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 give attention to six elements of sustainability prioritized by the SFC: carbon discount, environmental elements affecting well being, guaranteeing social fairness, waste discount, water administration and product circularity.
Occasions happen nearly via GoToMeeting, a digital platform, with every subject in rotation each six weeks. To area questions and in any other case join members between conferences, the SFC makes use of a web-based group chat operate.
“Peer-to-peer studying is a robust instrument for affecting actual change,” Susan Inglis, SFC govt director. “Regardless the place an organization falls on the sustainability continuum, our members are desperate to share their experiences and success tales, together with the assets they discover personally useful.”
In 2020, the SFC launched its Simply One marketing campaign, which helps firms to proactively deal with no less than one motion for lowering their environmental footprint, and to publicly report on their outcomes. Final yr’s contributors have been in search of a framework to obtain extra assist and steering which led to the working teams formation.
The brand new working teams broaden entry to info and actual world expertise for its company and particular person members, because the SFC maintains its dedication to assist actions within the house 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 through the occasions web page on the web site or through electronic mail.