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A presentation on Dynamics of Green Human Resource Management

Presented By: Mallika Sharma Jasmine Kaur MBA

GOING GREEN!!! IS INEVITABLE

INTRODUCTION
GREEN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT is the use of HRM policies to promote : sustainable use of resources. cause of environmentalism. wider programmes of corporate social responsibility. . results confirm that companies are incorporating toward integrating a number of green practices.

MAJOR CONSIDERATIONS FOR GREEN HRM

Have you every considered how much paper goes to waste in performing the annual appraisal process ? What about the trees that are used for printing the glossy newsletters used for internal communications ? And what about internal survey forms?

WHAT DOES IT MEANGO GREEN??


It means: Conservation of earths natural resources. Supporting the preservation of your personal resources i.e. your family, friends, businesses, lifestyles, communities and your legacy!!

THE ACTIVIST IS NOT THE MAN WHO SAYS THE RIVER IS DIRTY. THE ACTIVIST IS THE MAN WHO CLEANS UP THE RIVER -ROSS PEROT

BENEFITS OF GREEN HRM


Improvement in retention rate of employee. Improvement in public image. Improvement in attracting better employees. Improvement in productivity and sustainability. Reduction in environmental impact of the company. Improved competitiveness and increased overall performance.

GREEN HRM AND SUSTAINIBILITY


Green HRM and sustainability involves undertaking environment friendly initiatives which in turn help organization to reduce carbon footprints by the means of: Electronic filling Car sharing Job sharing Teleconferencing Online training Flexible working hours Tele- commuting

WHY GREEN HRM AND SUSTAINABILITY??

WHAT IS A GREEN TEAM?


Green teams are self-organized, grassroots and crossfunctional groups of employees . They voluntarily come together to : educate, inspire and empower employees around sustainability. They identify and implement specific solutions to help their organization . operate in a more environmentally sustainable fashion. Most green teams initially focus on greening operations at the office, addressing such issues as recycling in the office. composting food waste, reducing the use of disposable takeout containers and eliminating plastic water.

BEST PRACTICES FOR GREEN TEAMS


Start with the visible and tangible: focus on internal operations Get senior management involved, but dont lose the grassroots energy Engage employees to capture ideas Communicate and share best practices Engage employees with their bellies: the low carbon diet campaign Engage employees in their personal lives Engage customers to be part of the solution Use art to raise awareness Create a toolkit to support and guide green teams Align green teams with corporate sustainability goals

EMERGING TRENDS
Four key trends emerge as one reviews the best practices of existing green teams: Focus on internal operations. Reduce employee footprint at home. Bring consumers into the equation. Link to corporate sustainability goals.

What does going green mean for your business??


Turning unnecessary expenses into necessary profits
It is about giving better services to your customers. More benefits to your employees. Using more efficient, cost effective technology. Resulting in greater profitability and sustainability of your business.

GOING GREEN IS NO MORE A MERE CERTIFICATION OR BRAND ,ITS BECOMING THE WAY OF LIFE.

OBJECTIVES OF GREEN HRM


Green HRM and Sustainability involves two aspects 1.use of eco-friendly HR Practices and 2.preservation of knowledge capital. The objective is : 1. To find out the role of HR in implementing the Green practices in different organizations. 2. To find out the Green HR initiatives taken by different manufacturing industries. 3. To find out the employee involvement and satisfaction regarding Green HR practices.

STEPS FOR CREATING SUSTAINABLE HR PRACTCES

Putting your Human Capital management processes online also helps: reduce time wastage Push out information right now easy to use reduce paper usage Reduce waste gather employee feedback Save a lot of money managers talking more to employees

ADVANTAGES OF PUTTING YOUR HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT PROCESSES ONLINE

STATUS OF COMPANY GREEN INITIATIVE

The various green programs followed by the companies are: Using the internet or teleconferencing to cut down on business travel Putting Summary Plan Descriptions (SPDs) or other company information online to reduce printing costs Promoting the reduction of paper usage Implementing wellness programs around proper nutrition, fitness, and healthy living Offering opportunities for employees to "tele work" or work from home Ride/Share programs view the promotion of social responsibility as the most critical objective of their green programs.

EXAMPLES OF PROUD COMPANIES


Toyota Tata J C Atkinson and Son (Manufacturing) Carillion (Construction) Co-operative Financial Services (Financial Services) Pure print Group (Printing and Publishing) Skanska UK (Construction) HBOS (Financial Services) Loughborough Students Union (Education) Saint-Gobain Glass UK (Manufacturing)

HR INVOLVEMENT

IMPORTANCE OF GREEN HRM

QUESTIONS NOT TO
BE ASKED TO US BUT TO YOURSELF!

ARE

WE A PART OF THE GO GREEN REVOLUTION?????

ENLIGHTEN YOURSELF AND THE WORLD

THANKYOU!!!