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Secrets of Green Business

Simple Green Business Secrets

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Secrets of Green Business

  1. 1. TheSimpleSecretsofGreen Business<br />A Small Presentation on Secrets of Green Business. Just the Main Points I have mentioned.<br /> Leo Victor<br />
  2. 2. Business is coming under increasing pressure from government, customers and campaigning groups to improve its environmental performance. <br />
  3. 3. Soaring utility and compliance costs are hitting companies where it hurts—on their bottom line.<br />
  4. 4. But there is another way of looking at the green agenda—as an opportunity rather than a threat.<br />
  5. 5. Some Simple Secrets of Green Business Success.<br />Preparing To Go Green—change management, indicators, communication and marketing.<br />Small Steps—the easy actions that will cut waste of materials, water and energy and save you money.<br />Huge Leaps—the really big changes that will make your business truly green by changing your processes, products and business models.<br />Hundreds of handy hints and tips.<br />Includes brainstorming checklists<br />
  6. 6. The ThreeSecretsof GreenBusinessSuccess<br />
  7. 7. Secret No 1:<br />Aiming for mere compliance with environmental legislation is a very expensive hobby. If you have an effluent stream containing a certain amount of a toxic material you may have to install a filter or treatment system to reduce its concentration to a legally acceptable level. If the law tightens in the future, you may have to decommission that system and install a more effective<br />alternative. This can and does happen several times over a matter of years,<br />leading to great expense. <br />If, on the other hand, you design the toxin out of the process, then you will never need to purchase or maintain a treatment system again.<br />Understandthebusinesscase<br />Treat the environmental agenda as an opportunity, not a threat. Grasp it with both hands but, whatever you do, don’t forget you are still running a business.<br />
  8. 8. Secret No 2:<br />● eco-efficiency which is largely concerned with quantities of materials and<br />energy; <br />.<br />● eco-system models which are largely concerned with the type of materials<br />and energy and how we use them<br />What to do<br />Follow the eco-system model of environmental sustainability or, where you can’t, be eco-efficient by a factor of 10.<br />
  9. 9. Secret No 3:<br />How to do it<br />Take some huge leaps and lots of small steps.<br />
  10. 10. Preparing To Go Green<br />The essentials of change <br />Creating a culture for change <br />Environmental management systems <br />Measuring performance <br />Creating a strategy <br />External communication<br />
  11. 11. Small Steps<br />Doing things right <br />Pollution incident prevention <br />Waste minimization and recycling <br />Energy efficiency <br />Water conservation <br />Greening your supply chain <br />Transport<br />Carbon offsetting<br />
  12. 12. Huge Leaps<br />Doing the right thing <br />Cleaner production <br />Renewable energy <br />Green buildings <br />Industrial Symbiosis <br />Eco-design <br />Product service systems <br />Exploiting synergies<br />
  13. 13. Final Thoughts<br />understand the business case: be proactive, grasp the opportunity, but don’t forget you are a business, not a charity;<br />follow the ecological model of sustainability, or where you can’t, be eco-efficient by a factor 10;<br />take huge leaps and small steps.<br />
  14. 14. So why don’t you get started.presented by :Leo victor<br />

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    Dec. 6, 2010
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    Jun. 17, 2015

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