Green HRM Practices Followed by Selected Manufacturing Industries in Coimbatore
K. T. Vijaykarthigeyan1, A. Giriprakash2

1Dr. K. T. Vijaykarthigeyan, SRM School of Management, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur (Tamil Nadu), India.
2Mr. A. Giriprakash, Coimbatore Institute of Management and Technology, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), India.
Manuscript received on 06 July 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 16 August 2019 | Manuscript Published on 27 August 2019 | PP: 659-662 | Volume-8 Issue-2S4 July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B11310782S419/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1131.0782S419
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Abstract: There is an increasing need for combining environmental management into Human Resource Management (HRM) which the experts termed as “ Green HRM “ . It is the research practice and Sustainability for any company focuses on its existence in relation to economic and social sustainability of the firm. In the recent era, due to different legal, social, moral, and, ethical issues, it is required to acknowledge that, individual and social responsibility for saving the mother earth is not an optional thing but a business imperative. It is essential for any company/firm to ensure that, recent business goals have made without compromising the ability of future generations for meeting their own needs. To attain the same, ‘Green HRM’ is emerging as a recent initiative that promotes environment concerned Human Resources practices. Through Green Human Resources practices, firms seek to produce the environmental awareness and commitment for greener world, among employees and society. Green HRM initiatives taken by companies will result in greater efficiency, lower costs and improved employee engagement and retention, with the help of initiatives taken in different HR processes for improving the sustainable utilization of resources. The Greening of Human Resource policies include methods of environmentally friendly “green” initiatives that organizations are utilizing, involving their workforce and human resource practices. The present paper makes an effort for discuss the concept of Green HRM, reviews various studies conducted across globe in the field of Green HRM and analyses the awareness about how the Green HRM has been implemented in the selected manufacturing industries in Coimbatore.
Keywords: HRM, Green HRM, Sustainability, Greaterefficiency, Greening, Manufacturing industries, Coimbatore.
Scope of the Article: Small Batch Manufacturing