Sustainability Advice Portal Available For Businesses
For businesses of all sizes, more and more consumers are expecting brands to take environmentally friendly and sustainable issues to heart. By preaching certain messages but not having a concrete plan to follow through, companies run a greater risk than ever for bad press and even lost businesses.
These expectations come hand-in-hand with recent legislative measure that encourage corporations to consider climate risk in their business plans, along with a recent infrastructure bill that invests over $1 trillion into clean energy research, sustainable transportation methods, clean water programs and more.
As reported by the Westchester & Fairfield County Business Journals, all of these factors provide a great opportunity for brands to go all-in on sustainable measures and differentiate themselves. For guidance on how to take action, in-house facility cleaning programs, BSCs and distributors alike have access to a Clean Energy Program portal provided by the Westchester County Association and Pace University’s Energy and Climate Center.
The portal, accessible at www.westchester.org, provides a simple way to find government sponsored initiatives and other programs that can help companies develop a reasonable plan to reduce carbon emissions. Additional resources are searchable for improving energy/heat efficiency, federal tax programs that incentivize electric vehicles, and more.
All searchable programs also provide information on qualifying information and key contacts to get in touch with.