How HR made a difference

December 2010
People Management;12/9/2010, p29
The article focuses on the corporate social responsibility (CSR) programme led by human resource (HR) at the British company Produce World. It mentions that the programme has allowed the firm to make significant progress towards achieving true responsibility. The four pillars of the programme are environmental stewardship, community impact, workplace culture and responsible sourcing. Also noted is the 43% reduction in the amount of waste sent by the group to landfill due to the scheme.


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