Business Futures: Sustainable Business Through Green HR
Get an introduction to how HR, specifically Green HR, can help create a business that’s environmentally friendly.
Who is the course for?
This course is aimed at professionals and students in disciplines of operations, finance, marketing, or human resources, who wish to learn more about sustainable Green HR practices.
What topics will you cover?
What is green HR and how relevant is it to organisations becoming sustainable
The nature of sustainability including internal and external drivers toward change and barriers inhibiting change to show the nature of the organisational mindset required to acknowledge the need to move toward sustainability and beyond compliance
Sustainable return on investment (S-ROI) and ‘Triple top line’ (TTL) to demonstrate how sustainability gains can be measured and valued by the business
The role of HR in corporate human sustainability to show operational functions for sustainability within the business including networking and green rewards
Human sustainability to understand the importance of human capital and being inclusive of all stakeholders
Ecological sustainability to distinguish between green practices and organisation-wide sustainability and show how leadership is required to go beyond rhetoric and provide transparency
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Define sustainability from an ecological and human resource perspective
Identify the stages of sustainability, and the drivers of change to business sustainability
Define and apply green HR tools and strategies
Develop green HR as a concept for organisations to achieve beyond compliance
Explore the concept of triple top line approach for sustainability
Explore the elements of green HR and the linkages between ecological and human sustainability