Xerox shares how to ensure the values of a sustainable lifestyle are embodied by its company and imparted to its employees. A recipe for success.
Sustainability, corporate citizenship, and corporate social responsibility are facets essential to any budding company, but how does one ensure that such values are imparted and maintained? Patricia Calkins, Global Vice-President, Environment, Health and Safety for Xerox, lets us on on how Xerox does it:
1 –Articulate clear, well-defined roles and metrics. Make sure that people understand their role and how they can help achieve organizational goals.
2 – Maintain a value chain focus. Recognize that your impact goes beyond your four walls. Understand how your decisions impact the world at large.
3 – Make sure your actions make economic sense. The first requirement of any business is to stay in business.
4 – Go for quick wins with an easy payback. Experiencing success will get more employees engaged, energized and excited about sustainability.
[via Triple Pundit]