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2017 MPower Resources

Here you'll find documents, links, and other resources from the 2017 MPower Trainings and Sustainability Sessions.

April, 2017 Program Orientation and the Natural Step Training

2017 MPower Orientation Slide Deck
Four System Conditions in the Workplace
Guiding Questions for the Four System Conditions
ABCD Scenario Worksheet
Sustainability Session Tracking Form
Energy Stewards Set Up Worksheet
MGE Customer Release Form
Madison Water Utility Disclosure Form
MPower Resource Directory
Project Plan Worksheet
Guide to the Project Plan
Roles & Responsibilities
Green Team Meeting Tips
Team Vision and Goals Worksheet
Ecosystem services Fact Sheet

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May, 2017 Sustainability Session 1: Alternative Transportation

SS#1: Alternative Transportation Slide Deck
Guest Presentation: Transportation & Commute Solutions - Renee Callaway
How To Create a Bike Commuter Culture in the Workplace
Alternative Transportation Decision Guide & Calculator
Petroleum Reduction Planning Tool
IdleBox Toolkit for Idle-Reduction Projects
U.S. EPA - SmartWay Program
Madison B-Cycle
Wisconsin Bike Fed
Wisconsin Clean Cities
Rideshare, Etc.
Bike Friendly Business Certification
Bicycle Benefits
Regional Transportation Plan 2050
Wisconsin State Energy Office - Fuels & Vehicles
Madison Metro - Commute Card
Coach USA
Case Study - Bicycling to Work at Quality Bicycle Products
Employer's Guide to a Commute Solutions Program
How to Commute Without Your Car Tipsheet

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June, 2017 Sustainability Session 2: Waste Reduction

SS#2: Waste Reduction Slide Deck
Guest Presentation: Waste Reduction - Leah Samson
Best Practices in Campaigns to Promote Recycling
Cascade Asset Management
City of Madison Streets - 2017 Recyclopedia
Dane Co. Clean Sweep
Earth Stew Compost Services
File 13 E-Waste Solutions
Guide to Workplace Composting
How to Communicate with your Waste Hauler
Recycle More Wisconsin
Waste Baseline Questionnaire
Wisconsin Business Recycling Toolkit
WI DNR Tools for Business Recycling
WI DNR Banned Materials
Energy Star Portfolio Manager - Waste Tracking
USGBC - Ongoing Purchasing and Waste Policy
EPA Recycling Widget
EPA WasteWise

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July, 2017 Sustainability Session 3: Energy Efficiency for Facilities

SS#3: Energy Efficiency for Facilities Slide Deck
Guest Presentation: MGE - Jonathan Beers
Guest Presentation: Focus on Energy - Mark Lydon
Action Table Worksheet
Energy Management Baseline Questionaire 
Energy Star - Energy Efficiency for Facilities
Focus on Energy - For Your Business
GSA: Energy Efficiency Resources
Managing Energy Costs in Office Buildings
MG&E Building Energy Use Comparison
MG&E Green Power Tomorrow for Businesses
Seventhwave - Free Webinars on Energy Efficiency
U.S. DOE - Better Buildings
U.S. SBA - Energy Efficiency
Lighting Retrofit Worksheet

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August, 2017 Sustainability Session 4: Green IT

SS#4: Green IT Slide Deck
Guest Presentation: Green Information Technology - Geoff Overland, Critical Efficiency, Inc.
Cascade Asset Management 
Center of Expertise for Energy Efficiency in Data Centers (CoE)
Critical Efficiency
DP Recycling
Electronics and Appliances Worksheet
Energy Logic 2.0 - New Strategies for Cutting Data Center Energy Costs and Boosting Capacity
Energy Star: Low Carbon IT Pledge
File 13 E-Waste Solutions
Focus on Energy: Information Systems
Gordon Flesch - Green Initiatives
HP Carbon Footprint Calculators
Data Center Energy Efficiency Opportunties - Webinar Slides
Top 12 Ways to Decrease the Energy Consumption of Your Data Center - Brochure
Top Ten Energy Conservation Measures for Data Centers
Find Energy Star Certified Products
Infographic: Making Your E-Commerce Store Eco-Friendly
WI-DNR: Find Registered E-Recyclers
80 PLUS Certified Power Supplies and Manufacturers
Free PC Power Management Tool: EZ GPO

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September, 2017 Sustainability Session 5: Water Stewardship

SS 5: Water Stewardship Slidedeck
Guest Speaker: Emily Jones, Madison Metropolitan Sewerage District Slidedeck
MMSD Chloride Reduction Information & Programs
Madison Water Utility: Tracking
Madison Water Utility: Toilet Rebate
Business Storm Water Assessment
Water Management Baseline Questionnaire
A Water Conservation Guide for Commercial, Institutional and Industrial Users
Alliance for Water Efficiency: Resource Library
EPA WaterSense
WaterSense at Work: Best Management Practices for Commercial and Institutional Facilities
Corporate Water Disclosure Guidelines
Clean Lakes Alliance: Leaves
Dane County Lakes & Watershed
Ceres Aqua Gauge Calculator Tool
Net Zero Water Guidebook
Net Zero Water Tool

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October, 2017 Sustainability Session 6: Sustainable Food Choices

SS 6: Sustainable Food Choices Slidedeck
Guest Speaker: Erika Jones, FairShare CSA Coalition
FairShare CSA Coalition
REAP Food Group
Second Harvest Foodbank of Southern Wisconsin
Madison Food Policy Council
Dane County Food Council
Kettle Range Meat Co.
Sitka Salmon Shares
Eat Wisconsin Fish
Seafood Watch
Food Carbon Emissions Calculator
Food Pantry Gardens - Community Action Coalition
Square Harvest
Dane County Food Coalition
Let's Eat Out!
Willy Street Co-op
Blue Plate Catering
The Conscious Carnivore
Just Dining Guide

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December, 2017 Sustainability Session 7: Project Updates

SS 7: Project Updates and Communications Slide Deck
MPower Communications Style Guide
MPower Logo
MPower Badge
Communications Plan Template
MPower Public Showcase Slide Template
7 Super Tips for Creating Powerful Infographics
How do Companies Market Sustainability Initiatives?
7 Effective Social Media Best Practices for Business
5 Tips for Creating a Sustainability Story that Sticks
20 Social Media Marketing Tips from the Pros
5 Types of Sustainability Marketing Tactics Corporate Execs Need to Understand, and Utilize, Better

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February, 2018 Sustainability Session 8: Moving Forward

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