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RESOURCES

There's a ton of research on internships and their benefits to businesses and students. Below are a few articles that can help you begin preparing.

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Whether you are considering hiring an intern or designing an internship program for your company,  this article outlines some of the common pitfalls employers encounter to consider before you get started.

Thinking about adding or advancing sustainability measures in your company? Students are a great resource for implementing sustainability projects. Not sure where to start? Contact us or connect directly with a sustainability coach to learn how adding a sustainable development plan to your business model is a practical, productive, and profitable choice.

Here is an article that lays out some of the benefits of curating sustainable processes and practices in small business.

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Why focus on sustainability  to catalyze small business?

 

  • Sustainability platforms set companies apart from the competition.

  • It works for larger corporations. It works for small business too.

  • Increased consumer-driven demand for sustainable products and business practices.

  • Creates a strategic long-term advantage.

  • It's the right thing to do.

What Are the Market Projections for Sustainable Businesses?

  • Consumerism Shift: 87 % of consumers made value-based purchases in 2019.

  • 71% believe companies should be leaders in stewarding social, environmental, and economic behaviors, and change.

  • Market projected to increase from $8 billion to more than $48 billion by 2027.

Why is sustainability important in the recruitment and training of employees?

  • By 2025, 75% of the workforce will be individuals carrying their purpose-driven motivation into the job market.

  • People aren't just looking for jobs. They are looking for careers with purpose and companies that share their values.

  • Sustainability initiatives improve flexibility, resulting in increased productivity and reduced turnover.

why is sustainability education important for students and their careers?

  • In any industry or occupation, we will need to manage sustainability-related challenges.

  • We can prepare students to address sustainability challenges in the organizations where they will work.

  • A workforce prepared to implement sustainable strategies within their fields is adaptive, reflexive, and resilient.