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From making a commitment to making it mainstream, going green is a journey and this guidebook will help you along every step of the way.
Chock full of tips and tools, this comprehensive guidebook provides leaders with a better understanding of what environmental sustainability is and why it matters, along with the business case and other advice on how to strategically plan for going green.
If a company is to stand the test of time, then its business plan must do the same. Businesses can remain on the right path, and be prepared to confront new challenges and seize new opportunities by continually reassessing and revising their plan.
When bidding to design, build or manage projects, your firm’s credibility depends on proving your firm’s financial integrity and ability to meet deadlines. You might accomplish this using bid and performance guarantees through Royal Bank of Canada.
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Great merchandising is like sleight of hand: if it’s done right, it’s magic. If it’s done wrong, it’s silly. This guide is an overview of how to build a merchandising plan for your store that will help you dazzle customers.
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|It Is Easy Being Green||Guide|
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|Here's Looking At You||Guide|
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Investing in equipment can often be a catalyst for business growth. Learn about how to make the business case, who to consult, and other steps to making the right investment decision. Instead of “Can I afford to invest?”, ask yourself “Can I afford not to invest?”.
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View an archive or download an audio only podcast (MP3) where Jim Hart, Green Business Client Strategy & Sandra Odendahl, Director of Corporate Environmental Affairs at RBC discuss the business case for sustainability today, and a proven 5–step approach to creating a green plan for your business.
View an archive or download an audio only podcast (MP3) With Wendy Carroll, Vice President, Leasing at RBC Royal Bank; whether you're a heavy manufacturer or a small retailer, Wendy will help you understand how to finance your next equipment purchase.
View an archive or download a podcast (MP3) where we share best practices in developing, financing and managing an effective energy retrofit plan.
View an archive or download a podcast of John Kuziora, Managing Director, Foreign Exchange at RBC Royal Bank. Whether you are a global business or just dealing with occasional cross–border transactions, John will help you determine what kind of FX strategy is appropriate for your organization and share the tools for how to develop one.
Contact an account manager knowledgeable in your industry today!