Green means consciously shifting your perspective, being socially aware and respectful of others. You bring your best self to work when you’re green.
Yellow means being unconscious and reactive to people and situations. You’re not your best self when yellow.
Orange means consciously engaging in risky behavior by referencing legally protected characteristics (race, sex, gender, etc.) regardless of co-workers’ comfort. You’re engaging in risky behavior when you’re orange.
Red means the orange behavior happens frequently, negatively affecting and making the workplace toxic. Red conduct is illegal.