Create real change within your organisation with a dedicated task force to channel ideas and energy into delivering energy efficiency and waste reduction.
If your business’s environmental drive needs a turbo boost then you need a green team. A dedicated task force of individuals from across your organisation can work to channel all the ideas and energy you need to deliver real, practical change.
A green team can:
Sound good to you? Then let’s get started.
The best people for the job may not be the obvious ones. To start up a green team, you don’t have to be a ‘greenie’ so much as:
Our green team job description is an ideal starting point for recruiting your task force, highlighting:
You want to recruit from across your organisation, including at the very top. Getting senior management on board will raise your green team’s profile and credibility, ensuring that initiatives get the green light, and the time and energy they need.
To help spread the message, we have devised a business benefits of a green team presentation, free to download, to help you make the case with clarity and impact. We’ll help you spell out:
Ready? A great way to start making changes is to walk round your site or office, taking note of current practice and where improvements could be made.
Our comprehensive, free-to-download walk-round checklist will suit any kind of organisation, and ensure that your green team covers all bases, from ensuring a ‘dead’ band between heating and cooling systems, so they don’t operate at the same time, to removing ‘phantom loads’ by turning off equipment when not in use. Did you know, for instance, that only an estimated 5 per cent of energy drawn up by phone chargers is actually used to charge mobile phones?
The checklist includes a column to earmark each action as it occurs, and a further column to mark when the action is complete, giving you an at-a-glance progress record, so you can keep everyone up-to-date and motivated.
A green team will put you on track to real, environmentally-aware change – and signal to your staff, customers, competitors and wider community that your organisation is fit and ready for the challenges ahead. And who could resist that?