Companies ‘go green’ to avoid ‘going red’ in the account books [News]
By Akshobh Giridharadas, Channel NewsAsia, 27 Dec 2013
Going green is sometimes perceived as an expensive effort by companies, with huge investments and high costs often cited as barriers that keep small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from taking on sustainability efforts.
However one local SME, Opus IT, has gone out of its way to show that ‘going green’ does not mean ‘going red’ in the account books.
The Singapore-based IT company aims to lead by example — showing that green practices are not just sustainable and cost effective, but could also boost its bottom line.
Opus IT also wants to help dispel the notion that major investments are needed for companies to go green. Instead, all that is needed is to optimise a company’s existing resources.
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Source: Channel NewsAsia