The Sustainable Furnishings Council has launched peer-to-peer working teams to facilitate sustainability schooling for its members. The digital workshops are held weekly on Fridays at 3 p.m. ET.
Working teams deal with six facets of sustainability prioritized by the SFC: carbon discount, environmental elements affecting well being, making certain social fairness, waste discount, water administration and product circularity.
Occasions happen nearly by way of GoToMeeting, a digital platform, with every matter in rotation each six weeks. To discipline questions and in any other case join members between conferences, the SFC makes use of an internet group chat operate.
“Peer-to-peer studying is a strong device for affecting actual change,” Susan Inglis, SFC govt director. “Regardless the place an organization falls on the sustainability continuum, our members are desirous to share their experiences and success tales, together with the sources they discover personally useful.”
In 2020, the SFC launched its Simply One marketing campaign, which helps corporations to proactively deal with at the very least one motion for lowering their environmental footprint, and to publicly report on their outcomes. Final 12 months’s contributors had been looking for a framework to obtain extra assist and steerage which led to the working teams formation.
The brand new working teams broaden entry to data and actual world expertise for its company and particular person members, because the SFC maintains its dedication to assist actions within the dwelling furnishings section that scale back power consumption, enhance provide chain administration, and amplify business advantages that outcome from rising sustainable enterprise practices.
To register, SFC members can signal as much as attend working group conferences by way of the occasions web page on the web site or by way of electronic mail.