Presenting Sustainability Information in a More Tangible Manner

On June 20, 2019, in Items of Interest, News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Millennials are on the cusp of outnumbering Boomers to become the nation’s most significant living—and working—adult generation, according to projections by the U.S. Census Bureau. Millennials, who were between the ages of 20 and 35 in 2016, now number about 71 million. By comparison, Boomers, aged 52 to 70 in 2016, number approximately 74 million. […]

Visualizing Sustainability with the Engagement Display

On June 16, 2019, in Items of Interest, News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

  Visualizing Sustainability with the Engagement Display The Engagement Display shows how your facility is reducing its environmental impact Sustainability Dashboard Tools, LLC, introduces the Engagement Display, an all-new technology that helps organizations tell their sustainability story by bringing their data to life. The Engagement Display allows building users to see all the steps your facility is taking […]

Sustainability Dashboard Tools, LLC

On June 16, 2019, in Items of Interest, News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

This Web-based tool helps users measure, track, and report their sustainability efforts, improve their performance, and lower their operating costs. The tool is built around the requirements of the Global Reporting Initiative and LEED-EBOM requirements. It analyzes things like: Energy, fuel, and electricity use. Greenhouse gas emissions. Water Use. Waste and recycling. Transportation (delivery trucks, […]

Winning Over Millennials

On June 14, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

The professional cleaning industry has been finding it difficult to attract younger people into its ranks. In decades past, this was not so difficult as we will discuss later.  But for as solid and essential as the industry is to our entire economy, it just does not carry the same mystique and excitement as, for […]

Sustainability Plus New Technology Leads to Employee Retainment

On June 14, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

The health care industry has been slower than many others to adopt green and sustainability initiatives. The hospitality industry, for instance, got on board with environmental responsibility more than 25 years ago. Industry stakeholders viewed it as a way to provide their guests with guest rooms that were cleaner, safer, and healthier. Further, they were […]

WELL, LEED, and Hotels

On June 13, 2019, in Default, News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Water Street Tampa is a billion-dollar, 50-acre real estate development, designed to revitalize the city’s waterfront area.  The project, which was launched in 2016, includes open parks and public gathering spaces, and more than one million square feet of retail, cultural, and office space, as well as two high-end hotels. Developers predict more than 230,000 […]

Change for Good, Change for Growth

On June 13, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

The World Economic Forum is an independent, not-for-profit foundation that strives to promote business interests around the world as well as provide insights into new and upcoming changes that are likely to impact both the public and private sectors. In a recent white paper, Two Degrees of Transformation: Businesses Are Coming Together to Lead on […]

We Need to Communicate Our Industry’s Sustainability Efforts

On May 31, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Bloomington, IN – At 55 million, Millennials are now the largest generation in the American workforce, according to an analysis by the U.S. Census Bureau.  Further, studies tell us that these Millennials are much more sustainability-focused than previous generations. To attract them to our industry, says Stephen Ashkin, president and CEO of Sustainability Dashboard Tools, […]

The Parallels Between Climate Change and the Tobacco Industry

On May 23, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

It’s 1953 All Over Again I’d like to recommend a movie to watch over the Memorial Day Weekend that seems to have gotten very little attention. In fact, among Amazon’s top rated movies, it’s ranked 66,125.  The film, the Merchants of Doubt, portrays: “How a loose-knit group of high-level scientists, with extensive political connections, ran […]

A Trilogy of Risks in the Jansan Industry

On May 10, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Just like all businesses and organizations, those of us in the professional cleaning industry cannot close our eyes and think climate change will not impact our companies. It will. In fact, it already has. Distributor deliveries in areas of the country such as Houston, key parts of North Carolina, and Florida have all seen their […]

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