"Environmentally-friendly business practices are as necessary for the bottom line as they are for the planet."
Despite pressing economic worries, the environment remains a top concern for consumers the world over. And that means environmentally-friendly business practices are as necessary for the bottom line as they are for the planet, says Joe Veilleux, president of Euromed USA (euromedusa.com).
According to the Office Depot Small Business Index, 61 percent of small businesses are actively trying to go greener and 70 percent of small businesses anticipate becoming more environmentally conscious over the next two years.
What Does "Going Green" Really Mean To The Average Small Business Owner?
By Karen Kobelski
It's all the rage to talk about green cities, green businesses, and green policies. It makes sense in the big picture to take care of the planet we're on. But what does "going green" really mean to the average small business owner?
Ways to Help You Save Money as Well as the Planet
By Steve Adams
When economic times are good, the spirit of altruism seems to come to the forefront. Individuals and organizations look for ways they can make a positive impact on other people and their surroundings — even if it costs them a little more. Making sure the business is environmentally-friendly is one of those activities.
Entrepreneur Creates Eco-Friendly Business after Noting Scrap Silk Material Destined For Landfills
By Home Business Magazine
What do you think of when you look at a knot? Jasmine Fullman thinks of friendship, goodwill, peace, prosperity and happiness; these are the foundation values of Naturally Knotty. Jasmine is the founder and owner of Naturally Knotty, a home-based business that creates and sells a wide spectrum of one-of-a-kind eco-fashions for women, including totes, clutches, wraps, baby items, and more.
Ways for Small Businesses to Save Money without Spending Money
Do you own a small business? Are you strapped for cash? Do you find it hard to pay your vendors or employees? The economic downturn is prompting business owners to reexamine all costs to figure out where they can cut down. The perception is that going green costs more money, but that isn’t true. The following are small adjustments that any business can take that will save a bundle — for free!
No matter what your current personal and/or business financial status, the fact is the United States’ and the world’s economy are in an ongoing upheaval with uncertain job markets and rises in fuel costs and living expenses.
Most Online Shoppers Believe Ecommerce Companies Should Look to Green Service Providers
Web hosting company 1&1 Internet Inc. (http://www.1and1.com), today released research conducted in association with Wired Magazine which identifies the latest “green expectation” from consumers — that virtual shops should now run more green operations.