Madison, WI – October 23, 2013 – In Business Magazine has awarded Cool Choices its 2013 Eco-Service Business Sustainability Award. The award recognizes a new service that helps solve an environmental problem, demonstrates a superior environmentally conscious design and/or helps an individual better manage his or her environmental footprint. Cool Choices promotes individual and corporate-level environmentally sustainable practices through an employee engagement game, partnering with businesses and public entities to implement the game.
“We are delighted to receive the In Business Eco-Service of the Year Award for our innovative efforts,” said Kathy Kuntz, Executive Director of Cool Choices. “Our partners seek to reduce waste and increase efficiency through sustainable practices, and Cool Choices helps them inspire and engage their employees, so that smart and sustainable practices are the ‘new normal’ in their organizations.”
Since 2010 Cool Choices has inspired employees to embrace sustainability through an innovative game model. Wisconsin businesses in sectors as diverse as commercial construction, health care, manufacturing, local government and law, have game participants that collectively have saved over $400,000 and avoided 4.7 million pounds of CO2 annually because of sustainable choices made in Cool Choices games.
Established in 2009, Cool Choices inspires and assists individuals, communities and businesses to take actions reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. A Madison-based nonprofit, Cool Choices seeks to make sustainable choices the norm by making them fun, social and easy. For more information visit www.coolchoices.com