Beyond the obvious move of going paperless, there are a number ways that finance departments can make sustainability part of its strategy. They include: allocating a pool of capital project money to the sustainability department, calculating risk-adjusted returns realistically, and having 401K plans that offer socially or environmentally responsible investment options.
There are a number of ways in which you can make sure that your board meetings are green. The most common way is to invest in a web-based board portal system. However, meeting remotely is not always an option. Other options include: receiving electronic rather than printed documents and receiving links to news articles rather than printed versions.