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The GDRC Programme on Sustainable Business
So what is the justification for business to be more sustainable? How can a case be made for sustainability?
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Sustainability is good business!
GDRC's programme on Sustainable Business focuses on the ecosystem 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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Highlights
of GDRC
Research
GDRC Docs
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.

What is GDRC doing now?
  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').
Elsewhere
in GDRC
   ■ Environmental Colours of Microfinance Theory and Practice
   ■ Environmental Management Tools
   ■ Finance for Microenterprises
   ■ InfoPac on 3Rs - Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

This programme is a part of:
More information on GDRC's Economy sphere
  GDRC's Economy Sphere  

GDRC's Sustainable Business Programme is a member of -
Association for Sustainable & Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA) The Association for Sustainable & Responsible Investment in Asia (ASrIA)










The starting points for businesses to contribute to sustainability are by promoting the Sustainable Development Goals. See GDRC's Sustainability Dashboard