As no organization exists within a vacuum, every action and inaction has repercussions outside of the enterprise environment. This is of particular importance when it comes to the requirements and challenges posed by the Carbon Reduction Commitment, a far-reaching raft of legislation under final review by the British government.
While market forces come to bear through an entire operation on a daily basis, reputational and public relational matters do not always take front and center stage. In the case of performance according to CRC benchmarks and guidelines, however, this may not be the case.
It is vitally important that an organization not relinquish its responsibilities to a diminutive “social responsibility” department, but must ensure that all officers, departments and personnel be charged with adequate levels of responsibility to ensure that an organization will “shine.”