Upcoming Event: 16th August – Green Team Capacity Building Seminar

BITCI News - Events - Uncategorized - Aug 01, 2012

The course will be delivered by Gavin Harte Corporate Responsibility Consultant – Environment & Sustainability with BITCI. The seminar will cover the following areas:

Green Teams are Important

  • Why business as usual is no longer an option
  • Introduction to Sustainability
  • Climate Chang
  • Energy Security (Exercise)

What are Green Teams?

  • Bottom Up or Top Down?
  • Structural position within the company
  • Who are your Green Team?

Scope of a Green Team

  • What is the team’s scale, scope and role?
  • What aspects are important?
  • How is the team resourced?
  • Is there a cross-business function?

How do Green teams operate and evolve?

  • Introduction to Environmental Management Systems
  • Devolved or centrally managed process?
  • Usual suspects or attracting “new” people
  • Does the Green Team fit with overall business strategy (some examples of best practice)
  • What are the main challenges and opportunities for Green Teams
  • Communicating results
  • Can Green Team benefits be brought home?

For: Any member company employee who is on, or would like to join, a CR committee or steering group or who has a general interest in responsible and sustainable business and would like to know more.

If you would like to attend, please email Gavin at gharte@bitc.ie to book a place.
Location: Deloitte, Earlsfort Terrace, Dublin 2

Date: 16 August 2012

Start Time: 09:30

End Time: 13:00