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 […]

Excerpts: Climate Change Threatens World Food Supplies

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

The New York Times – Thursday, August 8, 2019 The summary was released Thursday by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, an international group of scientists convened by the United Nations that pulls together a wide range of existing research to help governments understand climate change and make policy decisions. The I.P.C.C. is writing a […]

Glossary of Terms Often Used to Deny Climate Change and the Reasons for It

On August 6, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Climate change skeptic. This is someone who has heard or read the research, but questions it in one or more ways Climate change denier. Someone who denies that climate change is real or accepts the premise, but denies human activities cause it Climate change contrarian. Often a prominent person in science, politics, or industry, a […]

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 […]

Climate Change’s Personal Impact on the Professional Cleaning Industry

On January 29, 2019, in News, Slideshow-Homepage, by Ashkin Group

Expect our industry to change considerably in the years ahead, all due to climate change Bloomington, IN – Climate change is getting personal. Some scientists now suggest that as many as 21 cities in Florida will be underwater by the end of this century, impacting the lives of millions of people. This is likely the […]

Climate Change and the Cleaning Industry

On November 20, 2012, in News, by Ashkin Group

This past Halloween, hospital Mother Nature played a big trick on all of us. Hurricane Sandy pounded the East Coast killing 70+ people and causing billions of dollars worth of property damage. And this once in a hundred years storm was the second such storm in just the past year (Hurricane Irene hit the East […]

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