20 Apr '11, 3pm

How Online Learning Can Get You Closer to Being a Green Business:

The first and probably most obvious benefit of transitioning to an online LMS is the incredible amount of paper that can be saved. Traditionally, it has been common to print out manuals with company practices or supplying training centers with textbooks, each of which can end up serving as a vacuum of paper waste. Even with the advent of the digital age, it has been estimated that 99 million tons of paper products are consumed in the US each year, and online learning programs are a great way to help reduce your company’s contribution to that number. Through online resources, these textbooks and manuals can be completely eliminated from print form and reformatted for online download and digital e-readers. Not only can your employees now view their training manuals on their e-readers, but the modes of updating the information are much easier. This eliminates waste from havin...

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/04/20/how-online-...

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