Posts Tagged ‘Sustainability’

How a Perficient Team is Tackling the Slippery Slope of Declining Penguin Counts

It’s important that we find creative ways while we socially distance to engage with our colleagues and our community. Team members out of our Chicago office did just that. They decided to host a virtual penguin watch party that also benefited the Chicago Lincoln Park Zoo. Why penguins? Over the past two decades, Antarctic penguin […]

Perficient Team Connects Over Sustainability

As Perficient employees, we are always encouraged to immerse ourselves in the company culture and to get involved with various groups that align with our interests and passions. Team members in our Chicago office wanted to do just that after bonding over their passion for the environment. Going Green Nancy McNamara, Katherine Lin, Molly McGreal, […]

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A Look Back at Life at Perficient in 2019 

As we reflect back on 2019, it has been a pretty good year at Perficient.  In addition to endless client wins, several partner awards, and unstoppable growth, our employees are thriving. And, oh yeah, there was that big bell moment, too.  The end of the year is a great time to check-in. Time to reflect […]

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What “The Office” Can Teach Us About Sustainability

A typical image of an office is desks, computers, copious amounts of paper printing, coffee cups, water bottles, and an endless list of other items that may or may not be sustainable. Here at Perficient, we have a dedicated group of individuals who we call the “Perficient Green Team.” One of these team members is […]

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Perficient’s Green Team Shares Six Ways to Go Green at Work

Individual Impact Matters When Going Green at Work Going green isn’t something that happens overnight.  There are all sorts of reasons why companies do — and do not — embrace a sustainable culture (most often, financial). For companies willing to make the investment, there are all sorts of ways to systematically make changes such as […]

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Sustainability Initiatives in Action: Enhance the Supply Chain

In my last post, I analyzed the benefits of building a case for sustainability. In this post, I highlight the benefits of sustainability in a business. Leftover paint is an issue almost all people have dealt with at one time or another. The EPA estimates that every homeowner in the US has 3-4 gallons of […]

Top 5 Pharma & Medical Device Blog Posts From February 2018

Now that March is here, I thought it would be neat to look back at what our readers found most interesting last month. Below are the top five blog posts Perficient’s life sciences practice wrote in February – they’re ranked in order of popularity, with number one being the most viewed piece. Interest In AI And Cognitive […]

Sustainability Is More Important Than Ever In Pharma

The business of sustainability remains an important aspect of pharmaceutical and medical device companies for a number of reasons. A recent report from the Boston Consulting Group found that pharmaceutical companies that have more ethical operations are more profitable and valued than their competitors. In fact, to reduce the risks associated with environmental, social, and […]

Oil & Gas Companies with Ethical Operations Outperform Peers

A recent Financial Times article highlighted a report which found that oil and gas companies with more ethical operations are more profitable and valued than their competitors. According to the report, “For oil and gas companies, the valuation premium was almost a fifth for those that combat corruption, have better health and safety processes or […]

Eliminating Dirty Data from your Sustainability Report

Today is the last day of the July-June fiscal year, which means many organizations, such as Proctor & Gamble, Coca-Cola, and Ford Motor Company, are winding down the period covered under their annual Sustainability Report.  There are many reasons that these organizations choose to release sustainability reports.  Many believe these reports lend an air of […]

Three keys to HIE Sustainability

Billions of dollars are being granted, gifted, and invested in Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) across the country. A previous Commonwealth Study that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine estimated $178 billion will be needed to create regional and national networks. With all that said, very few Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) have achieved a business/operating […]