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Everything you achieve in business – from innovation and process improvement,
to market share gains, safety goals, financial performance and more
– occurs through conversations that lead to those results.

Congregation Beth Israel

Strategy

CONGREGATION BETH ISRAEL 160TH ANNIVERSARY: BE A BLESSING Congregation Beth Israel – Houston, the first Jewish Temple and largest Jewish congregation in Texas, celebrated its 160th anniversary in 2014. In recognition of this significant milestone, Congregation Beth Israel’s 1,600 member families were invited to participate in the creation of The People’s Torah, a project to fulfill God’s 613th commandment that every Jew should write a Torah in his/her lifetime. Additionally, the year-long commemoration provided an opportunity to engage members in various event/activities to ensure a sustained, vibrant future for the Temple.

Results

“Energizing, innovative, fun, eye-opening are just a few words to describe The Shlenker School’s work with Ward. After creating our meaningful and dynamic tag line, they helped us develop the strategy and navigation for our Web site and brought in the design team to create it. The staff retreat the firm conducted for our leadership changed our way of thinking about our how we communicate to achieve our goals. Finally, something concrete that helped us move forward!” Ricki Komiss, Head of School The Schlenker School

Strategy

Results

IEA Gas & Oil Technologies Implementing Agreement

Strategy

The International Energy Agency Gas & Oil Technology Implementing Agreement (IEA GOT) needed a brochure to educate potential IEA GOT members about a unique opportunity for international collaboration. The brochure needed to be completed quickly and appeal to a varied audience of government officials, energy companies, the research and academic community and advocacy groups. Ward rapidly development a brochure that not only informed, but inspired action to join this unique global dialogue.

Results

The client reported the brochure was very well received. As a result, Ward was retained to develop a second brochure and other collateral for IEA GOT use.