Green Team Training

If you are looking to build Green Team capacity in your organisation then you need to inspire and empower employees around sustainability.

ESD Training can help your organisation to develop cross-functional "buy-in" across all levels of the company. Building a genuine commitment to sustainability that is obvious to all staff.

If you are looking to build Green Team capacity in your organisation then you need to inspire and empower employees around sustainability.

ESD Training offers comprehensive training and support for Corporate Green Teams. Our half day workshop will engage staff, helping them to connect with one another and to start building a culture of sustainability within your organisation. 

Building formal programmes within your business, capable of producing measurable results that contribute to company goals and the overall business case is vital in building a sustainable culture in your organisation. ESD Training can help you achieve these goals.

Anne-Laure Saluden  Communications & Sustainable Development Executive  Veolia Transport

"I would recommend the ESD Training - Green Team Workshop to anyone who's interested in setting up a Green Team or even improving their existing structure. Gavin is a fabulous speaker who makes it easy for the attendants to understand how to put theory into practice." 


The workshop covers the following key areas:

1. Why Green Teams are Important

  • Why business as usual is no longer an option
  • Introduction to Sustainability
  • Climate Change
  • Energy Security (Exercise)

2. What are Green Teams?

  • Bottom Up or Top Down?
  • Structural position within the company
  • Who are your Green Team?

3. Scope of a Green Team

  • What is the team’s scale, scope and role?
  • What aspects are important?
  • How is the team resourced?
  • Is there a cross-business function?

4. How do Green teams operate and evolve?

  • Introduction to Environmental Management Systems
  • Devolved or centrally managed process?
  • The "usual suspects" or attracting “new” people
  • Does the Green Team fit with overall business strategy (some examples of best practice)
  • What are the main challenges and opportunities for Green Teams (Workshop Exercise)
  • Communicating results
  • How can Green Team benefits be brought home?