A Guide to Climate Change for Small to Medium-sized Enterprises

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PublishedSeptember 12, 2006

How to Plan for Climate Change, Reduce Operating Costs and Develop New Business Opportunities

This publication is designed to help small- and medium-sized businesses in Canada understand the potential impacts of climate change on their operations, learn how to assess and manage the risks and opportunities posed by climate change, and decide how to take action to both reduce their contribution to climate change and lower their energy costs. Business owners need to know which risks from climate change are most relevant to them so that they can respond appropriately. Those who understand the issues surrounding climate change will be better equipped to reduce any negative impacts and to identify new business opportunities to generate revenue.