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TruPayroll Will Pursue Sustainability Certification, Carbon Neutrality and ESG Compliance via Edenark Group ISO 14001 Program

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TruPayroll, a national leading provider of online payroll services, out of Marco Island, FL, has decided to pursue the Edenark Group ISO 14001 environmental sustainability certification program to become certified sustainable; inclusive of becoming carbon neutral and developing an ESG program.

“Over the past decade, TruPayroll has built a reputation for its affordable, easy-to-use web-based interface and a personable ability to guide clients through complicated industry changes, 24 hours a day. The decision to pursue the environmental sustainability certification is yet another intentional step toward giving clients a peace of mind that TruPayroll is a responsible corporate citizen”, said Albert Wagner, founder of TruPayroll.

“As a corporate payroll partner to companies in 24 states, we take seriously the investment our partners make with us,” Wagner said. “This certification is our way of giving them further assurance that we are responsible business partners to them and to the overall world we share.”

The Edenark Group ISO 14001 is the world’s premier environmental sustainability certification program and allows small to mid-sized enterprises the ability to attain the world’s most popular environmental certification standard via a program designed and priced specifically for them. Edenark Group also helps clients pursue carbon neutrality and ESG compliance, using the Edenark Group ISO 14001 as a foundation for long term compliance.

The program helps the organization define how it interacts internally, externally, and with the environment. It incorporates energy/waste/water, employee health and performance enhancement, community involvement, procurement and suppliers, compliance and regulations, emergency/security, and stakeholder engagement.

“When an organization pursues, and attains, the Edenark Group ISO 14001 sustainability certification, they are not just doing it to see their costs go down and revenues and profits go up. They are setting a higher bar for their organization and sending a signal to all those around them,” said David Goodman, CEO of Edenark Group. “They are agreeing to adhere to the world’s Gold standard for sustainability certification; are choosing to be a leader and part of the solution, not the problem; and are joining an elite fraternity of over 300,000 organizations, in over 150 countries, that have committed to continually improving in every way.”

 

October 12th, 2021|

DataSetGo Will Pursue Edenark Group ISO 14001 Sustainability Certification

DataSetGo, a Marco Island, Florida software company that creates customized solutions with enterprise-level features yet designed and priced to serve and scale with entry-level businesses, has decided to pursue the Edenark Group ISO 14001 environmental sustainability certification program.

The Edenark Group ISO 14001 is the world’s premier environmental sustainability certification program and allows SMEs (small to mid-sized enterprises) the ability to attain the world’s most popular environmental certification standard via a program designed and priced specifically for them.   Edenark Group also helps clients pursue carbon neutrality and ESG compliance, using the Edenark Group ISO 14001 as a foundation for long term compliance.

The program, which allows companies to progressively improve at a pace that works for their needs, helps the organization define how it interacts internally, externally, and with the environment.  It incorporates energy/waste/water, employee health and performance enhancement, community involvement, procurement and suppliers, compliance and regulations, emergency/security, and stakeholder engagement.  Benefits include creating a culture of continual improvement, stakeholder engagement, lower costs, higher revenues and profits, improved employee performance, and…… doing the right thing for the environment and current and future generations.

“Serving people and protecting our community is at the core of the DataSetGo culture.  We choose to walk the talk and be part of the solution,” said Jessica Anne Clarke, CEO of DataSetGo.  “Our software model allows our product to scale and grow as our client grows.  We like the fact that the Edenark Group ISO 14001 program follows the same philosophy of progressive improvement, allowing us to continue to grow and improve in our sustainability effort,” added Clarke.

“When an organization pursues, and attains, the Edenark Group ISO 14001 sustainability certification, they are not just doing it to see their costs go down and revenues and profits go up.  They are setting a higher bar for their organization and sending a signal to all those around them,” says David Goodman, CEO of Edenark Group.  “They are agreeing to adhere to the world’s Gold standard for sustainability certification; are choosing to be a leader and part of the solution, not the problem; and are joining an elite fraternity of over 300,000 organizations, in over 150 countries, that have committed to continually improving in every way.”

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October 11th, 2021|

Local Law 97 – Turning Lemons into Lemonade

There is opportunity for businesses and buildings in NYC to make more money by getting ahead of Local Law 97 and managing it properly.

 

Most businesses and building owners are going to see the Local Law 97 de-carbonization requirements as nothing more than profit-eating CapEx.

 

But some will realize this as an opportunity to turn lemons into lemonade by 1) getting ahead of the curve, 2) keeping costs low, and 3) taking advantage of consumer demand.

 

What we know is:

 

 – The #1 problem all businesses/buildings have is finding a way to stand out

 – Yet, 87% of consumers want their vendors/suppliers/buildings to be certified sustainable

 – And 71% of consumers will move their business to a certified sustainable company

 – Certified sustainable companies/buildings under our standard enjoy increased revenues, profits and valuation

 

 – One of the biggest issues all big companies are focused on is becoming ESG compliant

 – To do so, they need vendors/suppliers/landlords that are ESG-compliant

 – Over the near term, this is a powerful competitive differentiation tool for vendors

 – Over the longer term, all organizations will need to be ESG-compliant

 

 – NYC buildings are mostly steam-driven

  • It is nearly impossible for a NYC building to meet Local Law 97 without using carbon offsets and/or RECs

 – Fortunately, NYC allows carbon offsets and RECs to be used to help satisfy Local Law 97

 – This is a way to inexpensively ‘buy time’ on your CapEx

 – But it needs to be packaged with a full solution

 

 – Edenark Group helps a business/building satisfy all the above

  

Net, the building/business gains:

 

 – A low-cost way to satisfy Local Law 97 and extend the CapEx work timeline

 – A way to inexpensively become ESG compliant as part of the Local Law 97 process

 – A way to inexpensively become certified sustainable as part of the Local Law 97 process

 – A low-cost way to use certification and ESG compliance to drive revenue and valuation

October 10th, 2021|

Do the Right Thing

Organizations can benefit from doing the right thing.

The Edenark Group ISO 14001 program allows companies to lower costs, while improving competitive differentiation, brand image, sales, profit and employee performance.

The Edenark Group ISO 14001 is the world’s best environmental sustainability program.

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October 9th, 2021|

Family Businesses Can Lead ESG Reporting and Compliance

Family-run businesses are well on their way to leading the global effort to achieve full ESG planning, reporting and execution.

Per this article and study, 62% of the companies interviewed globally (and 85% of those interviewed in the US) are already contributing to the ‘S’ by investing in their local community.

Approximately half (45%) of these family-run businesses also believe they can take a leadership role in leading the way in sustainable business practices, positively impacting the ‘E’ in ESG if they follow a globally-accepted sustainability program that others can also follow.

However, only 23% have developed and communicated a complete strategy.

Net, the article explains the desire is there.

All these family-run businesses need is a template and guidance on how to develop an overall strategy around their ESG goals.

The Edenark Group ISO 14001 sustainability certification / carbon neutral / ESG planning program provides that template and guidance.

 

 

October 8th, 2021|

Why did we build the Edenark Group ISO 14001 Sustainability Certification Program?

In this article in Progressive Grocer, Jostein Solheim, currently EVP of Unilever, says “When I started in 2010 as CEO of Ben and Jerry’s, I was asked, ‘Why are you doing all this [sustainability] stuff?’ Now, it’s like, why aren’t they doing it? In 10 years’ time, the situation has flipped, and the reason is because consumers care, and they feel they can make a difference by buying the products that do better for the things they care about.”

With 7 out of 10 consumers now willing to move their business if they find a certified sustainable company that offers a similar product, Jostein saw where consumer demand and loyalty was headed.

This is why we built the Edenark Group ISO 14001 sustainability certification program for small to mid-sized enterprises (SMEs).  We wanted to design a program that met the needs of the SME; giving them a cost-effective way to satisfy the demand of their consumer – to do the right thing for the environment – while also supporting the financial and operational needs of the company to grow and take market share.

This article explains why sustainability certification will help a SME stand out; and what a SME should consider when thinking of becoming sustainable.

October 7th, 2021|

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