30 Sep '11, 5pm

Small Businesses Set Their Sights on Sustainability

There are many ways to interpret the term sustainability, but whether it means environmental performance, corporate citizenship, longterm business perspectives or all three, it is a growing priority for businesses of all sizes. We spoke to many small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to find out how smaller companies can implement sustainable business practices for the benefit of the environment, their communities, their customers and their bottom line. There can be no doubt that sustainability has become an important priority for many businesses across Europe and North America over the last decade as leading companies have recognized that successful sustainability performance translates to successful business performance. But sustainability means so much more than reducing greenhouse gas emissions or improving energy efficiency. It also means businesses becoming more in...

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