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The Pros and Cons of the 4 Major Green Certifications

The Pros and Cons of the 4 Major Green Certifications

Green certifications are useful in promoting a business’s green credentials to your customers, prospective clients and employees. But which one is right for an SME? In this article I have summarised the pros and cons of four mainstream green standards and environmental certifications. ISO14001 – The Environmental Management System The most recognised environmental certification is…

Why going green at work makes perfect business sense

Why going green at work makes perfect business sense

Whenever I work with an organisation on improving their environmental performance there are always a few people in the company who bring a good dose of scepticism about the merits of going green. I really like these people as they tend to be the ones that become the biggest green advocates as initiatives are implemented…

Is the cloud subscription model unsustainable?

Is the cloud subscription model unsustainable?

The concept of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) rose to prominence at the same time that cloud computing was gaining in popularity and public perception a few years ago. Although SaaS means software-as-a-service, for many cloud providers the second “S” in SaaS might as well mean ‘subscription’. In the past few years the amount of software that is…

Sustainability and Cloud Computing

Sustainability and Cloud Computing

Mary Cummings of the excellent Work Your Way has been contributing to The Small Business Blog for a number of months now, so it was only fair that I wrote a piece for her website too! Head on over there now to read about my thoughts on Cloud Computing and sustainability in this exclusive article…

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