Green Deck For Senior Staff Meeting

Uploaded on


More in: Technology , Business
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads


Total Views
On Slideshare
From Embeds
Number of Embeds



Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

    No notes for slide


  • 1. The Washington, D.C. Office Green Team
  • 2. Edelman Culture
  • 3. Fun Facts How many does Edelman DC use per year? Cups? Sheets of paper? Did you know the average person throws away _______ pounds of trash each day?
  • 4. Across the Edelman Network
    • Eight Green Teams worldwide
      • London successes
    • Summer School “Green Taskforce”
    • Global Environmental Business Manager
    • Environmental Business Strategy
  • 5. Top Down John Edelman Green Team Leaders Worldwide Co-Chairs Mary and Lauren Green Ambassadors Summer School Participants Bottom Up Our Network DC Executive and Senior Staff Alice “Green Queen” Hogueisson, Bob Knott DC Office Services
  • 6. The Idea =
  • 7.
    • Reduce the office’s environmental footprint
    • Make cost savings to our business
    • Increase employees’ environmental awareness
    • Engage more people in Edelman’s “Living in Color” culture
    • Share best practice with other Edelman offices
    • Increase the company’s environmental profile to clients
    • Provide a healthier work environment – recruitment and retention tool
    Good to be Green: Green Team Goals
  • 8. Two Focus Areas
    • Behavioral changes: education & choices
        • Green Edel-U
        • Green Qtips
        • Green mail and email signatures
        • Green volunteering and events
    • Structural changes: office space & materials
        • Recycling
        • Waste – audit , reusable materials
        • Electricity / efficiency – computers, lights, monitors
        • Office materials – paper, kitchen, office supplies
  • 9. Initiatives Recycling Waste Energy Structural: Additional recycling bins Behavioral: New recycling policy Structural: Reusable mugs Behavioral: Printing Qtips Structural: CFLs Behavioral: Turn-it-off campaign
  • 10. Quick Wins v. Long Term Quick Wins Audits Best practice sharing Email signatures Green Ambassadors Green Edel-U Green Qtips Logo WRI visit Long Term Environmental policy 4 th floor expansion Green volunteering Motion light sensors Reusable kitchenware Recycled office supplies Employee Lounge Web site
  • 11. Call to Action
    • Start recycling!!
    • Turn off your lights and computer monitors
    • Print smart and ask for fewer copies
    • Use a mug or reuse your cup
    • Encourage your team to attend the Green Edel-U
    • If you have ideas for future green projects, let us know!
  • 12. Questions?
  • 13. Lauren Cole [email_address] , x1798 Mary Teeter [email_address] , x7967 Green Team Contact Info