Monday March 30, 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
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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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