Success Stories

Many Clean Air Works! Partners have great stories to share about their success in encouraging increased use of commute alternatives. Looking for good program ideas for your business? Take a look at the Success Stories below and find out how others are helping their employees, boosting their bottom lines, and helping everyone breathe easy.

American & Efird kicked off its program with training for more than 1,200 of its employees, and by September had implemented 22 different voluntary initiatives.

AbitibiBowater hasn’t let its nontraditional work schedules and a location with limited access to transit stand in the way of its partnership with Clean Air Works!

Concorde Construction organized the block into a neighborhood “pool party” for people to identify potential carpool matches. Local vendors provided free food, and 74 people participated.

Duke Energy has risen to the challenge with an innovative and highly-successful employee rewards program, spurring its employees to take transit and vanpool to work.

Harris Teeter engages both its corporate and distribution center employees in the Clean Air Works! project, implementing both commute options and a highly-successful anti-idling policy.

Piedmont Natural Gas has instituted a multi-faceted operations and maintenance program, the core of which is fleet management that covers all the bases – delayed refueling, anti-idling and the use of alternative fuels.

RT Dooley, a construction company, implemented an anti-idling policy for all company trucks and installed anti-idling signs on the loading dock to promote the policy to vendors making deliveries.

Sherpa, LLC, an accounting, IT, and professional services staffing firm, developed an internal ozone action program to reward employees for engaging in air quality awareness behavoir such as carpooling, using mass transit, and staying in for lunch.

UNC Charlotte’s partnership with Clean Air Works! was a natural fit, as both organizations have a commitment to promoting cleaner air.