In Harmony Small Things Grow: A Reflection on Volunteering with the Salvation Army

In Harmony Small Things Grow: A Reflection on Volunteering with the Salvation Army

West Monroe Partners (WMP) provides us with endless opportunities to give back to the community, and affect positive change. Over the past couple of years, I have chosen to spend my time volunteering at the local Salvation Army. My first experience volunteering with the Salvation Army was both rewarding and memorable — a common theme among all my volunteering experiences at the Salvation...

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Water Utility Workforce of the Future

Water Utility Workforce of the Future

If you believe, as we do, that water utilities will soon be (1) consolidating (2) driven by data (3) more customer centric and (4) pushed to innovate, then we need to discuss the water utility workforce of the future. First, we must realize scarcity is nationwide issue: 40 of the 50 states anticipate water scarcity in the next 10 years.…

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Global Service Fellowship Program | A Journey for Gender Equity In the Workplace

“One of the most courageous things you can do is identify yourself, know who you are, what you believe in and where you want to go.” — Sheila Murray Bethel Packing two suitcases of clothes and random items from my Chicago apartment, I embarked on my Global Service Fellowship Program (GSFP) adventure on Thursday, September 11th.…

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West Monroe Partners’ Tim McGovern Named to Board of Bike Works of Seattle

Tim McGovern broadens West Monroe Partners’ involvement in the Puget Sound community West Monroe Partners recently announced that Tim McGovern, a consultant in the Seattle office, has been named to the Board of Directors of Bike Works of Seattle. Bike Works builds sustainable communities by educating youths and promoting bicycling. Since 1996, Bike Works has worked to educate and empower...

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West Monroe Helps the Furniture Bank in More Ways Than One

West Monroe Partners’ “1+1+1” initiative was designed to encourage employees to give back to their local communities with the goal of donating at least 1% of our time to community engagement, 1% of our profit to charities and 1% of our talent for pro-bono work. A great example of this initiative in action is our Columbus office’s work for the Furniture Bank of Central Ohio. …

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Whose responsibility is sustainability?

When thinking about applying sustainable concepts across industries, I find myself wondering who is responsible for implementing changes to make sustainability the “new norm.” Is it the individual, the corporation or the government that should drive changes to our fundamental operations so that more than economics are considered when making decisions?…

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SPARK-ing some good: A partnership to support our emerging leaders

SPARK-ing some good: A partnership to support our emerging leaders

The holidays were a perfect time to slow down, reflect and prepare for a new year. In looking back on 2013, one of my personal “highlights” is the development of an emerging partnership with a growing organization to support the educational development of under privileged youth. SPARK is a non-profit organization that provides life-changing apprenticeships to underserved communities across the...

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The importance of social responsibility

The foundation for strong social responsibility starts by hiring passionate individuals and creating a culture that supports and rewards such activities. That’s what we’re trying to do at West Monroe. At the end of 2011, we launched our “1+1+1 Program,” a corporate social responsibility initiative through which we donate one percent of our time, one percent of our “treasure” and one percent of...

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LEED® : What it means to West Monroe and our employees

When West Monroe amended our list of corporate values to add Social Responsibility– the only time we’ve altered the list in our 11 year history – we began seeking ways to embed the new value as part of our culture.  A key question came to mind: how do we live out Social Responsibility everyday?  Around the same time, West Monroe outgrew our Chicago office space –...

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