Saturday July 11, 2020

Sustainability in Business: ‘Sustainable competitiveness’ key to business success

Ireland’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) advocates that a key element of any organisation’s sustainability strategy should involve waste prevention and resource efficiency.

1st March, 2015
Jonathan Derham, senior inspector in the EPA’s office of climate change, licensing and resource use

“Sustainability practices include corporate social responsibility activities and commitment; resource efficiency; resource productivity; eco design; life cycle analysis; clean technology; and greening the supply chain,” said Jonathan Derham, senior inspector in the EPA’s office of climate change, licensing and resource use.

“A sustainable, resource-efficient business is a competitive business, and this will allow it to differentiate itself in the marketplace. ‘Sustainable competitiveness’ will be the catchphrase for the next decade,” said...

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