11 Jul '11, 3pm

WorldShares pledge: 'I will reduce my business-related carbon footprint by

WorldShares pledge: 'I will reduce my business-related carbon footprint by

Although it’s decidedly not for everyone, shuffling to your den, spare bedroom, kitchen table, mom cave, or backyard office pod at least once a week to perform something that you’d otherwise have to travel to an office space to do can dramatically decrease you business-related carbon footprint. And what about those of us who get all gussied up for work on a regular, nine-to-five basis in an actual office space and regularly travel for meetings? By urging your employer to allow you to teleconference instead of hop on a plane to Topeka or Taipei, you’ll curb your own carbon footprint while enhancing productivity and saving your company a few precious bucks on what would otherwise be spent on airfare, hotels and tasteless breakfast buffets.

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