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The Green Business Showcase

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Green Business Showcase

What is a green business showcase anyway?….

We live in a world, were everything is disposable and nothing is sacred. Waste and litter, land fills and scrap heaps, but why is it like this when it really doesn’t have to be, and why do so many think this planet has an unlimited amount of resources that will never run dry? Is it a lack of caring, or is it just a lack of understanding.

Amazingly, we can make major changes with a few simple tweaks that will  have such a big impact. Changes that don’t cost as much as you might think, were as the alternative literally costs the earth.

Despite our lack of blogging on greener issues, the UK has the potential to lead the way with a few more changes, we are currently in the top 5 countries for Green Energy. Europe is currently the greenest continent.

Now here are the top 10 Greenest Countries, some of which I am sure you will be surprised to see….

  • Number 10 – Columbia
  • Number 9 – Cuba
  • Number 8 – Austria
  • Number 7 – France
  • Number 6 – Mauritius 
  • Number 5 – Norway
  • Number 4 – Sweden
  • Number 3 – Costa Rica
  • Number 2 – Iceland
  • Number 1 – Switzerland

“Your business is probably greener than you think”….

Being green can mean a number of things,  the most popular things that spring to mind when people talk about being green are Green Energy, Environmental, Low Carbon and Health and Safety. But in actual fact you could be a lot greener than you think, and more and more businesses will only deal with companies who have good green credentials.

Here are some other ways you too might be greener

  • Greener IT Systems (using greener energy saving components)
  • Car sharing or Battery operated cars
  • Giving to Charities and a fantastic CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)
  • Health and Well being for you and your staffing
  • Fitness
  • Home Grown
  • Organic Produce
  • No Chemicals
  • Upcycling
  • Natural Ingredients
  • Locally Sourced
  • Social Media (Greener Marketing). . . . the list goes on, with many other sectors and business practices

The Green Business Showcase is for green business as well as businesses who want to grow that can be initiated by being a greener business, with funding available for those who require it.

Working to create a much brighter world with more business, more jobs, more security, developing upon new ideas for a sustainable future for all of us. The futures bright, the future is Green.

Join us at The Liner Hotel, Lord Nelson Street L3 5QB on Tuesday 15th July for the Official IFB Green Business Showcase.

Here is the link to the event on our website :

http://www.secondskinevents.co.uk/th_event/green-business-showcase/

Register for networking here:

http://www.eventbrite.com/e/official-ifb-green-business-showcase-tickets-11846024779

IFB Hub event listing

http://www.ifb2014.com/Green-Business-Showcase-e469.html

Stephanie Hughes
Author: Stephanie Hughes

Second Skin Events produce key corporate and specialist events, launches, awards and parties, as well as providing SME's with a network of likeminded individuals to improve business strategies and drive performance within the workplace.

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