Chapter 2. Help to Get Started

Visit your CSR department!

I can’t recommend highly enough the benefits of engaging early with those in your organisation responsible for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Yet many of the IT staff from other companies I have spoken to over the past few years do not seem to have done this to any significant degree when getting to grips with the topic.

In the John Lewis Partnership (JLP), I have been very lucky right from the very beginning of the green programme of work. We have an excellent CSR capability and our then Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, Nick Monger-Godfrey, and his successor Gemma Lacey, were only too happy to meet with me as needed and to provide guidance on how to tackle the problem. Much ...

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