Small and medium-sized enterprises in the UK are being encouraged
to tackle the issues of carbon emissions and energy efficiency - and
even ISO accreditation - by taking a series of small steps
that do not need to be costly and will achieve the essential 'buy-in' from
stakeholders and employees.
Energy data management provider IMServe says: "There is
a range of energy and emissions-led policies which apply to SMEs
and not complying with this legislation will result in fines
and can damage a company's reputation. However, once you
are complying you are well on your way to achieving ISO accreditation
and turning these policies into a green agenda. While complying
with environmental legislation may seem daunting, there are many
simple changes that can be made to easily achieve these goals."
IMServe's seven tips for 'going green' range
from making the best use of data to engaging staff into an energy-saving
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