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This presentation talks about the Business practices a company should adopt for development and progress.

This presentation talks about the Business practices a company should adopt for development and progress.

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  • 1. Understanding…SustainableBusiness Practices
  • 2. Spark of Progress or a fire of destruction?
  • 3. Climate Change: Whose responsibility is it?
  • 4. Our climate is Changing…would you change to prevent this irreversible “CHANGE”
  • 5. What do this creature expect?
  • 6. NO…They expect ACTION !!
  • 7. Corporates and Small & medium Business ignore this
  • 8. Green practices and it’s impact They will help you..
  • 9. 1 2 3 4Save money Adapt environmentally sustainable working practices and enhance energy efficiency which lead to significant cost savings.
  • 10. 1 2 3 4Win new Business There is growing pressure from society, government and customers for businesses to act in an environmentally responsible way.
  • 11. 1 2 3 4Enhance reputation Customers and the public increasingly demand that businesses behave in an environmentally ethical way. Those that fail to meet these expectations risk causing damage to their brand.
  • 12. 1 2 3 4 The same technologies that help reduce your carbon footprint can at the same time result in significant efficiency gains.
  • 13. Defining your path for Green Business..
  • 14. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Reduce & Measure your Carbon footprintIf you don’t measure, you wont everimprove.. So keep tracking
  • 15. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Adopt Flexible work timing & green tech.Reduce congestion on the roads and ineffect reduce pollution & adopt smartenvironment friendly fuels.
  • 16. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Work from home25 % increase in productivity gain50 % increase in productivity18 % increase in motivationKeeps worker’s happyEnvironment friendly
  • 17. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7Reduce Office space & Environmentfriendly
  • 18. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Use Internet for communicationsa. b. c.a. Voice over IP reduces materials used and power requiredb. Wi-fiat coffee shops to connect to the office network whileon meeting toursc. Online training reduces paper, money & travel
  • 19. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Cloud Computing and Online database a. b.a. Whether its Google or Microsoft, use Cloud Computing to maximize server utilization and save space.b. Embrace electronic signatures technologies, for saving of paper as well as easy and faster review and signature.
  • 20. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Use sustainable packaging & recyclable productsa. Use Less Packaging Or Opt for Sustainable Packagingb. Recycle paper as much as possible as well as try to use reduced packaging.
  • 21. Making Business Sustainable? How?
  • 22. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7Opt Online Marketing Use online marketing, especially on social networking sites to provide maximum coverage with minimum environmental impact.
  • 23. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7Green IT Solutions Invest in Green IT solutions, the energy efficiency of the average sever has gone up 10 times in the last 5 years.
  • 24. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7“Switch off” when not in use Offices consume 70% more electricity than households. Switch off computers and laptops when not in use.
  • 25. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7Switch to energy efficient lighting
  • 26. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7Use recyclable stationery & save paper
  • 27. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7Source Low Carbon Footprint products
  • 28. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7Choose Greener suppliers
  • 29. Did you know … UK 70 Million Sq Meters of Office Space is unnecessarily lit accounting £ 450 Million
  • 30. Did you know …Leaving all office lights consumes enough energy to make 1000cups of tea
  • 31. Did you know …Switching off Non Essential equipment Saves enough energy torun a small car for 35 miles.
  • 32. Did you know …Every employee in Dubai, reduces 2 working days of travel a yearwe could save 1,000,000 tonnes of CO2
  • 33. Did you know …Solomon Islands are disappearing due to rising sea levelsand climate change.
  • 34. Can we make Sustainability a reality ??
  • 35. Because its just not a planetIts Home for millions of us
  • 36. Presentation by: Ganesh Gupta