Posts Tagged ‘green teams’

Wells Fargo Green Teams: Tracking Our Environmental Impacts

We recently shared a glimpse into our Green Team planning process for 2013 and we hinted at a measurement tool that we were working on with True Impact. True Impact is a great organization that provides web-based tools and consulting…

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From community farm to family tables in Seattle

I’m thrilled to introduce our Environmental Forum readers to Carrie Wolter, an amazing colleague who leads our Green Team for the Puget Sound (Seattle) area. Carrie is a Vice President within the Wells Fargo Team Member Philanthropy group and leads…

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The Power of We

Today is Blog Action Day, an annual event that unites bloggers around the world by focusing on a particular topic. This year, the theme is “The Power of We,” and to me, nothing symbolizes that subject more than the Wells…

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Caught in the act of being “green”

At Wells Fargo, we hope to inspire a culture of sustainability for our communities—in our operations and through our everyday business decisions. One of the ways we help to engage team members at all levels is through our Green Teams,…

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Money CAN buy you happiness…

…if you give it away! At least that’s the message according to Michael Norton, a social change researcher at Harvard, based on a recent TEDxCambridge presentation. I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about philanthropy because September marks Wells…

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Trash can trade-in

Never one to shy away from a good sustainability challenge, the Vancouver Green Team recently tackled the topic of office trash (or the lack thereof) at their center based near Portland, Oregon. The team started with a trash audit that…

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Economic and environmental savings: one small step at a time

Environmental Forum readers, hopefully you’re already familiar with Joanne Lasnier, who helps lead our San Francisco Green Team and is a regular guest blogger on issues ranging from wetland conservation to organics and plastics. Inspired by our Green Teams in…

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More parks, less parking in Maryland

Faced with a parking space shortage and limited public transit options, the Wells Fargo Green Team based in Frederick, Md., decided to create a unique carpool campaign: The team worked with a local transit agency to promote car/van pooling options…

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Rebuilding Together, take 2

April 28th marked Rebuilding Together Day Rebuilding Together is an incredible nonprofit that provides critical home repairs, safety modifications, and improvements like energy efficiency work for low-income homeowners throughout the U.S. The organization rebuilds homes at no cost to the…

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A quick look back

We told you that April always keeps us busy here at Wells Fargo, and this year was no exception. From hosting eco fairs, speakers, and movie screenings, to organizing campus clean-up events and community volunteer projects, our 65+ Green Teams…

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