The soft side of environmentallysustainable organizations
Keywords:Sustainability, Sustainable development, People management, Sustainable human resources, Green human resource management
Purpose – The purpose of the paper is to present a discussion on the “soft and human” side of building environmentally sustainable organizations, a flourishing management subfield called “green human resource management” (GHRM), which concerns alignment of people and environmental management objectives of organizations. Design/methodology/approach – The authors reviewed some of the most relevant research results in GHRM. Findings – In this paper, the authors define GHRM, its workplace-based practices and some recent developments’ evidence on the positive impact of it on firms’ ecological objectives. The authors conclude by detailing a new research agenda in GHRM. Originality/value – The authors conclude by detailing a new and contemporary research agenda in GHRM.
Management Department of the School of Economics, Management and Accounting of the University of São Paulo.
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