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Stephen Ashkin

Stephen Ashkin

Chief Executive Officer, The Sustainability Dashboard Tools, LLC

Stephen Ashkin is CEO of The Sustainability Dashboard Tools, LLC. The Sustainability Dashboard is a reporting system that measures and monitors energy, water, and fuel consumption to help reduce environmental impact and cost. For more information, email steve@green2sustainable.com.


Articles by Stephen Ashkin

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September 9, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

Change for Good, Change for Growth

Technology and Trends

Major segments of the professional cleaning industry have become stronger and more successful by addressing climate change and adjusting their business operations to focus more on sustainability.

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July 9, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

How to Bring Young People to Jansan Careers

Business and Management

If you want to attract millennials and Generation Z workers to your company, you'll need to have a strong sustainability plan and have taken significant steps to be environmentally responsible.

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April 17, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

Invest in Sustainability for Growth and Stability

Technology and Trends

Businesses that take steps to protect their facilities against climate change can pour as much as US$26 billion into the world's economy and create as many as 65 million "low carbon" jobs by 2030.

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February 20, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

Attract Millennial Workers...and Keep Them

Business and Management

Promoting your company’s environmental practices is a good way to recruit and keep millennial workers. Here's how you can put your organization's sustainability successes on display.

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October 10, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Go From Green to Sustainable at ISSA Show 2018

Technology and Trends

ISSA Show North America 2018 offers the opportunity to meet with exhibitors focusing on green and sustainable practices and to learn about a variety of sustainability initiatives.

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September 17, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Technology Initiatives Deliver Sustainability to Older Buildings

Technology and Trends

Many of the new buildings under construction in this country are being built with sustainable systems that use less fuel, energy, water, etc. However, thousands of older commercial buildings are still in use. A pilot program in Chicago, IL, may provide solutions to the challenges of updating old buildings.

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July 20, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

7 Steps to Sustainability and Savings in the Cleaning Industry

Business and Management

Creating a culture of sustainability can be difficult. Here are 7 steps to increasing your cleaning industry business' sustainability and savings.

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May 29, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

West Coast Takes the Lead on Sustainable Buildings

Technology and Trends

Since the 1960s, California has been the trendsetter in the environmental arena. Today, it's taking steps to become the world's first major economy to abandon the use of fossil fuels as a primary source of energy for buildings.

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May 8, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Choose a Distributor That Values Sustainability

Facility Management

Asking your distributors leading questions about their environmental practices will give you a clue as to their sustainability policies.

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April 10, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Full Speed Ahead for the Sustainability Movement

Business and Management

Even though the federal government has taken environmental and sustainability issues off its priority list, the movement is still going strong.

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March 14, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Sustainability’s Social Equity Problem

Business and Management

Does your organization consider the well-being of its employees when deciding on wages and benefits?

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February 15, 2018 Stephen Ashkin

Rid Your Company of Risk

Health and Safety

The jansan industry will not be immune to the effects of climate change. The only way we can protect our industry is to “de-risk” it.

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