employee engagement

How to engage employees on sustainability at work

Half of the world’s largest companies are committed to reaching net zero, as regulation, investor pressure, and a growing economic case for sustainability, push this all-important topic up the agenda. However, even as record numbers of companies set new sustainability targets, many are finding that employees are not aware of the strategy and unsure of […]

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How to encourage employee engagement in your Race to Zero 

The Race to Zero is global campaign rallying nations, industries, and individuals to unite in the fight against climate change. But there is an often over-looked group who can also play a significant role – employees.   That is why we at Giki are running a global Employee Race to Zero competition, a month of

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Can marketing save the planet? The role marketing can play in promoting and driving sustainability

Sitting at the heart of your business or organisation is your marketing function. Marketers have a significant role in building more sustainable businesses, responsible for brand, product, communications, and stakeholder management. According to Richard Campbell, Marketing Director and an environmentally educated and responsible marketer, who was our latest lead speaker at our Chief Greenie event,

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Using challenges to educate employees on sustainability with Mark Longstaff from Adobe

Mark Longstaff, from Adobe, joined our Co-Founder, Jo Hand, at our Chief Greenie session to share his tips and insights on using challenges for employee engagement. According to Mark, sustainability has become a core part of many businesses and Mark says, is vital to their success in an ever changing and, often, turbulent market. “Individuals,

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World Environment Day ’23: Let’s beat plastic pollution

World Environment Day this year is focused on beating plastic pollution.  Here we will share some easy ways for you to take action on plastic and share some ideas on how we can help reduce its immediate effects on nature.  How to reduce our use of plastic   Wealthier nations typically use the largest amounts of

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Travel Lighter: How to reduce your carbon footprint with greener choices 

Did you know that on average driving accounts for 20% of an individual’s carbon footprint? And that a jumbo jet pumps out 1 tonne of carbon every 8 miles? The way we travel to work, on holidays or even to the shop, has a significant impact on our carbon footprint. That’s why we all need

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Overcoming challenges and growing a team of sustainability champions

There’s a famous quote that says ‘Two heads are better than one’. And that couldn’t be more true for the dynamic duo of Chief Greenies at Ninety One. Vina and Zoe have been working together on the Giki programme at Ninety One for two years. Ninety One is a global asset manager that develops specialist

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How to make sustainability part of your core ethos by utilising your personal journey

There are many ways we can describe our group of Giki Chief Greenies. Passionate. Trail-blazing. Inspired. But the word best suited for Dominic Brown, Programme Manager of Own Operations and Chief Greenie of NatWest Group?  Humble.   Dominic has been a Chief Greenie for over two years. In that time, he’s helped make sustainability a core

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