Sustainable employment practices increase employee productivity and reduce turnover and absenteeism. Can you afford not to use them?

Pay a living wage
Motivate employees with unique benefits
Develop diversity in your workforce
Acknowledge employee performance, work ethic, and community participation
Create rewards, incentives, and recognition for employees who take on leadership in sustainability efforts
Members of the Sustainable Business Council offer a wide variety of sustainable products and services to help you in this quest.

Other resources:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Living Wage Calculator

U.S. Internal Revenue Service Publication 15-B Employer’s Tax Guide to Fringe Benefits, which includes a discussion of tax exempt commuting benefits you can provide

Which Alternative Benefits Make Employees Happy? By Eric Morgan on the Recruiter’s Lounge, August 10, 2009