Mpowering Madison looking for busines ChaMpions

Saturday, November 29, 2008

From the montly update issued by M powering Madison:

Mpower Business ChaMpions is a new program to help businesses tackle climate change challenges that impact their bottom line and our quality of life. Businesses that demonstrate a serious commitment to sustainability will be selected to participate and will receive one-on-one assistance to take significant steps towards reducing their carbon footprint including:

+ Participation in Mpowering Business ChaMpion Peer Learning Sessions to engage, learn and share with other select business
+ Participation in sustainability business practices training program on topics including green building, environmentally preferable purchasing, energy and water conservation
+ On-site walk-through energy assessment including a findings and recommendations report
+ A wide array of technical, financial and policy information related to solar energy options
+ Use of the Energy Stewards software program for tracking energy use history, action performance tracking, and access to online forums to learn from others
+ Opportunity to be featured by Mpower Madison media partner WKOW-TV and in web-based case studies
+ Assistance with developing a transportation demand management program to provide commuter and other alternative transportation options.

A variety of business will be chosen to participate in the Mpower ChaMpion program - no business is too large or small and non-profit organizations will be considered. Business do not need a track record of sustainability, only to demonstrate a commitment to actively partipate. Business seeking to apply can visit to download an application form. Completed applications are due by December 31st and the selection of Mpower Business ChaMpions particpants will be completed in early Janurary.