CitySwitch Adelaide: Effective green teams training

The first steps for designing successful behaviour change programs in your organisation

9am – 12.30pm, registration from 8:45am
Wednesday, 30 July 2014
Adelaide Town Hall, David Spence Room, 1/128 King William Street, Adelaide


Ever caught yourself secretly wondering about the people in your organisation when it comes to energy efficiency? They have all the information and infrastructure they need to support environmentally sustainable behaviours, yet the office lights are still left on at the end of the day.....

This interactive workshop highlights some of the main influencers of human behaviour and recommends critical (yet often over-looked) first steps for successful behaviour change programs. 

Through examples and case studies of successful behaviour change programs this workshop will help you gain an understanding of:

  • The complexity of behaviour and why behaviour change programs take time and effort 
  • How to define the behaviour clearly when engaging with a target audience 
  • Why is it important to talk to the target audience first before designing a behaviour change program  
  • How to run more effective Green Teams in your organisation to support energy efficiency (and other sustainability) efforts.

Speaker

Mark Boulet, Education for Sustainability Research, Monash Sustainability Institute (MSI)
Mark has over 12 years of experience in environmental education and organisational sustainability in higher education, community groups and the public service. Previously at MSI, Mark managed the award winning Green Steps program for six years and is still involved as a senior training consultant with the program. Prior to this, Mark managed the Green Office sustainability program at Monash University, engaged multicultural communities in sustainable living at Environment Victoria and evaluated community sustainability programs at the Office of the Victorian Commissioner for Environmental Sustainability.

Mark holds a Masters in Environmental Science, a Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment and an Advanced Diploma in Collaborative Management. Mark was named as one of the Top 100 most influential and inspiring people for 2010 by the Melbourne Magazine (Fairfax Media) and was also awarded an Australian Leadership Award in 2011 by the prestigious Australian Davos Connection Forum.

 

RSVP

This event is free for existing and new ACC CitySwitch signatories.

RSVP by Wednesday 23 July to Alison Cusack by phone  (08) 8203 7622 or email
a.cusack@adelaidecitycouncil.com

 



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