23 Jul '12, 12pm

Why you should take a corporate sabbatical: SAP, Ernst & Young and HSBC all send employees on overseas trips to

Why you should take a corporate sabbatical: SAP, Ernst & Young and HSBC all send employees on overseas trips to

Ernst & Young audit manager Matt Collins was personally involved in environmental projects before he traveled to Costa Rica for one of his company's Earthwatch Institute expeditions. The trip gave Collins a fresh outlook on his job back home, a perspective that will help shape his company's ongoing green business initiatives. "For me, it was neat to use some of the skills that I have to help out another organization," Collins said. "It gave me a chance to think critically and creatively about a new culture." Ernst & Young (E&Y) is one of several big businesses sending employees on expeditions to developing countries to research environmental and sustainability issues. The company also hopes to strengthen employee engagement in the process. The professional services company has been sending hand-picked volunteers for projects in Costa Rica and Brazil for more than four year...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2012/07/23/corporate-sabbati...

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