HR: guardians of culture
Climate change asks difficult questions of everyone. How we choose to react to the issue of global warming, both individually and collectively, is absolutely pivotal to our own futures and to those of the generations that may or may not come after us.
The corporate world’s response has an enormous impact on humanity’s chosen path. Indeed, it could be argued that it represents the single biggest influence on whether we pull back from the abyss or continue to stagger towards it.
This being the case, HR professionals face some of the most invidious questions of all in seeking to address the greatest threat of our time. For it is you, the HR community, that is responsible for shaping and maintaining an organisation’s culture; and if that culture prizes profit above the planet then the battle is all but lost.