Aclymate
Member Since: March 2022
2432 S. Downing St., Ste 200, Denver, Colorado 80210, United States
Prerequisites 5/5
Community/Society 22/182
Workplace/Culture 28/291
Transportation 145/461
Consumption/Waste 131/551
Water Use 8/151
Energy/Emissions 43/624
Work From Home 168/663
Governance 0/268
Computer/IT/Engineering 0/590

Completed Initiatives

Initiative Description
Points
To reduce emissions, 75-99% of your workdays are either remote or employees use public transportation, walking, or biking to get to work
55
Your home is powered by on-site renewable energy
50
Rent or purchase a building that is close to public transportation stops and bike paths
36
Compost your home food waste
36
Have a composting program for your business food waste
30
To reduce emissions, 50-74% of your workdays are either remote or employees use public transportation, walking, or biking to get to work 50-74% of workdays
30
Eliminate all single-use paper, styrofoam or plastic cups, plates, and utensils in the kitchen area. Use reusable mugs, dishes, and silverware instead
18
Eliminate all physical marketing materials, rely only on digital methods
18
Properly recycle all household waste according to your local regulations
18
Define, institute, and clearly communicate a policy to prioritize employee diversity, equity, and inclusion
16
Install a programmable thermostat to automate your home HVAC or A/C system
16
Charge your electric vehicle at home with renewable energy
16
Purchase all office paper products made from 50-100% recycled materials
12
Arrange the workspace to take advantage of areas with natural sunlight
12
Purchase offsets for the travel emissions and in-person work days that can’t be reduced
12
Provide an annual public report or update on your company’s environmental and social responsibility efforts, initiatives, and improvements
12
Use a carbon calculator tool to measure your current carbon footprint. Reassess quarterly as you meet energy use goals
12
Properly dispose of all hazardous waste materials including batteries, paint and chemicals, lightbulbs, aerosol cans, and electronics
9
Purchase Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to off-set any emissions related to energy consumption
9
Install a filtered water tap or water bottle refill station that provide high-quality drinking water
8
Encourage employee carpools
8
Establish a paperless billing program for your customers
8
Purchase carbon offsets to become net zero for all emissions
8
Go completely paperless
8
Use concentrated home cleaning products
8
Choose paperless billing with vendors, business partners, and suppliers when possible
6
Administer company-wide employee training on sustainability efforts both at work and at home
6
Use eco-friendly, bio-based, non-toxic home cleaning products
6
Use reusable cleaning products such as sponges or towels instead of paper towels throughout your home
6
Become an active member, either by serving on the board, donating or volunteering time for an organization that continually works to improve the environmen
4
Recycle or sell your used toner cartridges
4
Purchase recycled or remanufactured toner cartridges
4
Reduce junk mail by removing your organization’s name from national direct marketing databases
4
Eliminate the use of disposable batteries and switch entirely to rechargeable
4
Use reusable cleaning products such as towels and sponges, eliminating paper towels
4
Print and copy double-sided only
4
Make your business’ sustainability efforts a central part of your message by filling out and linking to your GBB Public Profile and publishing your sustainability commitment on your website
4
Reuse, sell, or donate used or unneeded furniture, equipment, and office supplies
4
Use virtual meeting platforms to replace travel when possible
4
Require all business leaders to be trained in, maintain current knowledge of, and commit to complying with the company’s environmental, social and employee wellbeing policies and practices
4
Opt out of receiving home junk mail
4
Purchase trash liners made from 50-100% recycled materials
2
Use ceiling fans in place of air conditioning when possible
2
Assist at least one other business in learning about sustainability, social responsibility, and green business efforts and encourage them to join GBB
2
Organize a sustainability committee to lead your organization’s sustainability program
1
Complete the GBB getting started steps
1
Develop a sustainability mission statement for your business and define your company’s core commitments
1
Populate your company’s sustainability accomplishments in your profile
1
Announce your commitment to GBB to all employees
1
Use natural odor elimination
1
Relax the office dress code to allow for attire that doesn’t require dry cleaning
1