Why Go Green? Ask Wal-Mart

EDWARD LAWLER, professor of business, management and organization:

“Some leaders are questioning the investment value of environmental responsibility, or “being green,” but consider this: green can be profitable. According to recent data, it may be exactly what it takes to get and keep businesses in the black. . . .

A number of recent studies demonstrate the positive financial outcomes of company environmental efforts. For instance, companies around the world have been able to reduce costs by changing their practices – limiting travel to reduce emissions, cutting down on packaging materials and minimizing waste to name a few.”

For the full post, visit Lawler’s column, “Management Reset,” on Forbes.com.

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