Video Interview: Dan Sheehy, WattzOn

TriplePundit attended the Sustainable Brands 2013 conference earlier this month. Follow along on this page for ongoing video interviews with sustainability thought leaders, corporate change agents and entrepreneurs who are leading the way to a more sustainable future.

wattzOnWattzOn is an energy management platform for consumers to get a handle on their energy consumption and make easy changes to reduce it. The product works according to the old MBA adage – what gets measured gets managed. According to Dan Sheehy, WattzOn’s Executive VP, the results can be hundreds of dollars in savings and very significant reductions in energy waste.

What’s even more interesting are the results of a survey the company just completed which shows a strong desire by workers in the United States to see their employers take more steps to embrace sustainability. Additionally, the survey suggests that employers can benefit from implementing environmental programs in the workplace and by providing programs for employees to use for their households. The implications are obvious for WattzOn who makes it easy for companies to build WattzOn directly into their employee engagement strategy.

All of this is interestingly in tune with our recent coverage showing a strong correlation between CSR and both brand value and stock price. Learn more in my quick video interview with Dan Sheehy after the jump…

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of TriplePundit.com

TriplePundit.com has since grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He was instrumental in the creation of TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years as well as an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.