These days, more and more customers expect companies to act according to environmentally sustainable principles. As a business, you have the opportunity to make a big difference while offering your customers the chance to make purchases they can feel good about.
There are plenty of ways to transition toward a more sustainable business model. If you’re not sure where to start, think about what you really want to achieve.
Looking to lower energy costs?
Want to reduce your environmental impact?
See how much of a difference you’re making by tracking expenses or monitoring your energy usage. What are the costs compared to benefits for your business and the community? Pay attention to the changes that have the most impact and double down on those.
If you’re really serious about sustainability, you can work toward getting your business LEED certified. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is the most widely recognized status of sustainability. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED buildings attract tenants, cost less to operate and boost employee productivity and retention. Learn more at the U.S. Green Building Council website.
Becoming a more environmentally sustainable business doesn’t have to be expensive. Learn about simple things you can start right away – the money you save could help you begin larger energy efficiency projects.Get Started