The maximum score for each challenge is 200 points. All scorecards include
a bonus point for referring another organization to
participate in the challenge. Each scorecard has four recognition levels
(Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum). An organization is eligible for Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Platinum
awards at the following point levels:
The inaugural Workplace Challenge took place from March 2012 through March 2013. The second year of the Workplace Challenge will take place from April 2013 through April 2014. For returning businesses that participated in the first year of the Workplace Challenge, all scores and answers remain the same and are accessible when you log into your business's score to attain Platinum level. If you are a new business, simply register and access each of the three scorecards.
Once your scorecard has been submitted, you will have the opportunity to update regularly throughout the year with the final deadline before the annual Awards ceremony in the spring of 2014. Periodically, the scorecards for each challenge will be reviewed for approval to receive a Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum award. The next judging deadline is October 1st, 2013. Please update your scorecard(s) with your most recent improvements by this deadline.
One month after the judging deadline, you will receive your official award which includes an electronic seal of recognition that can be used in your interactive materials and printed to proudly display in your workplace.
Can my organization add multiple users to the same scorecard?
We understand that your organization may have multiple individuals who would be responsible for individual parts of the scorecard. The Mayor’s Workplace Challenge allows your organization to assign multiple users to the same organization. Your team is able to work together to seamlessly complete your organizations scorecard through this functionality.
Who in my organization should complete this scorecard?
- Click User Manager on the top of this website.
- To add a new user, press the link ‘Click here to create a new user’
- Please answer the short questionnaire (user name, password, name, etc.)
- Click ‘Create New User’ to add the new user to your organization’s profile.
We recommend a primary point of contact/administrator register your organization as a mew participant, and then the following employee positions for each scorecard. These additional users may be identified during the registration process:
- Healthy Scorecard: Human Resources or similar department staff member.
- Green Scorecard: Operations, Facilities Management, Environmental Affairs or similar department staff member.
- Involved Scorecard: Human Resources, Community Relations, Marketing Outreach, or similar department staff member.
If you are smaller businesses with shared job responsibilities, one administrator or the main point of contact may complete any or all of the scorecards.
Are all three scorecards required?
We invite your organization to complete all three individual challenges, but you are also welcome to complete only one or two.
How often can I update my scorecard(s)?
You can update your scorecard as often as you would like. Please note the judging deadlines to ensure your scorecard(s) is updated to meet those
milestones. The next judging deadline is October 1, 2013.
What if I do not sign-up when the Challenge is launched, and therefore would have less than a year to improve my score(s)?
You can begin the Workplace Challenge anytime within the year period; however, the end of the Challenge (April 2014) will remain the same for all participants regardless of when you
What if my business has multiple locations?
You have the option to complete the survey for your entire organization, or you can choose to complete the survey for one particular location (For example: your business
is a franchise). If you choose to complete the scorecard(s) for the entire organization, please ensure that answers apply to ALL of your workplace facilities.
Does this Challenge apply to my workplace and the products or services we provide?
Though many of our local businesses provide innovative and sustainable products and services in Nashville, this challenge only measures the information about the
Tracking your progress
Once you set up an account, you will also have a link to track your progress from the dashboard. A graph will display your current score on each scorecard. Each time
you log-in or access the dashboard, you can monitor your progress by the date of your entry and monitor your progress as it relates to the recognition levels of Bronze,
Silver, Gold, and Platinum.
Saving your Scorecard(s)
Please be sure to save frequently. Your login will timeout after 30 minutes of inactivity. Click the submit button at the bottom of each scorecard to save your
progress at any point, and as frequently as needed.
If you need assistance, clarification on a question, or would like to learn more about how to improve your score on any scorecard, please email firstname.lastname@example.org