The pressure to become more eco-friendly as a business and as an individual comes from all directions: employees, the media, the government, clients and customers.
Every business is to some extent, feeling the pressure to behave in a more environmentally responsible way. But doing so requires effort and time that some of us simply do not have.
Environmental advocacy in business surprisingly still divides opinions.
While many are avid proponents of more environmentally responsible business practice, others are still very much in favour of the ‘volume = profit’ business model.
Regardless of size, offering, or sector, businesses have a duty to behave in an environmentally responsible way.
Google the term plastic pollution and you’ll be jolted into the horrifying realisation of what un-recycled plastic is doing to our delicate planet. The enormity of the plastic epidemic is having devastating effects on wildlife, the ocean and as a result, us.
Do you have an innovative business idea that supports the environment?
Office space is available at The Village at Great Marlings in Luton. Spaces from 1, 040-14, 597 square foot are on offer.
Do you have an innovative business idea that supports the environment? The Incuba Business Support and Learning Centre, being opened in Dunstable by Central Bedfordshire Council, is running a Green Business and Innovation Competition.