20 Jun '11, 9am

The Guardian Rates Sustainability Employee Engagement Programs

The Guardian Rates Sustainability Employee Engagement Programs

Recently, the Guardian (UK) ranked some of the best sustainability employee engagement programs by companies in its directly named “Sustainable Business’s Engaging Employees” awards. Burt’s Bees, which has a mandatory sustainability training program all employees must take for up to 30 hours per year, was a co-runner up in the final analysis for some of their programs, but the winning entry was Marks & Spencer, perhaps because its metrics have been so much better quantified. Burt’s Bees’ 30 hour requirement allows its employees to enroll in training programs in environmental stewardship, social outreach, natural wellness, and leadership. Employees can study subjects as diverse as conservation and honeybee biology (that may well be unique to Burt’s….this author is unaware of any other company that offers bee health education to its employees…).

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/06/guardian-rates-sustai...

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