Why Business Should Engage on Environmental Policy Issues

Why Business Should Engage on Environmental Policy Issues

Business should engage on environmental policy issues for a win-win situation

Bushra Tobah January 13, 2012
Proactive engagement in the environmental policy process may not top the list of priorities for most managers. Yet a grasp of environmental policy and its development can benefit corporate decision-makers. For example, voluntary agreements such as the Canadian Voluntary Challenge and Registry have tangible impacts on business’ bottom line – from market rewards, to social license to the threat of future government regulation. A recent report commissioned by NBS and authored by researchers at Carleton University provides an entry point to understanding the impact of environmental policy on your company. Some reasons you should give it a read:

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