It’s not easy being green – but it is good for business. Sustainability and green initiatives are beneficial not only for the environment, but for attracting talent and making impactful longer-term financial gains.
We evaluate how going green can transform offices and the world at large…
TOP BENEFITS OF GOING GREEN FOR BUSINESS
Consumers, potential hiring talent and investors prefer businesses being green…
Brand giant Unilever’s most sustainable brands grew 46% faster than the rest of its business, representing 70% of its turnover growth, indicating consumer interest.
72% of consumers would be interested in buying a product made from recycled materials.
33.5% of consumers are willing to pay extra for products or services that are environmentally friendly.
52% of employees feel companies should be more environmentally aware.
80% of investors now consider environment, social and governance information when making investment decisions.
IDEAS FOR FURTHER GREEN INITIATIVES
Reuse office materials for packaging, such as boxes, padded envelopes and shredded paper.
Buy office furniture made from responsibly sourced and/or recyclable materials.
Switch to a utilities provider who supplies electricity generated from renewable sources.
Store documents digitally.
Use communication technology more to take flights less.
Replace lightbulbs with low-energy LEDs.
At BE Offices being green is not just something we add to our agenda. Our clients can rest assured that by being in a BE Offices business centre, they are working in an eco-friendly environment.