It takes just one thing to make a difference in your organization’s sustainability efforts. NHBSR’s Just One Thing campaign seeks to share simple stories of sustainability initiatives impacting the environment, our communities, and our workplaces. Submissions are eligible to win a coveted finalist position at the Sustainability Slam in November.

Presented at the Sustainability Slam in November.

Program Summary

NHBSR’s Just One Thing campaign helps local businesses share simple stories of sustainability initiatives with positive impact—on the environment, our communities, and our workplaces—and encourages others to take the first step toward a more sustainable future. Stories from organizations of similar size and focus are scored based on scalability and impact. 

JOT Finalists, selected by a panel of independent judges, are featured at our Just One Thing Sustainability Slam, where they take to the stage to bring their stories to life in creative, high-energy, 90-second presentations. Attendees vote in real time to select the night’s winners.

How to Enter

Share Just One Thing you have done for your community, workplace, or the environment.


If you’d like your story to be considered for our next Sustainability Slam, it must be submitted before September 22, 2024. You can submit more than one story. Finalists will be determined based on:

  1. creativity in approach
  2. demonstrated impact
  3. ability to scale in other organizations

Finalists will given the opportunity to present their stories at our November 7, 2024 Sustainability Slam at LaBelle Winery in Derry.


 Submit Your Story


The submission deadline is September 22, 2024.

Need Inspiration?

View Previous Story Submissions


Have questions? Visit our JOT FAQ page.

Congratulations to our 2023 Winners!


Large company: Stonyfield
Small company: Phin


Large company: Hypertherm Associates and Associated Grocers of New England
Small company: Wilkins Lumber Company, Inc


Large company: Prime Buchholz
Small company: Shire’s Naturals


NH Healthcare Workers for Climate Action

Check out their stories here.

Quotes from 2021 Participants

I thought it was a great way to showcase environmentally conscious work being done in our state in a fun and creative way.

There are many creative ideas that CSR professionals come up with to create action within their organizations. This is a fun way to learn about some great ideas for sustainable change.

The Sustainability Slam is an event where great companies with inspiring sustainability stories, come together for a fun and entertaining evening filled with poetry, skits, lots of laughter and compelling conversations.