EXPERT SESSIONS

NEW! May 26, 2021: Waterways - How Small Businesses Can Conserve Our Most Precious Resource in Arizona

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Program Overview

Many companies rely on water as part of their manufacturing process, such as using water to cool parts as they are made or using it to process food. Others use water as an ingredient in products, such as cosmetics, cleaners, or beverages. A lower water bill is the most obvious financial savings when a business cuts back on their water consumption.

Resources from our Guest Panelists:

Ryan Mores, Greenlight Solutions Foundation

Todd Reeve, Business for Water Stewardship

March 31, 2021: How Small Businesses Can Reduce in Energy Consumption & Increase Efficiency Before the Summer

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As temperatures climb this summer, so can your energy bills. There are many ways to manage your energy use wisely with smart energy devices and practical solutions to cut your costs. Learn from our experts to help you prepare your small business for energy efficiency to gain the biggest savings!

Also, check out these awesome APS resources mentioned in this session: Green Choice & Take Charge AZ

February 2021: How Going Green and Going Smart Can Help Small Business Save Money, Energy, and Attract Business

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Sustainability has reached a tipping point, and it is important to consumers. Small businesses need support to implement sustainable practices that benefit the bottom line, consumers, and environment.

Data shows:

  • • 6 in 10: Consumers willing to change their shopping habits to reduce environmental impact.
  • • 7 in 10: Consumers would pay a premium of 35 percent, on average, for brands that are sustainable and environmentally responsible.
  • • 8 in 10: Consumers think sustainability is important for them.

This inaugural live session will discuss how the program aims to start a green movement in Arizona by helping small businesses transform! Panelists include program leaders and key partners in Arizona. Visit greenbizaz.com for more information.

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