Growing Green: How the planet and your business can both thrive

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It’s impossible to ignore the challenges of climate change.

In 2021, Australia and California were ravaged by wildfires, while in Europe, 2020 was the hottest year on record, and the peak of the Greenland Ice Sheet experienced rain for the first time in recorded history. Nations and states are scrambling to put together a coordinated response to these global challenges, and all businesses must play a role.

You might be thinking, in the cut-throat world of business, who cares? It turns out, everyone! From customers and CEOs all the way to investors, everyone you deal with cares. As Paul Hawken (Environmentalist & Entrepreneur) says “Being a good human being is good business”.

Going green in the manufacturing industry and as a manufacturer, may seem daunting, expensive and tedious, but when you take it step by step you’ll be there in no time. Not only that, if done properly, you can also grow your business and allow it to flourish.

By going green you are working to ensure the future of your manufacturing business. So what can you do to start your going green journey, where do you start?

The first thing you can do is research, research and research. Understand your options, the costs and how they will affect your business. We recommend downloading Sage UKI’s, free, Growing Green: How the planet and your business can both thrive cheatsheet.

This cheatsheet details why your key stakeholders care about going green, a list of next steps, information around sustainability reporting and how to make use of your business management software.

Sound good? Then get downloading and begin your Growing Green journey!

Are you a manufacturer that would like to discuss how Sage 200 can assist you in going green? Contact us today via the enquiry form or call us on 01332 959 008.

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