We all want to run environmentally friendly businesses, but admit it, it’s not easy to determine where to even start. World Trade Magazine has a feature article, “8 Steps to a Greener Supply Chain”, that takes the time to map out the proverbial “green-brick-road” to more eco-friendly businesses operations.
Starting with the direct question:
“Why do you want to be green, and what is your current carbon footprint?”
they lay the groundwork for a solid, sound, decision-making process via their detailed outline. Discussing the development of a business model, transportation considerations, leed certified buildings, packaging reduction, education and training, carbon credits, waste reduction, and recycling; the author, April Terreri, covers everything. This is one of those “must reads” for any business.