7 Big Business Improvements That Could Make Our Cities Greener

Urban areas are the most densely populated pockets of society, which typically means access to more stores and resources, a more diverse group of people, and a more enriched life. But it also means more pollution in all its forms and a massive demand on the power grid. If we’re going to make environmental progress in our lifetimes, greener cities need to be one of our highest priorities . The government and citizens can only go so far in shaping the habits of an entire city; we also need the assistance of big businesses. How Big Companies Can Change Major corporations can change their environmental impact on our cities in several ways: 1. Greater reliance on cloud software and digital services. Many businesses are doing this already, but it’s increasingly vital for corporations to turn to digital services and cloud software for the majority of their communications . Printi...

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