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Name of Organization: 
HRComputes
Organization Type: 
Business Description: 
HRComputes is a leading independent consulting group with exceptional experience in the selection, implementation, and synchronization of human capital systems to support business strategy for national & global enterprises. Becoming Sustainable provides strategic guidance on embedding corporate social responsibility into organizational culture to maximize a triple bottom line return on investment.
Contact Person: 
Kristina Kohl
Title: 
Principal
Business Location: 
HRComputes
15 E Maple Ave
08057-1916 Moorestown , NJ
United States
39° 58' 17.04" N, 74° 57' 1.44" W
Phone: 
856 982-7163
Email: 
kris@hrcomputes.com
Number of Employees: 
5
Website: 
www.hrcomputes.com; www.becomingsustainable.org
Renewal Date: 
Saturday, September 1, 2018
Management and Leadership
Adopt Environmental Policy Statement
Description of Action: 
We have a Sustainability Statement and Report which includes tracking our carbon footprint. Please visit our website at www.hrcomputes.com. A copy of our current sustainability policy and report is attached.
Identify Sustainability Leader
Description of Action: 
Kristina Kohl, principal, is our sustainability leader. As we are a small company, we involve all of our employees in the sustainability team. Highlights of our 2017 report attached.
Annual Environmental Goals
Description of Action: 
2018 Goals 1. Continue to report on ESG performance 2. Continue to promote sustainability initiatives through education, activities, and speaking 3. Continue to promote voluntarism among employees 4. Consider additional hybrid vehicle 5. Consider purchasing carbon offsets for client travel
Develop Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Plan
Description of Action: 
We have a policy of using vendors who have sustainability plans. We seek to identify suppliers that have sustainable standards. Key suppliers include: a. Sprint i. http://goodworks.sprint.com/planet/ b. Staples i. http://www.staples.com/sbd/cre/marketing/about_us/corporate-responsibility.html c. Dell i. http://www.dell.com/Learn/us/en/uscorp1/dell-environment?c=us&l=en&s=corp d. AmeriHealth i. https://www.amerihealth.com/about/community/redwhitebluecrew.html e. Hilton i. http://www.hiltonworldwide.com/corporate-responsibility/ f. Wells Fargo i. https://www.wellsfargo.com/about/csr/ea/ g. Applei. http://www.apple.com/environment/ h. American Airlines i. https://www.americanairlines.com/i18n/aboutUs/corporateResponsibility/main.jsp i. Go Daddy i. http://godaddycares.com/ Full Details in our Sustainability Report
Provide Environmentally Preferable Products Services
Description of Action: 
We offer consulting services to guide organizations on their sustainability journey. As part of this offering we have rebranded our consulting services as Becoming Sustainable with its own website www.becomingsustainable.org. In addition, Kristina Kohl, Principal, authored a book on sustainable strategy entitled "Becoming a Sustainable Organization: A Project and Portfolio Management Approach." Kristina is a professor with the Bard MBA in Sustainability educating future generations on the importance embedding the concepts of the sustainable development goals, regenerative environmental and social policies in to employees and organizations. In addition, she speaks at industry events such as the PMI Global Congress in Barcelona to promote adoption of sustainable strategy.
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Implement Environmental Management System
Description of Action: 
We use excel to track electric, gas and water usage on a monthly basis and compare it to prior periods to identify usage change and to make additional changes.
Aspirational Goals
Description of Action: 
Please see 2018 goals
Management & Leadership Other
Description of Action: 
We attend and participate in seminars, conferences, and webinars to continue to build our leaderships's sustainability education and knowledge base including Wharton IGEL conferences, PMI Global Congress, SASB, Environmental Leader, and NJDEP events.
Waste
Waste Recycling
Description of Action: 
Paper and plastics recycling. On average 25 pounds of plastics, paper, mail, periodicals recycled every 2 weeks. In addition, we recycle printer cartridges under the Staples recycling program and receive $2/cartridge. ($52 in rewards 2017). In 2018, we switched to an automatic ink replenishment program which automatically mails replacement ink along with return envelopes for empty cartridges. This program reduces our miles driven as we no longer need to drive to the store to purchase new ink and to return cartridges. ($22). We recycle electronic waste. We paid to have old air conditioners properly disposed of with the Burlington County recycling facility when we upgraded our office air conditioning system to a more energy efficient model.
Lbs Saved: 
650
Money Saved: 
74
Hazardous Waste/Toxic Use Reduction
Description of Action: 
We recycle all of our electronics including cell phones, monitors, laptops, keyboards and CPUs.
Lbs Saved: 
15
Energy
Energy Efficiency
Description of Action: 
Air conditioning upgrade in 2016, conversion to 100% renewable energy, conservation, HVAC upgrade in 2013, bulb replacement, behavior change.
kWh Saved: 
157
Money Saved: 
45
Therms Saved: 
0
Renewable Energy
Description of Action: 
We use 100% renewable energy through ClearView. Our Carbon Footprint has been reduced to 9.4 CO2e.
Transportation
Fuel Conservation Efficiency
Description of Action: 
We have undertaken an initiative to promote virtual meetings and conference calls to reduce employee travel to customers sites. We reduced our carbon footprint from 15.83 CO2e in 2012 to 9.4 CO2e in 2017. A significant portion of our carbon footprint is from employee travel to customers location and industry meetings and events. One of our employees purchased a hybrid vehicle which has contributed to a reduction in our carbon footprint.
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Water
Water Conservation
Description of Action: 
Tracking water usage revealed a leak in 2016 which has been addressed. The end result has been a 50% reduction in water usage in 2017.
Money Saved: 
184
Certification Programs
Certification Programs Other
Description of Action: 
SAP Course " Sustainability and Business Innovation" Gotham Green Award AIM 2 Flourish Prize Outstanding Entrepreneur SJBiz
Community
Support the Well-Being of Your Employees
Description of Action: 
We provide health and dental benefits for all full time employees. We encourage skills development through participation in educational and professional development opportunities. We provide a flexible work environment to facilitate work/life balance.
Improve Indoor Air Quality
Description of Action: 
Upgraded HVAC to improve air quality and indoor climate.
Serve Customers with Disabilities
Description of Action: 
We work with clients of all abilities and modify our service delivery as needed.
Support Community Initiatives
Description of Action: 
Contributed 476 volunteer hours valued at $150,000+. Made direct contributions to charities of $1,450. Serve on the Board of the Moorestown Education Foundation and The Wharton Alumni Social Impact Club. Served on the 2017 Ocean Exchange Solutions Inspiring Action Review Panel. The theme was Have Impact Though Sustainability——-innovations that generate economic growth and increased productivity, while reducing the use of nature’s resources and waste. Winners of the Neptune and WWL Orcell Awards receive $100,000 prize each. Participated in and contributed to the Philadelphia schools “Read to Me” program promoting early childhood literacy. Served on local community and professional boards. Provided mentoring and job counseling assistance. Served on Moorestown Public Schools Green Team, , and other community initiatives.
Shop Local
Description of Action: 
We look first to support other businesses in our community with our purchases. Personally, we are regulars at the Burlington County Farmers market and enjoy supporting our local famers and artisans.
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Member Since: 
Monday, September 1, 2014