Travel Program provides methodology and practice to successfully involve
everyone in a green initiative in a workplace. This highly successful
programs brings staff together through a simple Recognition and Rewards
system. Through this, it enables the staff to appreciate the valuable
contribution that they make and encourages them to do more, they way they
Green Travel - Starting a Green
Envision Green Travel Program was first developed in 2003 at the initiative of
City of Darebin
Victoria, Australia. The program was devised for encouraging employees adopting 'green modes' of travel i.e.
walking, cycling, using public transport or car sharing. To do so, it used
Recognition and Reward as tool. The program effectively brought together
Council Employees under the green banner there were many rewards e.g. lesser
need for car parking or chaos around council office during rush hours but
most important, a change in employees behaviour as more understanding and
yourself - Green Travel for Workplaces:
Current Green Travel program takes a step further by providing green house
saving statistics to employees and employers both. This visible
representation provides a clear tangible appreciation of the valuable
contribution that employees make, individually and collectively. Tangible
result is key to effectiveness of Green Travel Program. For Program Managers,
Green Travel Program offers easy to use utilities, Comprehensive Reports
that assist them in deploying the program effectively and submit reports to
management and other environment bodies. The data can be used for Carbon
Neutral or Carbon Trading estimates.
Program for everyone:
Green Travel is a fully customisable program for
workplaces e.g. Government Offices, City Councils, businesses, Corporate
Departments, Shopping Centres, Universities, Hospitals, NGOs and almost any
organisation. When you wish to effectively implement a Green Initiative,
this is the program for you. The program comes integrated with Rideshare or
Carpooling program. It is a web based program that can be deployed on
workplace Intranet or Internet or hosted by us. The program can be
effectively deployed in communities as well.
Green Travel Program Benefits:
The Green Travel Program
benefits are manifold that makes it a darling of environment promoters:
Simple and Effective tool to
encourage people join the Green Initiative. Easy to implement for
Program Managers and being Web Based, easy to deploy & manage for IT
Recognition and Rewards
based practice, that slowly creates a behavioural change, with a pace
participants can afford. This sustainable change is a life long change.
Immediate benefits are
reduction in Car Use, more use of Public Transport, lesser need for
Carparking and lesser car related incidents, lesser traffic on road. For
employees this means lesser cost of travel and time saving.
More benefits are employees
or community come through a sense of achievement. This instils a
feeling of being able to do something, constructively and realistically.
It changes perception of an individual into a confident and positive
person. This brings a general cheerfulness, bonhomie and a sense of
belonging. This is often reflected in better productivity & employee
retention and lesser resource in workplaces.
An effective to gauge how
well the Management's vision is imbibed by the workforce or community
responding to leadership. Green Travel can foretell well in advance
malaise in corporate direction.
Envision Green Travel Program Description
Green Travel is a web-based system that is installed either on the workplace Intranet
or Internet. The program can be hosted by Envigreen to make it more cost
effective and fixed cost operation for a Workplace or Community.
To participate, employees / associates register into it with a
password of their choice.
participants enter their mode of travel from home to workplace and
The program awards
participants get a point for using a Green Mode of travel i.e. walking,
cycling, public transport or carpooling. The participants are expected to
achieve a 20% use of green travel in a year. When they achieve this
distinction they become eligible for a Reward. The Workplace or Community
provide the reward.
While the Reward is achievement
of a goal, participants can see a daily progress on their homepage that
shows the Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Fuel that they save, with each green
travel that they undertake. They also get to see the organisational
contribution as a whole. Akin to Black Balloons campaign, this provides
participants a positive feedback and enables them do more and as we say -
become by it'.
The program Managers have access
to utilities that enables them manage and administer the program, run
reports and 'recognising & rewarding' eligible participants.
Rideshare or Carpooling as part of Green
Carpooling is integrated within Envision Green Travel Program.
Rideshare assists workplace provide Carpooling facility along with Green
Travel. To make use of Rideshare facility, the participants click for the
same and enter other details needed for Rideshare. After registering for
Ride Share, participants can find carpooling matches to or from work. To know
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through TravelSmart Victoria, we offer TravelSmart Carpooling which is an
excellent and pro-active program to establish carpools in a work place.
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