International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 13, Part C (2015)
Green HRM: An organizational strategy of greening people
Dr. Parul Deshwal
The corporate world is changing the perspective from a business oriented financial perspective to a competency based economy and green economy. As the world is moving towards green economy, the responsivity of corporate has expanded to go green. The term Green human resources refer to promotion of sustainable employee practices with the help of interface of every employee. Its aim is to increase the awareness among the employees on the issue of sustainability. Green HR deals with the HR activities which are environment friendly and promote the sustainable use of resources in the organizations. This in turn, help business organizations to trim down employee carbon footsteps by the likes of teleconferencing, sharing of car, telecommuting, filing electronically, virtual interviews, recycling, online training, etc. Present study, focus on Green HRM as a strategic initiative by the corporate to promote sustainable business practices. The researchers will also try to come up with the various ideas applied by the organizations for practicing green human resource practices and the impact on organizational outcomes. Hence, at the end the research shows that Green HRM encompasses two major elements: environmental-friendly HR practices and the preservation of the knowledge capital which helps the industry people to become conscious of their business and corporate social responsibilities in a better way.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Parul Deshwal. Green HRM: An organizational strategy of greening people. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(13):176-181.