Environmental Sustainability & Social Media Relations

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Evaluation of UHV's Green Movement A company shows more than just care for the bottom line when they employ a “go green” initiative. More and more companies are moving towards sustainability practices, and just a few examples from the video include employee volunteer initiatives for earth week, employee education seminars and environmental work days to replace holiday parties. Innovations were also mentioned, specifically a cost conscious invention by one company to initialize a company wide database of office supplies, that way departments can pull from one another instead of ordering a supply that was already available within the company. UHV has joined the ranks of companies around the globe who are making a conscious effort to “go green.” From UHV’s green website, you can gain a clear understanding of the goals of the initiative. There is always room for improvement in any initiative, but UHV is on the right track. The areas of most impact will probably be the administrative practices, simply because saving electricity is probably the area in which the majority of companies need the most conservation effort. UHV will realize a significant cost savings by employing all the techniques mentioned. Just one example would be turning off lights and computers when not in use will make a significant impact on the electric bill. Purchasing supplies that are recyle­able or re­useable will also lower costs in the long run, even though the initial cost may appear more than a single use product, you would spend more buying a single use product many times than a reusable product once. Further, UHV offering online classes is actually a way of “going green.” If you…...

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