Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) April 8, 2010
FMYI (for my innovation), Inc., a provider of Web 2.0 social workspace collaboration sites that empower teams to make a difference, today announced sustainability employee engagement pioneer and company president Justin Yuen to moderate a roundtable at the Fortune Brainstorm: GREEN 2010.
Forty years after the first Earth Day in 1970 comes an unparalleled opportunity to renew efforts to develop a healthier, more prosperous green economy. As the world grapples with the challenges of advancing climate policy, energy efficiency, renewable energy and green job creation, companies have made huge strides in becoming sustainability leaders by engaging employees in innovative and creative ways. With its online collaboration sites, FMYI makes employee engagement seamless for companies large and small. Using FMYI as a centralized communications and collaboration hub, companies are able to integrate sustainability across their entire enterprise by identifying new sustainable business practices, developing strategies for their implementation and measuring their success.
"Since FMYI was first started six years ago, employee engagement has been a critical component to our mission of empowering teams to make a difference," said Justin Yuen, President, FMYI, Inc. "This roundtable is an incredible opportunity to be at the forefront of sustainability employee engagement by learning from the successes of industry leaders like Ernst & Young, Hyatt, NBC and Sodexho. Ultimately, by engaging and involving all employees within their respective enterprises these leaders are driving sustainable innovation for business results and creating the building blocks of a vibrant green global economy."
Employee Engagement Makes Every Day an Earth Day!
During this roundtable discussion, industry leaders will share ideas and practical information about how to harness the power of employee passion and creativity to drive sustainability efforts throughout their respective organizations. As a longtime leader in sustainability employee engagement with over 13 years of experience at FMYI and Nike, Justin Yuen will draw on this knowledge to moderate panelists including:
- Beth Colleton, Vice President, Green is Universal, NBC Universal
- Holly Fowler, Senior Director, Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility, Sodexo
- Leisha John, Americas Director of Environmental Sustainability, Ernst & Young
- Brigitta Witt, Vice President, Environmental Affairs, Global Hyatt Corp.
About Fortune Brainstorm: GREEN 2010
Fortune Brainstorm: Green 2010 is a three-day-long conference for CEOs, senior executives, government policy makers, leading thinkers, investors, and environmental advocates. Centered on a discussion of how business can profitably help solve the world's biggest environmental problems, the program will include one-on-one interviews, debates, informal breakout sessions and networking opportunities. Visit http://www.fortunelivemedia.com/brainstormgreen/ for more information about the conference.
About FMYI [for my innovation]
Founded in 2004, FMYI is a collaboration software company with headquarters in Portland, Oregon and operations in Orlando, Florida. By considering the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit, FMYI has endeavored to build an enduring business with minimum ecological impact and maximum social value because it is simply the right thing to do. FMYI is committed to sustainability internally and to injecting sustainability into the business practices of its clients. In addition to helping companies benefit from paperless work processes, FMYI also enables a team to track its sustainable commuting modes and methods and purchases renewable energy credits for clients’ FMYI power usage. Built with Web 2.0 technology, FMYI collaboration sites have been tried and tested by teams of all sizes (2-20,000) at companies, nonprofits, government agencies, and universities around the world. FMYI provides free support as an integral part of making technology work for people in keeping with its tagline, "Powered by human energy. ®"
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