The environment and the growing threat to it by global warming has been given due emphasis by companies of all sizes. Energy consumption and its reduction has been the focus of the business world and it is heartening to see that micro businesses are deeply involved in this effort.
Small business, like SOHO-, SME, SMB-, Micro-, Lifestyle-, Home-, DIY-, Hobby-, Boomer-, Personal businesses account for a large chunk of the energy consumption of the country and hence their participation in reduction of carbon is vital. The National Association for the Self-Employed released its nifty surveys in June of this year and reported that micro businesses are very environment conscious and are considering the environment and affects to it when making business decisions.
By looking for on-demand IT solutions, businesses can look for ways to reduce carbon use and energy consumption. An online office is an excellent way to reduce carbon footprints and can reduce the amount of paper being used in the business as it puts crucial and relevant information at the fingertips of employers ad employees, and can be accessed from anywhere.
Hat-tip to Microbusiness News Briefs.