Today the list of companies that say they are going green and becoming more sustainable is a mile long. Businesses are clamoring to make claims regarding all of their efforts to make products designed for a cleaner planet and a more conscious public. However, we find time and time again that much of this hype is just lip service and the actual changes and investments are small or nonexistent.
Though many companies say they are going green, few are legitimately implementing the steps to make real changes. A lot of them recognize that consumers are invested in a more sustainable change and are taking advantage of the green movement without seriously making strides to reduce waste and emissions. The companies that actually are working towards significant, lasting positive impacts are much less common.
Many of the companies that fall into this smaller category aren’t just making changes that make them more sustainable. They have most likely also made meaningful changes to their company policies. These changes are strong and clearly communicated policies and practices that the company plans to implement in the name of going green and becoming more sustainable.
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The goal of any new business is to make money, but what if you could fill your bank account and help protect the planet?
There’s no shortage of benefits to starting an earth-friendly business. Today’s consumer is more eco-conscious than ever and no longer makes purchasing decisions based solely on price and quality. In fact, people are pushing brands to help them be more environmentally aware, 88% to be exact.
The visual below will show you 7 sustainable business ideas:
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If you’re a brand that values sustainability, it’s important to know what Greenwashing is and why it’s problematic. Greenwashing is when a company markets its product or brand as “green” without doing the heavy lifting to ensure that it lives up to this claim.
The term has been around since the 1980s but has recently been seeing a resurgence as the population becomes more aware of our impact on the environment.
Many companies try to increase their credibility by adopting green practices or putting their “greenest” foot forward, but for many companies, it’s just marketing. They don’t actually care about the environment or practice green initiatives company-wide.
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As we progress, we’re seeing the importance of going green day by day. Global warming is here, and the only way to stop it is by reducing pollution. Many ideas have been brought to the table to facilitate this. Among the most discussed is the recycling business, as recycling is one of the safest ways to dispose of pollutants. For a successful recycling business, you need prior knowledge of the materials to recycle and how to recycle them.
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The arrival of COVID-19 has changed our lives in many ways, especially how and where we work. Back in 2019, the idea of working from home was a fantasy that many of us wanted but few ever obtained, but the pandemic has forced many companies to transition to a remote workforce to follow social distancing guidelines and keep their businesses open.
One of the great things about big businesses is their knack for doing their part to reduce their carbon footprint by using renewable energy resources and eliminating waste. You can continue this tradition at home by creating an eco-friendly remote office that will pair productivity with smart choices to help our environment thrive. Let’s look at how we can do just that.
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