Sustainable Employment

Sustainable Employment

STS Employees BadgeSustainable employment practices increase employee productivity and reduce turnover and absenteeism. Can you afford not to use them?

  • Pay a living wage
  • Motivate employees with unique benefits
  • Develop diversity in your workforce
  • Acknowledge employee performance, work ethic, and community participation
  • Create rewards, incentives, and recognition for employees who take on leadership in sustainability efforts

Members of the Sustainable Business Council offer a wide variety of sustainable products and services to help you in this quest.

Other resources:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Living Wage Calculator

U.S. Internal Revenue Service Publication 15-B Employer’s Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits, which includes a discussion of tax exempt commuting benefits you can provide

Which Alternative Benefits Make Employees Happy? By Eric Morgan on the Recruiter’s Lounge, August 10, 2009