Join Small Business BC for INSPIRE 2018 on October 1

Entrepreneurship exists where intelligence and creativity meet. All that’s needed is a little inspiration. Luckily, we’ve got just the right event for you! Small Business BC is thrilled to announce the return of INSPIRE, an event featuring an evening of networking, celebration and education taking place October 1, 2018 […]

10 Energy Saving Tips for Small Business Owners

Are you a small business owner struggling with the high cost of electricity? Are you motivated to lower your power bills but are uncertain which upgrades will bring a return on your investment?  You’re not alone! As small business owners, we understand the critical importance of keeping costs under control. […]

Make Your Small Business More Eco-Friendly

Here on the West Coast, we’re known for being one of Canada’s most environmentally conscious provinces, but there’s still plenty of scope for improvement. BC businesses accumulated almost three million tonnes of waste in 2014, an increase of over seven per cent since 2012. Despite access to recycling, composting, […]

4 Ways Corporate Social Responsibility Benefits Your Business

Corporate social responsibility lets you combine doing social good with your business model. According to a study by Nielson, 55 per cent of online consumers are willing to pay higher prices for products and services from companies dedicated to having a positive impact on the world. But while owning a […]

8 Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day

Earth Day is celebrated every April around the world. It’s a day to do something good for the planet and this year Earth Day lands on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Earth Day was established 45 years ago as a reminder to look after the planet and pledge to reduce our […]

How to Go Green for Earth Day

To celebrate Earth Day today, here’s a round-up of Small Business BC’s best sustainability-themed articles packed with great tips and advice on how your business can make a difference.

Storage Facility Upgrades Lighting for a Bright Future

Econo EZY Box Storage has been in business for nearly 25 years, and their lighting had been in business for at least that long as well. After making upgrades to his business he has achieved an annual saving of $2,573. Read on to find out how.