Testament to the enormous growth that environmental issues have experienced on the political, business and consumer agenda over recent years firms are now almost expected to run their business in an environmentally sustainable fashion. As a result it has become a critical issue for all professionals to ensure that environmental matters are covered by their firms’ Corporate Social Responsibility (“CSR”) Policy.
Beyond demonstrating their CSR commitment to the wider world, businesses are beginning to realise that understanding climate change and other environmental issues means that they will be better placed to advise and assist their clients on their business needs and to adapt and respond to the challenges that lie ahead.
And, contrary to popular misconceptions, responsible business can save a business money – or even add to profitability – rather than necessarily having to create extra costs.
The Benefits of an Environmental CSR Policy: