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In your Ability: Sustainability | SME’s and SMP’s

March 23, 2015 | By | One Comment

When it comes to environmental impacts from energy use, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) contradict their size. Some major international research estimate that globally they are responsible for 70 per cent of anthropogenic pollution from industrial greenhouse gases such as carbon, sulphur and nitrogen dioxides, as well as carcinogenic heavy metals and solvents. In this respect they dwarf the environmental impact of big corporate businesses.

So why is it a hard sell getting SMEs to embrace sustainability?

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Fostering a healthy triple bottom line through sustainable outsourcing

February 16, 2015 | By | No Comments

According to Tanya J. Hall, A Triple Bottom Line is an accounting framework that incorporates three dimensions of performance: social, environmental and financial. This differs from traditional reporting frameworks as it includes ecological and social measures that can be difficult to assign appropriate means of measurement. 

Now, the idea behind managing sustainability through procurement is by maintaining the delicate balance of the triple bottom line- Environmental Stewardship, Economic Prosperity and Social Responsibility.

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Wireless Communication And LAN is it Safe? If not, what do you think is the alternate solution?

February 2, 2015 | By | No Comments

An LCA is a cradle to grave approach that defines any system under its study. It establishes the system boundaries, and defines the inputs and outputs of the given system/product/service. The next stage quantifies the material and energy use of the product, and uses it to quantify the overall impact on the environment. The environmental imapct may be defined in terms of resource and energy consumption, air emissions, and water and solid waste. The final stage aggregates the metrics under specific environmental effects (Global Warming) and aggregates the environmental burdens as per their contribution to these effects. And the final stage reccomends possibilities for improvement and alternate solutions. The product under consideration of LCA is the wired and wireless local area network.

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Why save the planet?

January 19, 2015 | By | No Comments

“God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. But he cannot save them from fools.
-John Muir

Extinction of species is a natural biological phenomenon. But when species become extinct at a rate not seen since the last global mass extinction event, exclusively due to human intervention, is biodiversity loss. For example Johan Rockstrom argues that the rate of extinction of species, today, is estimated to be 100-1,000 times more than what could be considered natural. Read More

Are You Ready to Manage Energy Price Risk?

September 12, 2014 | By | No Comments

– Arthur Ha, Barefoot Economic Services

Now that the Federal government has ‘axed the tax’, energy prices should plummet now, right? Actually, reports from Federal Government agencies don’t see it that way. In fact, there are key economic drivers to expect energy prices to rise in the future. In this article, I will explain why energy prices will rise and what you could do to manage or ‘hedge’ energy price risk.

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7 reasons to have a sustainable business

July 18, 2014 | By |

Through government pressure and consumer demands, sustainability is fast becoming a major factor for business both large and small to consider. So why should you start working towards having a sustainable business?
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Going Green is here to stay

July 18, 2014 | By |

“Going Green” is here to stay and is not a hyped up trend that dwindles off as soon as people become sick of the concept. It is a growing lifestyle influenced by the younger generation’s desire to support sustainable products and business organisations and sincere corporate social responsibility efforts.

Sustainability and living green is found at the top of this list. facts are that over 80% of consumers are more likely to purchase a product from a company that demonstrates sustainability initiatives over one that doesn’t.

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Cleaner – Greener – Telecommunications

October 18, 2013 | By |

Carbontel is the first Green Telecommunications alternative company in the Asia Pacific region.

An important first step for any business is monitoring their carbon emissions. What’s measured can be managed and what’s managed can be reduced by using Carbontel as your telecommunications service provider and carbon offset broker. The management and reduction of business carbon footprints can have a vast impact on tackling climate change than that of individuals, given the greater volume of emissions. It’s also a great opportunity to improve the efficiency of your business and your profit margins and have your customers respect your environmental initiatives. Let is do the work for you and let one of our representatives walk you through our business telecommucations carbon offset packages and calculator to find out how you can reduce your company’s carbon footprint by offsetting through Carbontel with cutting edge digital technologies.