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It Is Easy Being Green

It Is Easy Being Green

Natural Resources Canada advises businesses to make three fundamental changes if they want to reduce energy consumption over the long term: change individual behaviours; change the outlook of the organization; and change the technology.

"In small organizations, it pays to have an environmentally minded culture and to train employees to be environmentally conscious," says John Lambert, Senior Business Development Manager, National Accounts at Direct Energy Business Services, North America's largest provider of energy commodities and energy solutions. Educating your staff about the benefits of energy efficiency is one of the first steps in changing the behaviour of everybody working in your store.

This tip sheet offers some ideas on how to change your thinking, revamp your organizational outlook, update your technology and become more energy efficient. You'll save money and your customers will appreciate it.

In this guide, you'll learn about:

  • Thinking green
  • Organizational change
  • Technological change
  • Proceeding with caution
  • Additional resources

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