How Any Business Can Be Better For The Planet

Two focuses of my blog are Financial Literacy/Money and Business/Entrepreneurship. A major concern for many businesses today is their impact on the environment. The following contributed post is entitled, How Any Business Can Be Better For The Planet.

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It’s an aim that most people are keen to achieve, but one that can nonetheless be surprisingly hard to actually get – making sure that your business is as good for the planet as possible. If you are keen to try and make this particular kind of improvement to your company, then there are a lot of ways that you can go about it – but you will obviously be keen to ensure that you are doing it in the most efficient and effective way possible. So let’s take a look at how you can make your business better for the planet in no time at all.

Change Processes

First of all, consider changing any major processes that you might need to change, especially those top-down ones which affect the entire business’ processes. If you can do that, it should mean that you are going to have a much better chance of your entire business being so much better for the planet, and that is exactly what we are aiming for here of course. So change those processes where necessary and you will find that you are already in a much better position regarding your business’ effect on the environment.

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Opt For Better Tools

It’s also important that you are looking at which tools and materials you are using, because some are always going to be better than others when it comes to the ability to be eco-friendly. As long as you mostly use reusable and recyclable materials, you are going to feel a lot better about your green credentials. Depending on the nature of the business and what industry you are in, that might involve using something like voidformer or whatever else. The important thing is that you are using whatever is necessary in each case to be as eco-friendly as possible.

Set An Example

You can also make a difference by how you set an example to the world, especially if yours is a brand that is generally quite trusted. If you are thinking of trying to do this, then you might want to think about how you are going to make it work, and mostly it comes down to actually walking the walk. As well as that, you should focus on your branding to ensure that you are clear about your green credentials and that they are out there for all to see. Once you have done that, the rest should more or less fall into place.

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Offer Remote Work

Finally, there is much to be said for offering your employees remote work, and this is something that you should definitely consider if you are keen to make sure that your employees are going to be doing their own part in terms of caring for the planet too. Remote work means fewer expenditures, but also that your impact on the planet as a company is going to be much less, so it’s really important that you are thinking about this in particular. With more remote work comes a better world.

Author: anwaryusef

Anwar Y. Dunbar is a Regulatory Scientist. Being a naturally curious person, he is also a student of all things. He earned his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor’s Degree in General Biology from Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). Prior to starting the Big Words Blog Site, Anwar published and contributed to numerous research articles in competitive scientific journals reporting on his research from graduate school and postdoctoral years. After falling in love with writing, he contributed to the now defunct, and the Edvocate where he regularly wrote about: Education-related stories/topics, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Financial Literacy; as well as conducted interviews with notable individuals such as actor and author Hill Harper. Having many influences, one of his most notable heroes is author, intellectual and speaker, Malcolm Gladwell, author of books including Outliers and David and Goliath. Anwar has his hands in many, many activities. In addition to writing, Anwar actively mentors youth, works to spread awareness of STEM careers, serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the David M. Brown Arlington Planetarium, serves as Treasurer for the JCSU Washington, DC Alumni Chapter, and is active in the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Ministry at the Alfred Street Baptist Church. He also tutors in the subjects of biology, chemistry and physics. Along with his multi-talented older brother Amahl Dunbar (designer of the Big Words logos, inventor and a plethora of other things), Anwar is a “Fanboy” and really enjoys Science-Fiction and Superhero movies including but not restricted to Captain America Civil War, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Prometheus. He is a proud native of Buffalo, NY.

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