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Employees who participate in workplace sustainability programs are likely to promote sustainable practices at home, and encourage others to participate. And three out of four will make purchasing decisions based on a company’s environmentally-conscious practices, a new study finds.
According to 2013 Gibbs & Soell, Sense & Sustainability Study, Perspectives on Corporate Sustainability Among US Adults and Employees, 80 percent of employees who are active in corporate sustainability programs will encourage other people to engage in social responsibility initiatives. Also, 73 percent of employed US adults said they were more likely to make sustainable choices at home as a result of their workplace experience with the programs.