This includes improving the consistency of our paper, glass, and aluminum recycling processes in offices.
What steps are we taking? For starters, we default our printers to the double-sided feature to reduce paper output, plus provide shred bins at each of our locations for paper recycling.
We started using video chat applications years ago to help reduce travel time and resources. Now, we also use these tools to:
In 2018, we formed a "green team" to brainstorm and implement social responsibility practices across the firm.
With nearly 20 members across all functions and levels at the firm, team members volunteer on top of their regular responsibilities to create an environmentally responsible culture.
Our paper recycling process saves both fuel and energy resources. Plus, we significantly decreased our overall paper use due to remote work during the pandemic.
Melinda Haag serves as environmental stewardship executive and global services managing director for Crowe.