Going Green In Business

Going Green in Business: Saving Money and the Planet

As our awareness of our environmental impact grows, more and more businesses are looking to decrease their carbon footprints and lower their impact on the world around them. While this is an admirable sentiment, there has to be a benefit for the business in doing so, otherwise there is no incentive for change. So how can a small company lower its carbon footprint while ensuring there is a business benefit in doing so?

Firstly, a small business needs look at its own areas of environmental impact. These are broadly the same for all businesses, large or small but are particularly controllable for smaller firms. They're also very predictable and blindingly obvious although few businesses seem to be addressing them effectively.

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