Client Spotlight Series: Celebrating Sara Guthrie In Our Eco-Rewards Journey

Welcome to our Client Spotlight Series at, where we shine a light on exceptional individuals who are making significant strides in environmental sustainability within their organizations. Kicking off this series, we are proud to feature Sara Guthrie, Head of Rewards Marketplace at BI Worldwide Australia, who stands out for her remarkable contributions to integrating sustainability in the rewards industry.

A Glimpse into Sara’s Day-to-Day Role

Q: Could you share what you do day-to-day in your role?
A: My daily role involves managing the BI Worldwide Australia Rewards Marketplace for the Oceania region, focusing on integrating sustainability into our rewards programs and ensuring effective communication with our players and internal teams.

Sara’s Longstanding Experience in the Industry

Q: How long have you been in the Rewards and Recognition Industry, and what makes it interesting for you?
A: With 24 years in the industry, I find the constant evolution and the integration of new trends particularly fascinating.

Influences and Growth

Q: Are there any books, podcasts, or resources that have had a significant impact on your professional growth?
A: ‘Fish’ by Stephen Lundin has been a great influence, teaching me the importance of embracing change and maintaining a positive attitude. and BI Worldwide Australia: A Sustainability Partnership

Q: What inspired your company to focus on environmental sustainability, and how has played a role in this journey?
A: Our focus on sustainability is informed by research showing the benefits of integrating ESG considerations. has been pivotal in this journey, helping us create a truly environmentally conscious rewards program.

Q: What was the main goal for using
A: Our goal with was to digitise our rewards selection and create sustainable catalogues, making every step of our rewards program environmentally conscious.

Q: How did things look before you started using
A: Prior to, our approach to sustainable rewards was more limited. Their support helped us expand our Living Green category with digital, sustainable rewards.

The Future of Sustainability in Business

Q: What do you think the future holds for companies and the need to transform their business models with sustainability?
A: The future will likely see more companies integrating digital transformation and sustainability into their corporate strategies, driven by evolving employee expectations and the desire to positively impact the world.

Thank you, Sara, for your inspiring dedication to sustainability in the rewards industry! Your innovative approach to integrating environmental impact into rewards programs is a huge guide for professionals in this field. Your work exemplifies the perfect blend of business and environmental responsibility.

In appreciation of your efforts, has gifted Sara the possibility to save 10 sea turtle hatchlings!

Congratulations, Sara! Your efforts are fostering a healthier planet. 🌿

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