Global warming is an existential threat to all humanity and corporations emit the vast majority of manmade greenhouse gases.
If you currently work for a company that does not urgently strive to become carbon neutral in a very short time frame, you have two choices:
- Do everything you can to make that organization carbon neutral
- If they won’t, quit and go work for a company that will
It doesn’t matter if you’re the CEO or the receptionist, you have an ethical responsibility to not use your time and talents in the service of a workplace that is wrecking the planet.
If enough of us act on this, we can force more corporations to take the climate seriously, either by changing their behavior from the inside or by sapping them of critical employee talent.
You can change things – and at the very least you can make sure that your work days aren’t spent hurting our children’s futures.