Month: October 2017

Five tips for how to go green at home while saving money!

What are the five tips for how to go green at home?  How to go green at home was first introduced in the article titled “what is going green”  where going green was defined as the process of knowing your sustainability impact and then acting on it to reduce your specific environmental burdens through continuous improvement. Based on this definition, we can approach going green as an interesting process for…

Easy simple ways to reduce your carbon footprint

Today the term reducing your carbon footprint is popular in many businesses as well as personal circles. It is a term used when talking about corporate social responsibility strategies in the business world and used in communities that embraces the concept of sustainability where sustainable living is appreciated for its broader environmental and social benefits around the world. For instance, when it comes to reducing your carbon footprint the location…

what is going green

Some corporate social responsibility examples

Let’s define corporate social responsibility (CSR) Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is defined as a concept in which companies through a voluntary approach integrate social and environmental concerns in their business operations while at the same time engaging their stakeholders. It is doing the right thing and being socially responsible while going beyond mandatory compliance obligations or regulations that are usually set by the government. CSR and Sustainability CSR and sustainability…

how many solar panels do I need

What is Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and is solar energy a good candidate for a CSR project?

Implementing and integrating the concept of sustainability into a company’s business model is increasingly been embraced by companies that want to improve their image and reputation while creating brands that are not only driven by making profits, but also taking a triple bottom line approach. A triple-bottom line approach ensures social and environmental considerations are integrated into a company’s business model and as a result such an organization will consider…

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How to adopt a green office for business

With the growing concerns of climate change and the need to move towards sustainability, many companies have realized that integrating sustainability into their business operations is not only profitable but helps to improve a company’s image while building its competitive edge. Today we see big corporations as well as small companies developing sustainability strategies that help them to innovate, create value and perform well in the marketplace because consumers are…

are solar panels worth it

How much will a solar panel cost? Are solar panels worth it to install on your rooftop!

Solar Panel Cost and Variables When people are trying to determine the cost of solar panels, they need to take many different factors into account. For one thing, the cost of solar panels will vary tremendously based on the energy requirements of a given household or business. There are also tax credits and rebates and state incentives to consider, since all of these potential discounts can affect the ultimate cost…

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Some things you may need to know about switching to solar

Solar energy is an advanced technology, and like most advanced technologies, it´s easy to consider it out of reach for the average Joe. Although, the initial outlay of fitting solar panels is costly, these prices have dropped year on year. To fit a comprehensive solar system onto your home will cost around the same price as a new car. Of course, unlike a car a solar panel will make you…