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Go Green: Sustainability Trends in 2018

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Going green has become a popular business strategy. With news of declining natural resources and the worsening effects of global warming, achieving sustainability in business operations has become more of a requirement than an option. The public has also come to favor green business practices and has put pressure on companies to become more sustainable. Businesses that don’t want to be left behind have jumped onto the sustainability bandwagon. Going green is also great for an organization’s profitability and bottom line. Below are some sustainability trends that are driving business practices in 2018.   Cloud Computing  Moving your organization’s software to the cloud could lead to energy savings, in addition to improving operational efficiency and agility. According to a six-month study conducted by Lawrence Berkeley National

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Top 7 Business Trends in 2017

Top 7 Business Trends in 2017

Now that we’re well into the New Year, it’s a great time to reflect on some of the things that will be shaping the business world in 2017. At Add-On Products, we’ve identified the following trends, which have broken out of their emerging state and are likely to have a broader impact in 2017 and beyond. 1. Tightly integrated sales & marketing It has become crucial for your sales & marketing strategy to be tightly integrated since most customers are more than halfway through the purchase process by the time they speak with a vendor. When sales and marketing are aligned, revenues increase because salespeople understand prospects better and can effectively speak to their needs. 2. Video is the future Video

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10 Ways to Make Your Business Sustainable in 2017

10 Ways to Make Your Business Sustainable in 2017

Want to make your business more sustainable? Going green doesn’t necessarily require radical changes, but it does require commitment. More companies are adopting sustainable and eco-friendly practices to stand out from the competition, decrease their environmental impact, and even save money. The following are some simple ways to go green in the workplace. 1. Switch to paper products made with post-consumer waste. Avoid using paper when you can and if you do use it, opt for post-consumer waste (PCW) paper products. PCW paper requires 45% less energy to produce and produces half the waste of the traditional papermaking process. Try using 100% PCW paper if you can find it. If not, look for products with the highest percentage of post-consumer waste.

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3 Sustainable Business Trends for 2017

3 Sustainable Business Trends for 2017

The number of companies seeking to integrate sustainability practices is on the rise. Sustainability programs make positive contributions to organizations both in the short-term and long-term. They can cut costs, improve your company’s reputation, and increase operational efficiency. Each year brings a new set of innovations that promise to benefit both your profits and the planet. The following are 3 sustainable business trends that you can expect to see with more frequency in 2017. 1. Flexible/remote working Among the many considerations that businesses make in order to achieve sustainability, one that is commonly overlooked is flexible/remote working. Flexible and remote working initiatives allow people to work from home or another remote location. Offering flexible/remote work opportunities is important because it helps companies attract

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Going Green with Meeting Booking and Team Calendar Software

Going Green with Meeting Booking and Team Calendar Software

Sustainability has moved away from being a “nice to have” to being the center of many companies’ strategic agendas. IT systems and software have played a crucial role in helping companies achieve their sustainability goals. Add-On Products’ meeting and resource booking software Resource Central and team calendar software WebTeam Central aid companies in doing their part for the environment. Both tools allow companies to manage a mobile workforce, maximize resource utilization, and maintain a cost-effective, sustainable facility. Optimize Workspace and Lower Real Estate Costs Unused or underutilized desks, office space, and meeting rooms comprise a large and unnecessary expense for businesses. According to a study by Aecom, the average workspace is only occupied 42% of a typical day. Meeting room and resource booking software

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