Corporate Responsibility Magazine

The Growing Influence of the Chief Sustainability Officer

By Susan Hunt Stevens

In Corporate Responsibility Magazine, Susan Hunt Stevens, CEO and co-founder of WeSpire, talks about how in order to succeed in today’s corporate landscape, organizations need to shift their business philosophy from viewing sustainability as a “nice-to-have” to viewing it as a “need-to-have.” Read the full article to see why the CSO is leading that shift.

WeSpire Awarded for Best Employee Efficiency Technology at the 2016 MITX Awards

BOSTON – (May 26, 2016) — WeSpire has been selected as a winner in the category of Best Employee Efficiency Technology for the 2016 MITX Awards.

The MITX Awards show is the largest and most prestigious annual awards competition in the country for technology and digital innovation. The categories in this year’s program showcase the disruptive marketing, creative, and emerging technologies happening in New England. Winners were announced in 33 categories at a sold-out event held on May 25th at the Westin Waterfront in Boston.

“It’s a huge honor to be recognized by the world’s leading technology innovators, who happen to be right here in Boston, for the work that we are doing,” says Susan Hunt Stevens, founder and CEO of WeSpire. “Our mission is to help businesses change the world for the better by inspiring their people to embrace positive actions, and it’s exciting to see the growing support behind this ambitious goal.”

WeSpire is the leading employee engagement software company that uses proven behavioral science to motivate employees to take action within their organizations’ engagement programs such as sustainability, corporate social responsibility and more.

“It is my honor to stand up on this stage and celebrate 20 years of MITX, and congratulate the companies and individuals that have been recognized – you are some of the most talented, creative and entrepreneurial individuals and organizations in the country,” said Amy Quigley, President of MITX. “I’m proud to be part of a community that is bursting with a curious intellect that drives innovation.”

The 2016 MITX Awards was made possible by the generous support of its sponsors and partners: Platinum Sponsors: PwC, and SapientNitro, Gold Sponsors: Morgan Lewis, TJX Companies and the Innovation and Design Building and Event Partners: AcclaimWorks, Atom Group, Black Math, Fasten and MassAV.

For the complete list of winners and other information please visit the MITX Awards Website.

Motto for TIME

The Difference Between a Job and a Calling

By Susan Hunt Stevens

In Motto for TIME, WeSpire co-founder and CEO, Susan Hunt Stevens, discusses the importance of looking for your purpose before you begin to feel unhappy at work.


5 Tips to Make Your Big-Business Background Work for Your First Startup

Susan Hunt Stevens, founder and CEO of WeSpire, provides five tried and true best practices for making your Big Business Background work to effectively launch and manager your first startup.


Gamification: Still a Gamble, but One with Real Payoffs

Susan Hunt Stevens, founder and CEO of WeSpire, explains WeSpire’s gamification techniques and how WeSpire’s platform is selected based on particular organization goals.

Forbes Magazine

3 Common Threads for Successful Entrepreneurs

Susan Hunt Stevens, founder and CEO of WeSpire, explains how entrepreneurs can effectively manage risk when starting a company.

HRO Today Innovative Thinking

WeSpire was recognized in HRO Today’s Annual Resource Guide as a TekTonic Award winner in the HR Technology, Social and Mobile (Tech) category.


The 4 Essential Practices to Engage Employees

In this article author Jeff Hollender outlines four essential practices to engage employees. Hollender offers WeSpire as a solution to better engage employees in sustainable efforts set forth by their company.