21st Century Business
Is Your Business Future-proof?
Future-proofing is the process of anticipating the future and developing solutions to minimize the negative effects while taking advantage of the positive effects of shocks and stresses due to future events. At the heart of any future-proofing strategy needs to be a commitment to contributing to the sustainable development of our planet.
Overwhelming research evidence now confirms the fact that sustainable business is good business and can create value for society at the same time as increasing profits. Managing risks and taking advantage of opportunities provides improved performance outcomes.
Operational efficiency strategies that save money, increase profit, appeals to the eco-conscious consumer markets enhancing brand reputation.
The health and wellness economy is worth $4.7 trillion dollars globally. It comprises the physical, mental, social, emotional, spiritual and environmental areas of life. It should be a part of every businesses offering.
Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can benefit from sustainability best practices as much as big businesses. There are programs designed with SMEs in mind that are affordable and easy to implement.
Green city and county governments gain recognition and publicity, and function in a more efficient manner through better internal communications, cost savings, and effective risk and asset management.