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10 Benefits of Waste as a Source of Energy

Conversion of waste to energy falls low in the hierarchy of waste management. It is less preferred in comparison to reduce, reuse and recycle. But in present times it may not always be possible to follow the 3Rs in many cases. Also, what are the options for managing waste after it has already been created […]

What is Sustainability?

What is sustainability? Why is sustainability important? How can we be sustainable? These are some of various questions that come up one’s mind these days. Let us discuss sustainability in simple terms and what it means. Sustainability is derived from the Latin word sustinere meaning “to hold up”. English dictionaries define sustain as “support”, “maintain” […]

5 Areas Where Sustainable Practices Help Businesses Profit

Depleting natural resources, fast developments of emerging economies, apparent changes to the climatic equilibrium and various other factors are driving businesses to unprecedented changes. Business leaders can profit by integrating sustainability into their strategic goals and value-chain while securing competitive advantage. Businesses can improve short and long-term profitability by adopting sustainable practices. Sustainable development is […]

3 Ways You Can Have a Green Business

With growing awareness among consumers for eco-friendly products, it is becoming highly important for businesses to adopt and implement green strategies. It’s not only the requirement of customers but also compliance to regulations and reduction in operating costs that drive the implementation of environment-friendly methods in business. On the face of it, it appears to […]

Energy Management Makes Perfect Business Sense

Managing and reducing energy saves money, helps fight climate change and enhances corporate reputation. Energy management makes perfect business sense. According to the Carbon Trust, “Energy management is the systematic use of management and technology to improve an organisation’s energy performance. It needs to be integrated, proactive, and incorporate energy procurement, energy efficiency and renewable energy […]