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Dear all,
I would like to initiate some HR activity regarding go green concept in 4 wheeler dealership company...please help me out finding some innovative, interesting and most importantly cost effective one.

A initiative is said to be green if is involved with environmentally friendly initiatives that reduce an employee's carbon footprint.

From and HR function prespective it is primarily focused on increasing efficiency within processes, reducing and eliminating environmental waste and lowering costs.

some of the Green initiatives in the HR function that one can adopt are:

-initiate an reward/recognition program for employees for their go green initiatives in their respective area of work

-secure a commitment for action from Sr. Management & set up a crossfunctional core group to identify ,implement & monitor go green initiatives

-Educate & raise awarness among employees

-encourage Electronic filing

-Online sharing of training/self-learning materials

-Encourages employees to turn off their computer monitor when they are away from their desk.

-Leaving only minimal lighting on during non-business hours if necessary for safety.

-effective use of LED technology for office lighting arragement

-Encourage to write below your official mail signature a default line: ‘Save a Tree! Kindly don't print this e-mail unless you really need to.’

-Waste to Wealth: Encourage employees to segregate waste at their workstations. Tie up with NGOs who take this further and recycle it.

-Reducing Frequent flier miles: Substituting emission-enhancing actions (example: air travel) by adopting technology applications like teleconferencing, video conferencing and virtual interviews

-Letters and faxes have been replaced by emails and scanners.

-encourage use of recycled paper

-use of compostable utensils,cups & plates in the cafeteria

-reduce the use of paper cups

-work wiht IT to change printing defaults to duplex printing

-for internal travel in lagre factory premsies encourage electricity operated cars/scotters/cycles rather than petrol/disel fuel vechiles

-introduce a subsidised loan scheme for employees who opt for green technology cars/scoters.

-drive green intiative for your customers as well thus making it as a corporate sustainability strategy

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