30 May '12, 1pm

Engaged employees more satisfied, study shows

Engaged employees more satisfied, study shows

Jeslin Jacobs was just a few years out of business school when she encountered a sustainability challenge she felt passionate about. Troubled by the fiberglass waste her company, a roofing manufacturer, was sending to the landfill, she approached higher-ups about seeking alternative solutions. Despite their tepid response, it was important enough to her that she took it upon herself to develop a market for the fiberglass dust, not only diverting waste from the landfill but also saving her company thousands of dollars annually. The company has since expanded her fiberglass recycling program to other plants. “The recycling project got integrated into the regular manufacturing process very quickly, so that it barely seems like a special project now," she said. "I feel like I’ve left an invisible green signature on the products we make. And the more products we sell, the great...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2012/05/30/engaged-employees...

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