Being resource efficient invariably means saving money. There may be some trade off with higher labour demands or storage fees, however it is very likely that a resource efficient event will mean a cost efficient event.
Successful integration of sustainable development principles brings bottom line benefit when company leadership develops a long term strategic commitment supported by investment of time and money. Leaders who have realised success from sustainable systems have learned that positive business returns are the result. For this reason sustainable business practices should be integrated as a general management competency.