Sustainability: for some people it’s a critical issue, for others it’s just another item on their list of things to consider. But no matter how involved and determined you are in the subject, one thing’s for sure: it’s a hot topic that cannot be overlooked. This month, we joined the ‘No Mow May’-movement and did not mow our lawns. Instead, we used that time to reflect on the vital role control rooms play in the sustainability strategy of organizations. Because yes: control room professionals have a key to save the planet in their hands!
Because the control room monitors and manages all operations, it is an excellent location to optimize the sustainability performance of the operations. Depending on the industry, this can take many forms. Let’s have a look at some examples…
All these examples clearly show the importance of control rooms in a sustainability context. But did you know that also the control room can work on its sustainability performance? We’ll elaborate on this subject tomorrow, so stay tuned!