The question is, however, are there ways to further accelerate energy reduction? One of the leaders in corporate sustainability, McDonald's Corporation, found that success is accelerated with employee engagement. "There is a synergistic relationship between sustainability and employee engagement, in that they support and advance one another. Corporate sustainability is a common goal that employees can share, no matter where they are on the totem pole. It encourages them to better their situations and enables them to feel as though they are contributing to their organization on a profound level." http://corporatesustainabilitytraining.com/sustainability-motivates-employees/
Under the leadership of Dr. Robyn, the office has been leading the development of an Enterprise Energy Information Management (EEIM) system that will facilitate the automated collection of standardized facility energy and cost data. The EEIM will further provide advanced analytical tools that will allow energy professionals at all levels of the Department both to improve their existing operations and identify cost effective investments. By using the EEIM vision statement and capability requirements, industry can adapt its commercial off-the-shelf solutions to meet the DoD needs.
We are on the ACORE’s military defense advisory committee working to facilitate interaction between private industry and the military and smooth the transaction space to expedite procurement processes so that we can help companies interface with the military.