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How small businesses can make 'green' make money Add to ...

For businesses, going green has become a fashion statement as well as a moral imperative. But the cost of making that change can scare some smaller companies away and give martyr status to the bigger ones that do make the leap to sustainable practices. The idea that being sustainable can make economic sense is, however, becoming more popular. SAP, an enterprise software company, is working on communicating how sustainability is actually a profit issue. Experts from the company will discuss sustainability as a business strategy and how smaller organizations can benefit from going green.

Are you hoping to make your small or medium business more sustainable? What steps have you already taken?

What do you think the environmental benefit would be if sustainability was affordable for small businesses?

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Taking questions were Delvin Fletcher, SAP Canada's sustainability expert and Mark Aboud, President and Managing Director of SAP Canada.

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