Tag Archives: Small business advise
In a general office, printing is one of the main environmental impacts associated with day-to-day operations. It is also one of the easiest environmental impacts to tackle that will deliver immediate environmental benefits as well as costs savings. This article provides practical green printing tips and advice. (image attribution: digitalart)
Green awards and green certifications are useful in promoting your green credentials to your clients, prospective customers and staff. In this article I have summarised some of the mainstream green awards and environmental certifications from different countries.
Greening your business can be a great way to reduce costs, win business and inspire your staff. In this article I discuss green business ideas, drivers and benefits of green business action in the hope that some of them will resonate with you and your business! If you are finding it hard to convince people in your business to take green action then this article should help you articulate your rationale.
To achieve effective results from your environmental efforts it is key that you set realistic environmental targets and objectives and implement relevant KPIs to measure your performance. As the old business adage says: ‘you can’t manage what you can’t measure’.
This article sets out the key steps to consider when setting environmental targets and objectives.
If you have recently had to complete a tender document you would likely have had a number of sustainability or environmental tender questions to complete.
For smaller organisations these questions are often a major stumbling block for two reasons:
- Many organisations have not got an environmental management system (I.e. Iso14001) or any evidence to support their claims
- Some organisations are so put off by these questions that they decide not to submit a proposal
This article provides guidance to help you address both these concerns and also have confidence that your answers will score highly when evaluated.