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  • Writer's pictureThe Place Support Team

How can businesses become more sustainable and ensure their long-term viability?

Updated: Apr 20, 2022

Severe weather patterns throughout 2021 have highlighted how badly climate change has harmed the Earth. Talks at COP26 last year emphasised the importance of quick transformation if nations are to meet their net-zero targets.

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Not only is sustainability important for environmental protection, but it also has the potential to help businesses plan for the future. This means that businesses on every level must develop clear, long-term strategies to prepare for the net zero economy in order to remain competitive.

For more information on why setting net zero goals is important for your business, head to our recent blog post here where we define what Net Zero is, and discuss what the UK government is doing to tackle environmental issues.

Why is sustainability so important for businesses right now?

Sustainability enhances our quality of life while also safeguarding our environment and natural resources for future generations.

We all have a moral commitment to each other, future generations, and other species to keep the world alive, regardless of who we are, where we live, or what we do. Sustainability guarantees that we make ethical decisions that ensure everyone has a secure and livable future.

What can you do to make your business more sustainable this year?

Climate change may have the greatest long-term impact of any of the concerns confronting businesses throughout the world today.

A large number of businesses have already taken efforts to reduce their carbon influence by adopting long and short-term goals to accomplish their environmental objectives.

It's also a frequent fallacy that making changes is too expensive for businesses, when in reality, becoming green provides several advantages beyond meeting legal and moral obligations.

Long-term energy expenses are significantly reduced as a result of sustainable business choices. Some fast actions, such as switching to energy-efficient lighting, can save money in the long run.

How can we help?

As we begin the new year, we should establish new objectives and strive toward them. These objectives should also involve ensuring a long-term future for businesses.

We've recently launched our Place Sustainability programme to assist your business in becoming net zero in the most cost-effective manner possible. If you're interested in this programme, contact us here.

We can help you develop robust sustainable plans that are tailored to your industry and can help your business directly tackle climate change. We can also assist you with more environmentally friendly and sustainable business practises and solutions.

PSP understands the importance of guaranteeing a long-term future for each and every business. Thanks to our many years of experience and professional team members, we can give crucial information and resources to help you get started on the path to sustainability.


If you would like to receive trusted expert business savings advice and support, then please contact the PSP team on 0333 0156 289 or email us at today.

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