Green Agents is a collection of Chicagoland suppliers helping corporate green teams change processes and purchases to increase sustainability practices. Buying regional supplies supports a stronger regional economy and lightens footprints. Most Green Agents were pioneers 20-30+ years ago, and all remain highly committed and qualified socio/eco suppliers. We sponsor and/or host the following non-profits to incite introspection and inspire behaviors to protect the biosphere and its inhabitants.
A four-session discussion course developed by NW Earth Institute explores the history and science of global warming, personal values and habits as they relate to climate change, and personal actions to curb the effects of global warming. NWEI courses have helped Nike, Hewlett Packard, Intel, Starbucks and others stimulate personal transformation discussions so that sustainability practices to protect the planet incur greater consensus.
Cool America user-friendly workbook tracks personal carbon footprint reductions. Modeled after Weight Watchers, business teams, civic, faith and neighborhood groups meet a few times to check in on their pledges to ensure long term behavior change.