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  • The Washington, D.C. Office Green Team
  • Edelman Culture
  • 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?
  • Across the Edelman Network
    • Eight Green Teams worldwide
      • London successes
    • Summer School “Green Taskforce”
    • Global Environmental Business Manager
    • Environmental Business Strategy
  • 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
  • The Idea =
    • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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!
  • Questions?
  • Lauren Cole [email_address] , x1798 Mary Teeter [email_address] , x7967 Green Team Contact Info