GREEN EMPLOYEE PRESENTATION
Green employees: Why engaging your workforce in environmental sustainability will transform them, your company, and possibly the world.
Friday, November 8, 2013, from 9:00-12:30.
This highly interactive half-day session will show you how leading companies involve their employees in recycling, on-site gardening, energy conservations and other environmental efforts. Whether you manage a Fortune-500 company or a department of three, environmental sustainability will transform the your team's workplace experience. Research conducted at Aetna, HP, Wells Fargo and many other companies indicates that your employees will be happier and more productive. Furthermore, company energy and waste management costs will decrease and your community will be better off. Come learn the steps to engaging your employees in environmental sustainability. Whether you're an avid environmentalist or aren't sure what that means, this session will give you the workplace innovation that you've been seeking.
THE PRESENTER- BEA BOCCALANDRO
Bea Boccalandro is president of VeraWorks, a global consulting firm that helps companies design, execute and measure their community involvement, including their environmental sustainability programs. She also teaches courses and seminars on community involvement for Georgetown University, the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, Points of Light and other organizations; and is a frequent keynote speaker on business involvement in societal issues.
Boccalandro has helped Aetna, Allstate, Bank of America, FedEx, HP, IBM, Levi Strauss & Co., The Walt Disney Company and many other companies develop and enhance their community involvement programs through strategy development, program design and measurement.
Boccalandro also conducts research and thought leadership that helps define the future of corporate citizenship. She led the project that developed the Drivers of Effectiveness for Employee Volunteering and Giving Programs and conducted the related Fortune 500 research. She is author of Stop the Charity and Start the Impact, of The End of Employee Volunteering: A Necessary Step to Substantive Employee Engagement in the Community, of A Helping Hand or a Hijacking? How Nonprofits Can Respond to Ever-Increasing Corporate Involvement in the Community, of Maximizing Impact: Three Signs of Underperforming Employee Community Engagement, a chapter in the AmCham Germany's Corporate Responsibility 2011, of Mapping Success in Employee Volunteering and of other publications.