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environmental audit

an examination of an organization's production, distribution and marketing activities which concentrates upon the environmental impact of these activities. Green audits can assist an organization in identifying sources of environmental pollution or excessive resource usage so that it can then seek to improve its performance.
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Both green products are made from certified organic bamboo without glues or lacquers, and hand shaped and finished.
These observations have driven researchers in psychology and marketing to examine consumer motivations for buying green products and paying premium prices.
Green products which have some different attributes, such as being less harmful for health and the environment, being recyclable or energy-saving, are preferred by consumers who want these kinds of attributes.
We are particularly encouraged that there is broad awareness of green products across the country with India's younger generation leading the way," said Vikram Prabhu, regional business director, Asia Pacific, DuPont Industrial Biosciences.
NOTES: The WSCA-NASPO RFP for Office Supplies and Services, Toner, Paper, Recycled Content, Green Products, Solicitation #102-2035-13 has been released by the State of Oregon.
Green marketing may play an important role in the social normalization of green practices and products, has tended to inadvertently positioned green products and behaviors as relevant only to a niche group of very green consumers, and may contribute to sustainability objectives (Mako and Mitchell, 2013) by driving processes of social normalization (green marketing may play an important role in the social normalization of green behaviors).
Now we are starting to see architects reaching out to us with inquiries about our green products.
Today, the urge to adopt green products and processes is practically universal.
The findings also noted that higher-income Chinese consumers were more familiar with and receptive to green products as well as biobased products.
According to Chen et al (2006) green innovation is defined as, "hardware or software innovation that is related to green products or processes ,including innovation in technologies that are involved in energy -saving, pollution prevention ,waste recycling ,green product design or corporate environmental margin".
Banks have a lot of potential to make a difference by encouraging green products, according to Alex Cutler of the Green Building Council.