Businesses can meet the challenges that come with transitioning to a low-carbon economy by taking steps to operate more efficiently, while also increasing profitability, and retaining competitiveness and jobs.
Challenges businesses may face include:
Businesses, of all sizes and in all sectors, can go green by taking the following steps:
A number of resources are available from State and Federal Government agencies to help you save money by reducing your business’ carbon footprint.
Reducing your environmental impact
You can find out valuable tips about reducing the impacts of lighting, heating, hot water and office appliances through the Moreland Energy Foundation's website.
Resource efficiency and best practice
Find out more about supporting your business’ profitability through improving resource efficiency on the EPA website.
Businesses wanting to reduce their water consumption can access resources including case studies, a best practice guide, sector-specific initiatives and a business e-newsletter through the Yarra Valley Water website.