Tags: Environment

Kevin Dunkeld: Top Tips on how best to connect people and business in a sustainable way

How does one company connect people and business across the globe in a sustainable way? Being sustainable remains an important issue and one which businesses increasingly need to focus on; it is a crucial aspect to the long term capability of a business as well as helping sustain positive psychological well-being in employees. As a…

SME’s prioritising sustainability to make them more attractive employers

A quarter of British small businesses cite sustainable business practices as one of their top priorities for the coming year A third expect to increase their investment in sustainable business practices over the next five years Over half recognise the cost benefits of implementing sustainable business practices and some have seen improved profitability as a…

Unions are encouraging staff to go green

The presence of green union reps is having a significant impact upon UK workplaces – encouraging a growing number of employers to adapt cost-saving energy efficiency measures and persuading colleagues to become more environmentally-aware at work, a TUC conference heard this week. Delegates gathering at the union’s Congress House were presented with the results of…

Over half health and safety jobs cover environment

Well over half of health and safety jobs require environmental management responsibilities, according to the 2012 NEBOSH Jobs Barometer. Environmental management continues to feature strongly in health and safety job adverts, mentioned in 62% of available positions, the same as in 2011. The research also showed that, as in previous years, anyone applying for a…

Maggie Berry:How collective responsibility can create a better working environment

I was recently surprised to read statistics claiming that more than two fifths of men would ‘prefer’ to work in an environment of ‘just male employees’ while only 8% of the men think a women-only office would be ideal for them. According to HR consultancy Reabur, who conducted the online poll, 64% of men who…