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Sustainability

Sustainability

Sustainable business is not just a fairly recent buzzword, but it is also an area that can provide organisations with a competitive advantage. Sustainability in business is important to ensure that business operations are able to continue into the long term with minimal impact on society and its resources. Often sustainability in business has meant increases in costs. Research into this area has found this to be far from the truth.

Green Business

Green Business

As an opening generalization, environmental (or “green”) issues revolve around concepts such as pollution, degradation of the environment and ecological sustainability. An established subtopic of environmental concerns is whether green business is good business. Effective green business is any business that is both economically and environmentally sustainable, that operates in an environmentally friendly fashion and leaves the smallest environmental footprint (or impact) upon surrounding ecologies.