How to Build a Green Team: The First Step to Sustainability
In the first three parts of this series on how to grow a green corporation, we discussed why it is important to build sustainability into your business plan, how you might assess the positive and negative impacts of sustainability and the different levels of sustainability (or shades of green). So how do you take the first step? How do you create an environmental program with employee support and buy-in that creates lasting changes in your business?
The best place to start is by collecting a group of individuals in your organization who have some passion about the topic of green or the environment. Let’s call it your Green Team. But before launching this team, here are some ground rules to ensure success.