Technology and sustainability? A manufacturer’s journey

By Norman Kester, Quantum Innovation

 

 

 

 

Doing the right thing, because it’s the right thing to do – virtuous cycles – was part of our corporate beliefs, but we were challenged when we looked at our impact on our community, our state, our country and the world. This sent us on a path of discovery as to what sustainability means and how to impact our local community and business community in a positive way.

On this path of discovery, we had to uncover why we in the manufacturing community struggle with sustainability. One question we had to consider was what does it mean to focus on sustainability? Another was how can a focus on sustainability affect our bottom lines, and what is the link between sustainability and purpose?