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is the justification for business to be more sustainable? How can a case be made for sustainability?
GDRC's programme on Sustainable Business focuses on the
that is needed to promote sustainability in businesses. It takes its genesis from the ongoing paradigm shift from curative and remedial solutions to preventive and management solutions, encompasing pollution prevention, LCA/material flows, industrial symbiosis, consumer education and related issues
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Green Business Practices in Japan
Case Study Series E-075. March 2015.
The Role of Local Governments in Fostering Business Partnerships for Environmental Sustainability
Policy Analysis Series E-076. June 2015.
Sustainable Business Concepts: Going Green
Concept Note Series E-077. June 2015.
Sustainable and Eco Products and Services: A Database of Databases
Sourcebook Series E-078. June 2015.
Sustainable Business Concepts - Going Green
SMEs and the Environment
Archives: Business at Rio+10
Currently, GDRC is focussing on support services and programmes that local governments can implement to enable companies to be more sustainable (for example, by creating 'eco-towns').
of Microfinance Theory and Practice
Environmental Management Tools
Finance for Microenterprises
InfoPac on 3Rs - Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
This programme is a part of:
GDRC's Economy Sphere
GDRC's Sustainable Business Programme is a member of -
The Association for Sustainable & Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA)
Capacity Building Policy
GDRC and the W3Lib
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The starting points for businesses to contribute to sustainability are by promoting the Sustainable Development Goals. See GDRC's