15 Apr '11, 10pm

The Power of Rewards and Recognition in Sustainability Programs

The Power of Rewards and Recognition in Sustainability Programs

Recognition of sustainability and energy projects makes mundane process and infrastructure improvements gratifying and rewards team work. Harvard University 's Green Carpet Awards provides an outstanding example of a successful internal reward program. Hosted by Harvard's Office for Sustainability, the annual celebration and recognition event honors the creativity and hard work that students, staff and faculty bring to the university's sustainability efforts and goals. The program honors community members from across the university's 12-plus schools and departments, with 55 individual awards and seven team project awards. It provides an array of ideas for sustainability leaders to hone their own award programs and demonstrates the important role the sustainability office plays in identifying innovations and opportunities while supporting, coordinating, and harvesting the o...

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