Tag: sustainable business

What is sustainability reporting?

Sustainability reporting is the process of measuring and documenting an organization’s social, economic, environmental, and governance performance. It shows what a company does to reduce its negative impacts on society as well as what it does for positive change. Measuring these four areas can help companies make better decisions about strategic priorities like where to focus their resources or which charities to donate to. Sustainability reporting is also a way for…

What is a sustainable business?

What is a sustainable business?  Sustainability in business refers to the idea of balancing economic, environmental, and social demands. It’s not enough to focus on just one or two aspects; in order for a company to be sustainable, it needs to consider all three areas. In this blog post, we will discuss what sustainability means for your business and how you can implement sustainable practices into your daily operations in…

How to Become a Sustainable Business: A Roadmap

What do you want your business to look like in the future? Do you want it to be sustainable and environmentally friendly, or is that just an afterthought for now? This post will guide you on how to set goals for sustainability and follow through with a plan that will get you there! Are You Ready to Become a Sustainable Business? This article discusses the importance of setting sustainable business…

Commercial solar

What is commercial solar?  This question may seem simple, but it has a complicated answer. Commercial Solar refers to any type of system that converts sunlight into electricity for commercial use. It includes both photovoltaic (PV) systems and concentrating solar power (CSP). The main difference between PV and CSP is the type of technology used to create steam or heat energy from the sun’s rays. A typical commercial PV system…

Solar generation informed using machine learning.

For those of you who have been following the development of solar power production, there is a new trend in forecasting– machine learning. Machine learning has become popular for all kinds of purposes; from predicting movie box-office success to identifying spam emails. So what can it do for a solar forecast? The answer may surprise you: actually predict how much solar power will be produced. You can’t predict with certainty…

System Perspective – Design for Eco-Products

Most people don’t realize that sustainable design is a lot more than just designing an eco-friendly product. It involves understanding all the steps that go into your product and how they affect the environment, from packaging to production to disposal. What’s even more important is analyzing these impacts using a system perspective. To help you with this, we’re going to dive deep into what system perspectives are, how they work,…

Benefits of sustainability in business: 5 examples of sustainable companies

What are the benefits of sustainability? As the world becomes more conscious about sustainability and the environment, many businesses are going green. In this blog post, we will look at five (5) different inspirational examples of businesses that have gone green. These include both large and small companies. They illustrate a variety of ways in which you can reduce your company’s ecological footprint by using sustainable practices. 1. Coca-Cola sustainability…

Five (5) go green benefits for a sustainable business

Go green concept is a step by step approach and can be implemented by taking a systems approach. Your business just needs to start somewhere and with time, you will have a strategy to assist you to move forward with your going green strategies. In that regard, businesses are increasingly going green in an effort to be eco-friendly and save money. Whether you’re a service company or a product-oriented company,…

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Earth Day 2020 is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day.

Earth Day 2020 is the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day although unfortunately, the world is facing global sustainability issues such as COVID 19, climate change, and other issues. Achieving sustainability is a work in progress and calls for a constant evolution of technologies, ideas, and concepts to develop solutions that are practical and effective. Sustainability solutions will be resilient and focused on overcoming technical and policy barriers that prevent the…

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Where to dispose of batteries

The battery technology just like solar PV technology continues to advance and today there are various types of batteries being used to help power equipment or store energy for electricity. As the solar PV sector continues to grow whether with on-grid or off-grid solar applications; the battery technology will help to accelerate the increased adoption of solar PV in domestic, commercial and utility sectors and other renewable energy technologies that…