The Bottom Line is Green - InformationWeek

InformationWeek is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them.Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

IoT
IoT
Software // Enterprise Applications

The Bottom Line is Green

50%
50%

Legislation governing carbon dioxide emissions will increase at all levels of government. While international regulations such as the Kyoto Protocol are well known, financial services organizations should expect increased legislation at the national, state and local levels as well. A movement toward green political parties will exacerbate the trend of increased regulatory oversight. However, a push from the government is not necessarily bad for business. A McKinsey & Company study proves that being green makes good business sense. The management consulting firm reports that 46 percent of carbon reductions can actually be done at a profit. “Being environmental means huge savings to the bottom line,” contends Jim Harris, former leader of Canada’s Green Party. HSBC, the world’s third largest bank by market value achieved carbon neutrality in 2005, proving that being green can deliver green.

We welcome your comments on this topic on our social media channels, or [contact us directly] with questions about the site.
Comment  | 
Print  | 
Slideshows
10 Top Cloud Computing Startups
Cynthia Harvey, Freelance Journalist, InformationWeek,  8/3/2020
Commentary
How Enterprises Can Adopt Video Game Cloud Strategy
Joao-Pierre S. Ruth, Senior Writer,  7/28/2020
Commentary
Conversational AI Comes of Age
Guest Commentary, Guest Commentary,  8/7/2020
White Papers
Register for InformationWeek Newsletters
Video
Current Issue
Special Report: Why Performance Testing is Crucial Today
This special report will help enterprises determine what they should expect from performance testing solutions and how to put them to work most efficiently. Get it today!
Slideshows
Flash Poll