GREEN CONSULTING / SUSTAINABILITY
The Green Consulting / Sustainability addresses multiple issues that industry before has not had to address in the past. With carbon foot print questions and associated carbon credit issues many companies are looking to lower their carbon emissions to gain carbon credits.
Sustainability is an issue that has become a subject that resource intensive industry and governments have increased interest in adapting to that future generations have something to build on.
Sustainability is an issue that is relevant and important to all companies across all industries, although certain industries and organizations may be more directly affected than others. The question of how to meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their needs has important environmental, economic, and social dimensions.
The world's population has more than doubled since 1960; given that fact, combined with economic growth in emerging economies, demand for many natural resources is rising faster than supply. The speed and scale of change in today’s world are unprecedented, resulting in a fast-changing market environment.
This landscape presents not only challenges but also opportunities. The leading companies today can recognize tangible savings through energy efficiency, waste reduction, and more efficient supply-chain management. A focus on sustainability can also be leveraged to create intangible values such as brand recognition, employee motivation, and attraction of top talent.