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Going green is bringing spring to business balance sheets

With the emergence of environmental concerns, many businesses have started inculcating sustainable practices.Businesses are trying their best to reduce their carbon footprint. Doing so, a business becomes so popular, which works in its interest, as in a business prospers as its green label attracts more and more customers.

Green business is all about people, profit and planet

So many businesses going green seem to be a great business sense. If you think a green business is only beneficial from the planet’s point of view, you are highly mistaken. A green business is lucrative for the planet and for the people altogether. Such businesses have a minimal environmental impact because they use clean energy and natural resources, so they are good for the environment. They are lucrative for the owner, as his business gains traction because people prefer using green products, so that they could contribute their bit to sustain the environment. More customers mean more profit.

People value green brands

Customers today are very careful and concerned about what products they bring into use every day. They enquire about brands and go with the ones they think follow policies that are in favor of the environment.

For instance, many people ensure they but garments ethically made, want to buy furniture that is not the result of reckless deforestation, and want to buy fresh and healthy food items that come from organic farms. The brands that manage to win customer’s trust owing to its green policies and practices are the ones that are flourishing today.

Employees prefer working with Sustainable Companies

A number of reviews support the fact that many job seekers if given a choice, like to work with a green company rather than a non-green organization.This gives a green company a chance to pick the top employees because they want to be a part of their organization. Here are some of the reasons why some candidates prefer working for a company that is environmentally friendly.

It gives an employee the feeling of pride

Two companies share almost the same amount of popularity and enjoy the status of being equally reputed companies. One of them decides to go green and soon that company excels leaving the other company far behind. This happens because a green company enjoys a powerful status for being an organization that is helping sustain the environment. It distinguishes an eco-friendly company from other companies, a highly reputable firm that people praise of for its sustainability. Automatically, the job seekers try to get work in such companies because they get a sense of pride associated to such organizations.

Employee welfare

It gives job seekers a feeling that if a company takes such good care of the environment, it certainly would take care of its employees as well. This happens be it owing to the company’s good will or due to the pressure of maintaining a good rapport of the company; they treat their employees well and take care of their welfare. What better it could be for a job seeker to work with such a company.

A learning example

Employees are always in search of organizations wherein they can learn many things that can help them in their lives. To learn some principles that they could follow in their everyday life and benefit from them is their motive. Green companies serve as such learning examples for their employees. They can draw inspiration from the green initiatives of the company and can follow the same in their lives. This enables them to become responsible corporate citizens.

Green businesses help sustain the planet and they motivate people, the employees to follow the same green principles in their life.

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Dr Prem Jagyasi

Dr Prem is an award winning strategic leader, renowned author, publisher and highly acclaimed global speaker. Aside from publishing a bevy of life improvement guides, Dr Prem runs a network of 50 niche websites that attracts millions of readers across the globe. Thus far, Dr Prem has traveled to more than 40 countries, addressed numerous international conferences and offered his expert training and consultancy services to more than 150 international organizations. He also owns and leads a web services and technology business, supervised and managed by his eminent team. Dr Prem further takes great delight in travel photography.

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