The Business Case For Sustainable Design
What are the consequences of your current business practices?
Is it possible to create the perfect product or service? One that is profitable, yet benefits the environment and society simultaneously? The answer is yes, and many forward thinking companies are taking the initiative to integrate sustainable design practices into the way they do business. The truth is that it is not difficult to take incremental steps towards positive change – all it takes is for you to think big and start small.
It is no secret that there are serious environmental consequences to the way many business practices are currently conducted and it’s a fact that our natural resources are depleting, increasing the cost of materials. Social equality or the ability to fulfill the needs of everyone involved with the production of a product or service is also lacking in many corporations. By rethinking factors such as material use, production processes, packaging, transport, consumption and disposal – basically, the entire life-cycle of your product – you can make a huge positive impact on the environment and society, and also increase your profits. It’s a win-win-win situation.
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