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On April 29, a group of RNRG employees traveled from Vermont to Washington, D.C. to attend the People’s Climate March.
Thanks to its ongoing dedication to promoting health and wellness among employees, RNRG has been chosen to receive the prestigious Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness Award for the fourth time in six years.
Women working in STEM fields have historically faced myriad challenges, but as colleges aim to empower their female students and businesses look to diversify their workforces, the fight against gender bias is on.
It’s not a new honor, but it’s one we’re always thrilled to receive. RNRG has been named one of the “2016 Best Places to Work in Vermont" via an annual survey and awards program designed to recognize the places of employment in Vermont that benefit the state's economy, workforce, and businesses.
RNRG is a tenacious, resilient company that has been in the business of manufacturing products for the renewable energy industry for over 30 years. Working in the global energy sector, RNRG has experienced firsthand the challenges of working in a sometimes volatile industry during a time of economic and legislative uncertainty.
Despite the ups and downs that the wind industry has experienced in recent years, Renewable NRG Systems has worked hard to maintain a focus on employee wellness—something that we believe is core to our success as a company.
It was a breezy evening on Lake Champlain, and the sun was sinking behind the blue and gunmetal gray Adirondack Mountains. Inside the ECHO Science Center, we gathered at round tables to celebrate the 2013 Terry Ehrich Award for Excellence in Socially Responsible Business. Jan Blomstrann, Renewable NRG Systems' president and CEO, was the honoree.
This past week, we rolled out the rebranding of NRG Systems to “Renewable NRG Systems.” Along with a company name change, we also have a new vision and mission, logo, and corporate colors. It’s a lot of change all at one time. Everyone is asking why and what does it all mean?
I recently spoke at a business school class at The University of Vermont on the topic of employee relations. The students sat dutifully listening, but I’m not sure they really understood how critical a role “employee relations” plays in the workplace.
A funny thing shows up when you look up the origins of the words cooperation and competition in the dictionary. The word cooperate comes from Latin and means 'work together'. The origin of the word compete, which is also Latin, is ‘seek together’.