Huma Inc.
Member Since: January 2023
1331 W Houston Ave, Gilbert, AZ, AZ 85233, United States
Prerequisites 5/5
Community/Society 54/182
Workplace/Culture 162/301
Transportation 58/461
Consumption/Waste 98/567
Water Use 84/409
Energy/Emissions 125/986
Governance 118/272

Completed Initiatives

Initiative Description
Points
Rent or purchase a building that is close to public transportation stops and bike paths
36
Replace water-intensive grass with regionally native, climate resilient ground coverings
32
Implement a comprehensive recycling program including education, proper sinage, and monitoring
27
Provide 10 weeks paid family leave policy accessible to all employees
27
Optimize your on-premise servers and business systems by ensuring the hardware is up-to-date and energy efficient
24
Plant native, regionally-friendly plants to minimize water use and impact on local habitat
20
After completing the energy audit/assessment, develop a comprehensive energy use and conservation plan
20
Meet if not exceed Federal and State regulations for your industry
20
Schedule regular maintenance on company vehicles to ensure each vehicle is operating as efficiently as possible to reduce emissions
18
Provide a product or service, as part of your company’s core strategy, that delivers a social or environmental benefit and/or focuses on an underserved part of the community.
18
Provide a benefits package that meets the needs of employees, and is well-defined, accessible and transparent to all workers
18
Provide a living wage for all employees, at all levels of the organization including both full time and part time workers
18
Have a four-day work week
18
Choose a pest control service that minimizes the use of toxic pesticides
16
Install a programmable thermostat to automate your HVAC or A/C system
16
Purchase all office paper products made from 50-100% recycled materials
12
Ensure all windows are double pane, low-E, and energy efficient
12
Use a drip irrigation system for watering landscaping
12
Reserve at least one day a year when your company volunteers for local environmental or community projects (e.g., Habitat for Humanity, Earth Day, Save a Tree)
12
Construct a vegetable garden on roof, facility grounds, or a communtiy garden in close proximity to the office
12
Purchase ENERGY STAR qualified or similarly highly efficient appliances
12
Provide an annual public report or update on your company’s environmental and social responsibility efforts, initiatives, and improvements
12
Develop an office thermostat policy that maintains internal air temperature within the recommended temperature range, and eliminates A/C and heating usage when the building is not occupied
12
Provide equitable opportunities to ensure women have equal access to employment, leadership roles, and pay
12
Provide fair and appropriate breaks for workers based on hours worked and enforce a strict policy that they must take them
12
Institute a policy for providing training, certification, and professional development opportunities to employees
12
Pay top executives no more than the minimum compensation necessary to ensure productive and effective performance
12
Create and implement a human health and safety policy
12
Adhere to labor, child labor, forced labor, and reasonable working hour laws and practices
12
Keep corporate accounting accurate and up-to-date, enabling operation decisions to be made about investing, hiring, and project management
12
Properly dispose of all hazardous waste materials including batteries, paint and chemicals, lightbulbs, aerosol cans, and electronics
9
Conduct a comprehensive water usage assessment/audit to pinpoint specific areas of water usage and waste
8
Install a filtered water tap or water bottle refill station that provide high-quality drinking water
8
Ensure all windows and doors are properly installed, functioning, maintained, and weather-stripped, etc.
8
Undergo regular and complete check-ups and maintenance of your HVAC or A/C system
8
Establish a paperless billing program for your customers
8
Have accessible green space somewhere onsite or in close proximity to grounds
8
Regularly evaluate employee satisfaction through interviews, surveys, or calculation of employee net promoter score
8
Conduct multiple quality checks on your products and/or services before distributing to consumers to ensure highest possible quality
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
Give opportunity for all employees to provide feedback of any kind and feel secure and empowered to do so
6
Fairly compensate board members or their time and effort based on yearly total hours of meetings and expectations for engagement
6
Apply window film to reduce excess solar heat in the building
5
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
Develop a paper reduction policy that clearly defines when and how items should be printed
4
Change your HVAC or A/C filters every six months or more frequently as is recommended by filter type
4
Regularly test your irrigation system to ensure proper configuration, optimized watering schedule, and eliminate overwatering and waste
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
Use a sustainable web hosting service
4
Use virtual meeting platforms to replace travel when possible
4
Evaluate customer and community satisfaction with your company through calculating your net promoter score (NPS)
4
Provide regular formal review, linked to a comprehensive development plan, with clear and constructive feedback to all employees
4
Use a shared or centralized printer
4
Uphold your company’s responsibility to shareholders through shareholder meetings
4
Establish a clear governance and decision-making structure, including the composition of the board of directors, board committees, executives, and shareholders
4
Conduct regular cyber/data security checks
4
Accept and evaluate employee’s feedback about violations of your corporate ethics and conduct policy
4
Create and implement an employee code of conduct
4
Create and enforce a policy for preventing and addressing discrimination and harassment
4
Regularly disclose business practices, operations, and financial statements to shareholders and stakeholders
4
Document board meetings with minutes and final write-up/reports and distributed to all essential members
2
Write and implement a policy and procedure for board member nominations and elections
2
Write and implement a policy for removing board members who are not fulfilling their duties
2
Communicate pricing and services transparently, authentically, and consistently to all customers
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
Relax the office dress code to allow for attire that doesn’t require dry cleaning
1