CCEL, a Canadian English-language college, has dramatically altered the way it teaches its international clientele, out of an aim to be more sustainable. In 2007, the company was shocked to be handed an award for recycling a large amount of paper. In response to the award, the management decided to cut the amount of paper the school used – by 100%. The target to cut paper consumption forced CCEL to take an entirely new approach to business.
“We have eliminated textbooks from our classrooms by creating an online interactive web-based curriculum. We’re able to update it more frequently than a textbook – it’s always changing and evolving.”