People and Culture
Publish Green Policies & Procedures For Employees

What Is It?

A green policy is a written commitment stating the environmental goals, standards, and practices for an organization. Formal policies serve as guidelines to inform employees about daily practices that can reduce the environmental impact of a business or building. Regular review of policies provides an opportunity to measure progress and reevaluate practices.

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Benefits

Green policies provide a clear set of practices and achievable goals for a business. These policies can be used as a benchmark to record the progress made by the business toward achieving their goals. It also functions as a tool for the management to communicate sustainable strategies to new employees or building managers. A published green policy can enhance the company’s public image and increase customer loyalty based on the adopted practices.

Challenge Participants Currently Adopting This Practice

  • AECOM
  • Beacon Capital Partners
  • BioMed Realty Trust
  • BR+A
  • Equity
  • Oxford Properties
  • Synergy
  • TIAA-CREF
  • Zoo New England

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