Would you like to have a sustainability policy that is engaging for your staff and customers? Read on for our tips on how to do this and what to include.
Here at the Sustainable Sidekicks, we are not fans of the short four-paragraph sustainability or environmental policy. You know the one, that just states the problems that an organisation acknowledges without any specifics on they will be addressed. Of course, a business may well have a comprehensive strategy to back this up, but in a world where people are jumping on the ‘sustainable’ band wagon and greenwash is riff, we feel it's important that a policy is genuine, specific and reflects the team that is delivering it.
When we create policies with organisations, we do this as a team effort with representatives from across the business, coming together for a meeting or workshop. This is because people will be more committed to something they were part of creating, which in turn leads to more action in delivering on the commitments.
What is the definition of sustainability?
This is a very overused word these days so let’s get clear on what it means:
If you would like to go through a step-by-step process of creating a policy, sign up for the online workshop. Not only will you come away with the tools and templates to create a policy. You will also be able to:
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