Environmental stresses are increasingly affecting the financial bottom line of companies all over the world. It makes sense that as we switch to a more resource efficient and Green Economy - one in which economic growth, social equity and human development go hand-in-hand with environmental security - business and industry will be a key driving force. This publication makes the business case showing the tremendous opportunities that business can capitalize on by transitioning to a more resource efficient Green Economy. This document is primarily targeted at a corporate audience, with recommendations for policy makers. Business has long been a leader of change - with its ability to innovate, conceptualize and develop solutions in the form of new products and services - and has a crucial role to play in the transition.