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Workplace Commuter Options

Green Action Centre works with businesses and employers to make active and green types of commuting both appealing and within reach.

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WHY GO GREEN?
Whether you want to increase employee health, improve productivity, reduce absenteeism, achieve a mandate on sustainability or are concerned about corporate social responsibility, making your workplace vehicle optional is for you.

Green Action Centre’s Workplace Commuter Options program is here to share knowledge, provide policy alternatives, offer programs and encourage green infrastructure.

GET STARTED TODAY!
– Check out these 7 basic steps to make your workplace more commuter friendly.
– Sign up for a free training session to become a commuting ambassador at your workplace.
– Book a Green Action Centre presentation for your next meeting.
– Take part in the Commuter Challenge and Jack Frost Challenge this year.
– Sign up for our Active & Green e-newsletter for tips and news.
– Rent our bike-powered blender for your next event – add some fun to your workplace!

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Our GoHappy Workplace Commuter Consulting services are designed to suite your needs. Find out more!

 

 

CONTACT US
We are here to provide information and resources.
Connect with us to learn more.
GoHappy@greenactioncentre.ca | (204) 925-3772

Employee Commuting Surveys

WCO Employee Commuting Surveys

Surveys are a critical component of a workplace commuting options program and serve multiple purposes.

Commuting Ambassador Training

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Sign up for a FREE interactive workshop! Get the tools and guidance to help improve commuter options on-site and support your co-workers to get the most out of their commute.

Active & Green e-newsletter

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Active & Green comes out 4x per year and is filled with interesting news related to commuting in Winnipeg – walking, cycling, carpooling, transit and telecommuting. Sign up today!

Commuter Friendly Workplace Award

Janice Gair (left), Vice President, Human Resources and Corporate Services, IISD (winner of the 2013 award) presents the 2014 Commuter Friendly Workplace to Cathy Steven, Executive Director, Health in Common.

Get recognized as a corporate environmental leader with Green Action Centre’s Commuter Friendly Workplace Award.

About the Commuter Challenge

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The Commuter Challenge is an annual week-long, friendly national competition that encourages individuals and workplaces to explore greener transportation options.

Smart Trips

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The Smart Trips program is designed to help employees change their travel behaviour from driving alone to more sustainable modes. Learn how here.

News

First Annual Bike Week in Portage La Prairie

From June 13th to 19th, Portage La Prairie hosted its first ever…

Pledge now to make Earth Day, Every Day

Take the pledge today – sign the 2015 Earth Flag to declare your commitment to making Earth Day Every Day. The flag will be taken to Paris for climate talks in December. Goal is 1 million signatures. Be the change.

Greening up the Boardroom

From banking to payroll to catering and marketing, there are greener options out there that are local, affordable, and which hold-up on the ethical-business sniff test.

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Research

Lack of exercise responsible for twice as many deaths as obesity

While this study reveals that physical activitiy is even more damaging than…

Location Matters

Factoring location costs into homebuying decisions It’s a bit of a conundrum.…

Access to Public Transportation a Top Criteria for Millennials

For cities and workplaces looking to recruit millennial workers (ages 18 to…

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Links

Lack of exercise responsible for twice as many deaths as obesity

While this study reveals that physical activitiy is even more damaging than…

Location Matters

Factoring location costs into homebuying decisions It’s a bit of a conundrum.…

David Suzuki at Work

The David Suzuki Foundation has created a great tool and resource for any and all eco-minded business women and men wanting to empower their co-workers into building a sustainable workplace.

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