First Steps to Environmental Management

Before you launch in to thinking about lighting, recycling and everything else that might need to be part of your approach to environmental management, there are three essential steps to take. STEP ONE. MAKE SURE SENIOR MANAGEMENT ARE COMMITTED AND ENGAGED. If you’re the boss or you’re a sole trader, then you’ve got this covered already. […]

Environmental Management | Why Bother?

If you run a small business or other type of small organisation, your time is precious. Simply doing the basics can be a big enough challenge from day-to-day. Thinking about managing your environmental impacts may feel like a tall order but here’s five reasons why it’s a very smart business move. 1. INCREASE THE MARKETS OR […]

Sustainable Business | The Patagonia Story

“Anyone who thinks you can have infinite growth on a finite planet is either a madman or an economist” (Kenneth Boulding) Let My People Go Surfing is Yvon Chouinard’s story of outdoor equipment brand Patagonia. It is, as Naomi Klein puts it in her Foreword, the story of “a sincere attempt to address the core tension between the market’s demand […]