Sustainability:. What is it and what does it mean for your business?. Rebbecca Page – Sustainability Advisor. First things first…. What on earth is she talking About?. Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World - 2014. The 3 ‘P’s : P eople, P lanet and P rosperity.
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What is it and what does it mean for your business?
Rebbecca Page – Sustainability Advisor
Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World - 2014
‘the capacity to endure’
By looking after the planet, people and prosperity you are positioning your business to be a resilient and lasting one.
As our demand increases and the capacity to meet this demand declines, society moves into a narrower portion of the funnel. As the funnel narrows there are fewer options and less room to manoeuvre. Organisations that continue business-as-usual; are likely to hit the walls of the funnel, and fail.
Forward looking organisations can position themselves to avoid the squeeze of the funnel and invest toward opening the walls and creating a truly sustainable and rewarding future.
Measuring the three ‘P’s
Corporate Social Responsibility
Recent analysis of Laminex Sales Fleet showed that by simply reducing petrol use by 10% would save 4,700 kg CO2and over$25,000 in twelve months.
This is as easy as:
Replacing ONE 1000w Halogen security light with a 30w LED giving equivalent light and functionality (3 hrs per night):
Cost per year $657.00
CO2 emissions per year 3217.1kg
30w LED lamp:
Cost per year $19.71
CO2 emissions per year 96.5kg
Savings per year: $637.29 and 3120.6 kg CO2
Laminex New Zealand’s commitment to the environment.
This strategy reflects our belief that action must follow good intentions and ambitious goals.