Sep 13, 2017

SGR Congratulates Client, Cox Enterprises for their Water Conservation Initiatives at Manheim Georgia

Water Conservation: Spigot and Water Drop Illustration

The Georgia Water Coalition’s inaugural Clean 13 Report highlights extraordinary efforts on the part of businesses, industries, local governments, non-profits organizations, and individuals to protect the water and natural resources of Georgia. “Around the state, businesses and communities are making a difference for clean water,” said Joe Cook, advocacy and communication coordinator with Coosa River Basin Initiative, a Georgia Water Coalition member organization. “These may seem like small projects, affecting just an isolated area, but together they add up to big improvements for our water and communities.” SGR’s client, Cox Enterprises is being recognized for its water conservation initiatives at Manheim… Read more

Jun 22, 2016

SGR Client Cox Enterprises Announces Program to Invest $25 Million in Cleantech Companies

SGR is proud to have the award-winning Cox Conserves program of Cox Enterprises as its client.  The program has laudable goals for carbon, waste and water neutrality, and SGR assists the company in the implementation of its efforts to meet those goals.  On June 13, 2016, Cox Enterprises took another giant step in its sustainability initiative by announcing that the company will invest $25 million in sustainable companies and technologies by 2020. “Cox Enterprises has aggressive sustainability goals. We believe it’s not only smart for the environment, but it’s also good business,” said Alex Taylor, Executive Vice President for Cox… Read more

Nov 30, 2015

Millennials Will Be Key Drivers of Sustainability in Small and Medium Businesses

Our client, Cox Enterprises, plays an active role in sustainability and conservation.  From time to time we feature clients and their impact on the community and environment.  Cox Enterprises released the results of its second annual Cox Conserves Sustainability Survey, which showcases that Millennials will lead the way for small and medium businesses in future conversations and efforts around conservation, energy efficiency, and environmental stewardship. The survey, commissioned by Cox Enterprises, is a national study that examines sustainability opportunities and challenges for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The top finding from the 2015 survey is that Millennials have a huge… Read more

Oct 20, 2014

Cox Enterprises Releases Survey to Examine Sustainability

A majority of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) want better sustainability programs but are hindered by costs and a perception that investments in these initiatives don’t matter to customers, according to a sustainability survey released today by Cox Enterprises. The Cox Conserves Sustainability Survey is the first nationwide survey to examine sustainability opportunities and challenges for SMB leaders. The majority of SMBs (52 percent) are not satisfied with current levels of sustainability, and even more (65 percent) reported that they are committed to increasing eco-friendly activities. Key Findings Nearly two-thirds (60 percent) of respondents identified cost reduction and company values as… Read more

Jun 16, 2014

Cox Enterprises Announces National Employee Solar Program

Through its Cox Conserves sustainability program, Cox Enterprises is launching a national employee solar program that will provide incentives for employees who choose to install solar panel systems on their homes. The program was announced by Cox Enterprises Chairman Jim Kennedy today in a session on energizing employees at Fortune’s Brainstorm Green conference. Cox’s employee solar program was initially piloted in California through a partnership with SolarCity and has nearly 100 participants who can pay less for solar electricity than they pay for utility bills. “When we launched Cox Conserves, we really wanted to encourage our employees to be eco-friendly,” said Kennedy. “Whether you are a… Read more