The ICAEW in conjunction with Grant Thorntan produces quarterly Business Confidence Monitor (BCM) reports. BCM is one of the largest and most comprehensive quarterly reviews...
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Almost all businesses use transport of some kind, whether it’s to transport products, to meet clients, or for commutes to work. The true environmental impact of your business takes in all these areas. With the price of fuel at the pumps on a steady increase, it doesn’t matter what your views on climate change are, the fact we are reliant on an expensive resource we have very limited control over, is worrying for us all.
Even the small decisions such as which webhost to use can have a huge impact when combined with millions of others who make the same small decision. Did you know that the net effect of running the servers for all of the servers in the United States is equal to that of five nuclear power plants?
When assessing the impact of your business on the environment and community in which you operate, it is common practice to assess all the inputs to your business. But how many of us would add ethical and environmental factors to our decision making process in selecting our bankers?
Setting up and running a business brings its own challenges, especially in the current economic climate. Setting up and running a business which aims to be environmentally sustainable and ethically sound can add to these challenges.