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Green Business Ideas – Drivers And Benefits Of Green Business

Green Business Ideas

Greening your business can be a great way to reduce costs, win business and inspire your staff. In this article we 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 […]

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How To Answer Environmental Tender Questions

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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: No 1. Many organisations have not got an ISO14001 Environmental Management System or any evidence to […]

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Shared Value And Long-Term Competitiveness

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Shared value – the idea that social issues can be incorporated into core business strategies to benefit both society and a firm’s financial success – has received renewed attention with the recent publication  of Michael Porter’s article in the Harvard Business Review (I highly recommend the read). The shared value message is not very different […]

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Environmental Targets And Objectives

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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. […]

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Sustainability Strategy – Inside Out

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Sustainability is, at its core, a fundamentally strategic issue, but how many companies see it that way? If one had to rank sustainability performance on a continuum, one might see that companies could be categorised into 3 groups:  they are either ‘laggards’, ‘adopters’ or ‘forerunners’. Laggards Laggards have little or no interest in the implications […]

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Green Awards And Certifications – Which Is Right For Your Business?

Green Awards And Certifications

Ever thought about getting certified for your environmental efforts. If so you might have done some research and discovered that there are loads of various types of green awards and certifications on the market. Being able to achieve a green award or green certification is useful as you can use it to confidently promote your […]

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