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Why Marketing Needs to Understand Sustainability

One of the most common questions we get at WeSpire is “why does every employee need to understand our sustainability goals? Shouldn’t it just be for the facilities team or used as a way to rally passionate Millennials on the green team?”  To answer, we often speak about the value of seeing the entire business through a sustainability lens, both to identify new opportunities for impact and to see potential risks that are impossible for any one leader or team to see.

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Three Honest Reflections from Watching “An Inconvenient Sequel”

It’s been 10 years since Al Gore’s landmark film, An Inconvenient Truth, succinctly made many everyday people aware of the very real climate crisis we were facing. This week, I had a chance to watch the follow-up movie, “An Inconvenient Sequel,” and reflected on the progress, and challenges, we’ve seen in the past 10 years.

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Top 6 SDG, Employee Engagement, and CSR Articles of 2017

As we begin the second half of 2017, we thought we’d share some of the most impactful articles and reports the first half of the year had to offer. Let’s face it, a lot has happened in just a short period of time.  

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Get me to the Green. Green Actions for Everyone.

For some, making sustainable choices comes naturally, but for many, it takes a bit more effort and lots of discipline. This Earth Month we’ve compiled a list of environmentally friendly habits you can work to form, ranging from simple to complex. No matter where you are in your “green journey” there are actions you can take.

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10 Last Minute Earth Day Ideas

Earth Day is rapidly approaching, and the excitement is growing here at WeSpire! We’re helping our awesome customers create the most impactful Earth Day programs possible, and had a few ideas to share.

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The History of Earth Day

Nearly 40 years ago, the United States celebrated its first Earth Day! For that, we can thank former a U.S. Senator from Wisconsin, Gaylord Nelson. Read on to learn more about the history of Earth Day!

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Leading Global Organizations Share Their Earth Day Plans

Yesterday we had the opportunity to speak with global leaders about their sustainability programs and Earth Day plans, and the conversation was nothing short of inspiring.

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The Five Ingredients of a Data-Driven Employee Sustainability Program

More and more organizations and industries are using Big Data to make smart, data-driven decisions. Sustainability is no exception, but how much are you measuring when it comes to your employee sustainability programs?

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Seven Reasons You Should Invest In Corporate Citizenship

The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC) recently released their 2017 State of Corporate Responsibility report, highlighting trends and key findings from close to 800 executives and distinguished organizations.

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Customer Spotlight: NRG Energy

The work that our customers do and the innovative ways they inspire their workforce continue to electrify us. One of our customers, NRG Energy, has an amazing story of interdepartmental collaboration using the WeSpire platform.

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