Jill Boone

Jill Boone: Santa Clara County, CA: Making a Difference at Work

At the Garrison Institute’s 2011 Climate, Cities and Behavior Symposium, Jill Boone, the Climate Change and Sustainability Manager for the Facilities and Fleet Department in the County of Santa Clara, CA, describes her work promoting employee behavior change. She discusses projects related to county purchasing guidelines and the green house gas emissions of the police department’s fleet, and then focuses on her current project of changing commuting habits in her office. She describes the most common barriers to green commuting and how she has sought to creatively undermine them.