At Focus architect, we believe that sustainable design is both socially responsible and commerciallyessential. Designing for sustainability offers the opportunity to enhance your business reputation as an innovator. Benefits include increased productivity, staff satisfaction and retention, a competitive business advantage and minimized risk relating to future regulations. There are lots of opportunities to get your workplace involved in sustainable actions around the office. Some of the benefits include saving resources, avoiding waste and harmful chemicals, being energy efficient, and doing things more efficiently and effectively to save time and money. There are many things you can do while at work to help the environment and create a more sustainable workplace. Although this guide focuses on sustainability actions in an office environment, some of the tips will also apply whatever your workplace.