Green Teams 2.0: Scaling Employee Engagement for Greater Impact

The Conference Board of Canada, September 30, 2013
Recorded Webinar
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This webinar with Coro Strandberg, sustainability expert and thought leader, highlights the business case and benefits of repositioned employee green teams and introduces a framework to leverage their role strategically.

Webinar Highlights

Green teams—groups of employees that work to make their company’s operations more environmentally friendly—have been a standard feature of corporate sustainability programming for over two decades. They have achieved great success in tackling the low-hanging fruit of corporate greening. But it’s time to take them to the next level. As we anticipate nine billion people on the planet by 2050 and we predict their two-planet impact on resources and eco-systems, how do companies reboot their green teams for greater business and societal benefit?

Green Teams 2.0 with Coro Strandberg provides a framework to rethink the corporate green team. Coro describes how to move them beyond small behaviour changes and volunteerism to embed the green agenda into the company strategy and business model. Those with existing green teams will learn about opportunities to expand the green team mandate. Those just starting out will learn how to leap frog modest approaches to design a more strategic program.

Who will benefit from this webinar?

Sustainability and HR executives, facility, CSR and sustainability managers, green team members, environmental organizations, industry associations and government representatives will benefit from this webinar.

About the speakers:

Photo of Coro StrandbergCoro Strandberg, Principal of Strandberg Consulting, is a leading national corporate social responsibility consultant. She advises corporations and organizations on the integration of sustainability into governance, risk management, strategy and operations in ways that create business and societal value. Coro is a recognized CSR thought leader, with over twenty years of experience in sustainability integration. Her current focus is on strategies and tools to move beyond incremental measures to catalytic and transformational corporate sustainability.

Photo of Magdalena SzpalaJoining Coro for this interactive session is Magdalena Szpala, manager of sustainability at BC Housing, who will share her company’s five-year green team journey as it continues to evolve from initiating simple greening actions to influencing corporate decision-making and strategy.

Photo of Grant Ricketts Grant Ricketts, CEO and Co-found of Tripos Software, Inc., who will share his perspectives as a learning and talent management specialist and thought leader. Grant will contribute his insights on the critical steps Green Teams can follow to embed a sustainability culture.

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