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Basic principles in creating a sustainable/green workplace

Test A sustainable or ‘green’ workplace is one that significantly reduces or entirely nullifies the harmful effects it has on both the employees working within it, as well as the natural environment surrounding it. This is achieved through a variety of ways, such as incorporating eco-focused operational strategies, adopting energy-saving technologies, and paying attention to staff needs. Creating a sustainably ‘green’ office in Melbourne while minimising a fit out’s ecological impact – its carbon footprint – can be attributed to the following three basic principles: environmental protection; economic development; and social development.

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