GO FOR GREEN
Green is the way to go. At least that’s what many corporate think. Climate
change is an opportunity the “knocks our door after million years and has a
great transformational and potential by sparking business innovation.
It has been estimated that if one lakh users shut down their work computers at
the end of each day, energy savings could total more than 2,400 kilowatt-hours
and carbon emission reductions could total more than 2 lakh a day.
The truth is that everything single thing we do every day has an impact on the planet -- good or bad. The good news is that as an individual you have the power to control most of your choices and, therefore, the impact you create: from where you live to what you buy, eat, and use to light your home to where and how you vacation, to how you shop or vote, you can have global impact. But embracing a greener lifestyle isn't just about helping to preserve equatorial rain forests, it can also mean improving your health, padding your bank account, and, ultimately, improving your overall quality of life.
7 Good Ways to Go Green and Save Green
♦ Save water to save money.
♦ Save energy to save money.
♦ Skip the bottled water.
♦ Think before you buy.
♦ Keep electronics out of the trash.
♦ Make your own cleaning supplies.
♦ Borrow instead of buying.
The green movement has been expanding rapidly in the United States and the United Kingdom. Consumers in those countries are taking responsibility and doing the right thing. Green is slowly and steadily becoming the symbolic color of eco-consciousness in India. Compared to consumers in the U.S. and U.K., the Indian consumer has much less awareness of global warming issues. Currently, middle- and upper-class citizens are the most environmentally concerned segment of the Indian population. The lower classes are still struggling to survive, and for them price and convenience, not eco-friendliness, are their chief considerations.