have you thought about going green in your business?

Posted: Mar 20 2017

Have you thought about going green in your business?



As current trends shift to more sustainable business practices, more and more companies are either offering organic packages, and/or going green with their business practices. However, there are still some skeptics out there that are not convinced.

The following list highlights some of the major benefits of "going green" in your business:

 
1. Changing consumer demand
As we become more and more aware of our impact on the environment, consumers are demanding more environmentally options for their purchases. By offering a green package, or going green, environmentally conscious customers will be more inclined to choose your business over the vast amount of competitors in the industry.


2. Marketing opportunities
You can advertise that you offer a green package or that you are a green company and more customers will be drawn to your company. Customers are not going to avoid your company if you are green, but some customers might choose your company based on that option alone.


3. Healthier workplace
The environment can be a very important issue for many employees, especially in this day and age. By "going green" in the workplace, employees can feel more committed to their work because their ideals are in line with the companies values.

Some other benefits include potential reduced costs, tax credits, and knowing that you are doing your part in reducing your environmental impact.

Remember that you can make small choices in your everyday business practices that help. Examples of this include reducing paper consumption (try sending email receipts), reducing energy consumption, and using various environmentally friendly products in your business.
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