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How you can green your business


There is a strong business case for going green.

Efforts to increase environmentally sound practices save money, including savings from reduced waste disposal and energy costs.

A green company also benefits from access to contracts with organizations that have sustainable purchasing requirements.

In addition, companies that recognize the benefits of integrating their business systems internally - as well as with other companies and organizations - will find opportunities for improved productivity, innovative business processes, and additional revenue streams.

By embracing green economic development, Vancouver businesses can be more competitive, gain market share, and prepare for carbon regulation, all by improving their environmental performance.

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Sustainable programs for businesses

Learn about programs and incentives you can take advantage of to reduce energy use, save money, and make your business operations more sustainable.

Energy benchmarking for large buildings

Energy benchmarking is the process of tracking and recording a building's energy use and comparing it with that of other buildings similar in size and function. It is a key component of the Retrofit Strategy for Existing Buildings.

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Last modified: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 17:51:09

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