© Earthly Gains Ltd 2017

Sustainability is good for business

There are lots of things competing for attention in every business, so why invest time and money on sustainability? Because being more sustainable makes you more competitive. Here are some examples of the benefits that show what return you can expect for your investment   Cost savings from using less material and energy use and from producing less waste Improved ability to meet customers’ needs Enhanced reputation with customers Help to attract investors Improved employee retention Greater innovation Look at some of the examples below and contact us to find out how we can help your company benefit.
A food manufacturer used sustainability approaches to highlight issues and found that its cleaning methods were wasting product and water. It installed new cleaning-in-place technology, recovering an extra 173 tonnes of product a year and reducing water use by 2,000 m 3 .
A wine shipping company used sustainability approaches and identified improvements to packaging that saved £45,000 per year and reduced cardboard by 19 tonnes.
A services company with established sustainability policies set up a supplier support programme to help reduce risk and deepen relationships with its suppliers. It was able to develop a new, low-energy lighting system that appealed to customers, increasing sales.
A railway services company introduced sustainability policies that helped it meet a potential client’s expectations and gain appointment to its supplier framework.
Environmental, social, and governance factors relevant to a company’s business can provide essential insights into management effectiveness and thus a company’s long-term prospects. Larry Fink Chairman and Chief Executive Officer BlackRock, Inc
© Martin Gibson, trading as Earthly Gains, 2017

Sustainability is good for business

There are lots of things competing for attention in every business, so why invest time and money on sustainability? Because being more sustainable makes you more competitive. Here are some examples of the benefits that show what return you can expect for your investment   Cost savings from using less material and energy use and from producing less waste Improved ability to meet customers’ needs Enhanced reputation with customers Help to attract investors Improved employee retention Greater innovation Look at some of the examples below and contact us to find out how we can help your company benefit.
A railway services company introduced sustainability policies that helped it meet a potential client’s expectations and gain appointment to its supplier framework.
A wine shipping company used sustainability approaches and identified improvements to packaging that saved £45,000 per year and reduced cardboard by 19 tonnes.
A food manufacturer used sustainability approaches to highlight issues and found that its cleaning methods were wasting product and water. It installed new cleaning-in-place technology, recovering an extra 173 tonnes of product a year and reducing water use by 2,000 m 3 .
A services company with established sustainability policies set up a supplier support programme to help reduce risk and deepen relationships with its suppliers. It was able to develop a new, low-energy lighting system that appealed to customers, increasing sales.