Don’t abandon your green policy when recession bites

Going green has steadily made its way to the top of the political agenda in recent years, with government’s throughout the world being forced to wake up to the realities of global warming and climate change. But while we’re all being encouraged to do our bit for the environment, it seems that some employers have shelved their green initiatives until the economic storm blows over in a bid to cut costs. Yet those who don’t abandon their green initiatives will not only help save the planet but save money in the long term too.

Suppose you could save your company £6,000 by doing something as simple as flicking the ‘off’ switch on all electrical equipment at the end of every working week, would you do it? That’s how much money the average company in Wales could save every year for minimum effort, according to the Carbon Trust.

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