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Are There Real Business Benefits of ISO 14001?

Let’s start by asking what an environmental management system is? And I find that many people consider the answer to this to be very vague and varied. However, put very simply, the name is Environmental Management System. This is interesting because what is actually being done as an EMS does not always include the environment, the way the…

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Green Technology – Being Green Means Being Aware and Making Smart Decisions

Digital signage offers certain advantages from the standpoint of environmental protection over traditional printed signs, but that’s not to say the digital medium isn’t without its own set of environmental concerns. Among the most serious are power consumption and the associated carbon footprint of producing the electricity needed to drive the displays and computers that…

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Are There Financial Help Options for Your Green Business?

First, you have brought a lot of hope for the society by going green. The size of your enterprise does not matter because you can get financial help in many avenues. Most of these are funded by the state while others are under the non-governmental organizations that aim at promoting a greener society. For instance,…

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Establishing Metrics For Green Certification

Imagine the extrapolated vision of the Green business problem, if you will. If Green businesses are left to any device to earn a Green status, what is the value of Going Green? As it sits today, a Green business can self-certify in the most ridiculous ways imaginable. The first way to self-certification is to make…

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Turning Green Businesses Into Real Businesses

Everyone knows that green is the way to go in business ventures these days. The problem is that many of these green business startups are struggling. Given the headline making government tax credits and subsidies for these products, how can they continue to struggle and fail? I live in an area of the country that…

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Green Business Opportunities – Profitable Careers For the Environmentally Conscious

Green business opportunities are blossoming in a range of different areas. Career choices are evolving to take advantage of the increased interest in environmentally-friendly practices that will also save people money. Governments are encouraging companies and consumers to invest in green technology, and this is opening up a whole new range of possible career paths.…

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Going Green – Two Easy Ways to Engage Employees in Sustainability

In this economy, everyone is focused on cutting costs to drive higher profitability–since doing it with revenue growth is not practical until we have a sustained recovery. Sustainable business practices are a great context in which to reduce expenses. Sustainability is about using less energy or fewer resources in the course of business. Since both…