The Make an Impact program is dedicated to providing Alcoa locations with resources to encourage energy efficiency. The “Top 5 Tips” awareness campaign was created to educate employees about easy ways to save energy and money at work. The campaign will include light switch stickers, table tents and posters with tips and relaying the message that when it comes to energy efficiency and protecting the environment, everyone can make an impact.
This December, Alcoa Brazil will launch a program aimed at mobilizing employees to take action to save energy and protect the planet."Economize O Planeta" is the Brazilian counterpart to Make an Impact, a program that began in Australia and is now operating in nearly 30 Alcoa offices and facilities in the United States. The program, completely in Portuguese, will include a website featuring local resources and energy-saving facts and tips specific to Brazil. A custom-built carbon calculator will allow employees to identify opportunities to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions through simple actions they can take at home or in their communities.
On November 6-7th, around 100 employees gathered for the official launch of the Make an Impact program at Alcoa’s TRACO facility in Cranberry Township, PA. The introduction of the Make an Impact program to Cranberry’s employees is the latest in a series of ‘green’ events for the facility; earlier this year, Cranberry hosted an Earth Day Fair to kick off Green Works and introduced their first ever formalized recycling program. The Alcoa TRACO facility is on track to achieve almost a 7% improvement in energy efficiency over the past year.
As part of the Make an Impact program, which encourages employees to take action to save energy, save money and save the planet, Alcoa Foundation and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions have created an exciting new resource: the Energy Efficiency Toolkit.
The Make an Impact (MAI) program received a warm welcome August 7 at Alcoa Howmet in Dover, New Jersey, where about 800 employees were introduced to tips on how they can save energy at home, and save money in the process.
Winter can be a busy time of year, with clean-up chores, getting the kids settled in school and the holidays fast approaching. If you can add just a couple of energy-saving activities to your winter to-do list, chances are it will pay off big for you and your family…and the environment, too.
It was not just another day at the office. On September 22, about 15 employees, friends and family gathered at Felder Farm to get down and dirty, hand-tilling soil, transplanting seedlings, planting peas, weeding carrots, harvesting eggplant and tomatoes, and more.
The Make an Impact (MAI) program received a warm welcome Aug. 7 at Alcoa Howmet in Dover, New Jersey, where about 800 employees were introduced to tips on how they can save energy at home, and save money in the process.
With summer temperatures across the United States breaking historic records, air conditioners are working overtime from coast to coast. But running the A-C doesn’t have to mean spending a lot of C-A-S-H. By following a few simple tips, you can lower your air conditioning costs this summer.