 representatives from various companies in the Los Angeles region. We had a fruitful discussion about identifying ‘low hanging fruit’ in terms of green initiatives in the workplace.
Some of the successes that were identified were:
Some of the challenges that were identified were:
After hearing from our guests, EarthShare California identified possible sources of low hanging fruit in a brief presentation.
The meeting ended on a positive note as each guests received the opportunity to set a new goal for their green teams to begin working on. Ivan Gonzalez from Parsons Brickerhoff stated, “the event as a whole was very informative and I left with a positive impression of the group and its future.” Another guest expressed that they were “very impressed by the format and the topics. I feel like I returned with information that could benefit my company and inevitably our environment.”
Our forums allow green team members and sustainability directors at corporations to share their expertise on topics such as:
Meeting several times each year and staying connected via online communities, our Green Teams help build an environmental community through the management and flow of ideas. these meetings bring together sustainability and environmental leaders to share ideas, educate each other and provide a private forum to discuss the environmental issues affecting today’s modern workplace.
EarthShare California would like to send out a special thank you to the California Endowment for hosting our meeting!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to request more information about our Green Team Networking series or to sign up.
Green Leadership Awards Program
The Board of Supervisors created the Green Leadership Awards Program as a partnership with local residents, community groups, businesses and non-profit agencies to protect the environment and the County’s natural resources. Awards are presented in five (5) categories at the weekly meeting of the Board during Earth Week (April 21). For more information, visit http://www.lacounty.gov/greenleadership.