Linking Green HRM Practices with Organizational Practices for Organizational and Environmental Sustainability

  • Sweety Dubey
  • Dr. Bhuwan Gupta
Keywords: GHRM, Innovation, Environmental Sustainability, Organizational Sustainability


As we are becoming more materialistic and money oriented, somehow we are overlooking the environment sustainability by depleting or degrading our natural resources. By analyzing the seriousness of the problem many organizations across the globe trying to go green and implementing various policies and practices to ensure the social, economic and most importantly the environment sustainability. Green HRM practices are one of those innovative HR practices through which we can link our workforce with mission to save our three pillars of stable environment, and HR department can play a significant role to make its workforce ready to understand the importance of such initiatives in long run and to motivate them so that the workforce can actively contribute in achieving the target. Many sectors in India are breaking the glass ceiling and moving towards modern innovative practices in place of traditional one but still there is lack of awareness among various sectors about the Green HR practices, therefore the success of this initiative is largely based on the leadership skills of the top management of any of the organization to spread awareness among the people and to change their mindset so that they can readily accept and adopt the change. The objective of this paper is to analyze the benefits of Green HRM for creating sustainable environment by analyzing the initiative taken by different sectors in this concern and to suggest the importance of environmental sustainability in service sector especially in the education sector in India.


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Sweety Dubey, & Dr. Bhuwan Gupta. (2018). Linking Green HRM Practices with Organizational Practices for Organizational and Environmental Sustainability. International Journal of Engineering and Management Research, 8(2), 149-153. Retrieved from

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