Closing the Gap Between Sustainability Knowledge and Action

On December 27, 2019, in Items of Interest, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

This article was written by Stephen Ashkin and published in Cleaning & Maintenance Magazine   Most (90%) companies around the globe consider a sustainability strategy necessary to remain competitive, according to research published May 2017 by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan Management Review. Among the leaders in this sustainability movement include well-known firms […]

KPIs, Sustainability, and Private Universities

On December 27, 2019, in Items of Interest, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

This article, written by Stephen Ashkin, was published in Private University Products and News   In the 1980s, British Airlines was going through a difficult period. One of the airline’s challenges was that it simply did not have a good departure and arrival flight record. There were many flights- far too many-that were leaving or […]

The Dividends of Sustainability

On December 26, 2019, in Items of Interest, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

This article, Finding Dividends in Unexpected Places,  was written by Stephen Ashkin and published in McKnight’s Senior Living Magazine.   A three-year-old study on how businesses can help build and market their brands reflects a trend that continues to grow in the United States. The Natural Marketing Group, a consulting group that focuses on sustainability […]

Seasons Greetings to You and Yours!

On December 25, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Everyone here at The Ashkin Group wants to wish all our newsletter subscribers, business partners, and friends best wishes for a wonderful holiday season and a New Year filled with peace and happiness. We also want to say thank you – thank you for all you are doing to make this a healthier, safer world […]

The 3 Stages of Sustainability

On December 24, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

The following article was published in GreenBiz The results of a 10-year research project, examining the journeys some companies take when implementing sustainability initiatives, and more specifically, why they fail, was released toward the end of 2017. The report, “An Inconvenient Truth: How Organizations Translate Climate Change into Business as Usual,” was prepared by Christopher […]

Becoming the ‘Father of Green Cleaning’ – An interview with Stephen Ashkin

On December 24, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Many people in the building service industry know Stephen Ashkin as the “Father of Green Cleaning.” But what they don’t know is just how many years it took him to earn this title and why he is considered such a leader in the green cleaning movement, not only in North America, but around the world. […]

Google Goes Green With Help from The Ashkin Group

On December 15, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

The following is an excerpt from an article published in CleanLink Magazine mentioning the Ashkin Group’s role in helping Google become greener and more sustainability-focused.   To reduce its waste, Google is looking into placing an engineered water solution on the site of its facilities. He envisions workers will have access to a general cleaning […]

Things We Should Be Grateful for This Thanksgiving

On November 27, 2019, in Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Famed motivational guru Tony Robbins says that virtually all the successful people he knows, start their days with gratitude. Giving thanks for their health, their families, what they have accomplished in life, and recognition in advance for all the good they know will be coming into their lives and for those they love and appreciate. […]

Ashkin Announces 2019 Green Cleaning Champion Awards Recipients

On November 8, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

“These are all great people, true champions. It is an honor to recognize them for their work and dedication to creating a more sustainable cleaning industry, caring for our workers, creating healthier buildings, and reducing impacts on our environment” Channel Island Harbor, CA – The Ashkin Group will recognize five outstanding individuals as Green Cleaning […]

More Ways to Reduce Our Carbon Footprint at the ISSA Tradeshow

On November 1, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

This year’s ISSA Las Vegas Tradeshow may release nine million tons of global-warming CO2 emissions into the atmosphere   There are more than 2 million meetings, tradeshows, and conventions held annually in the United States, generating more than 600,000 tons of trash annually. On top of this, another 20 pounds of waste is produced by each attendee […]

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