Environmental sustainability can successfully progress only with smaller scale businesses making the right steps along the way. Article found at GreenBiz.com http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/02/02/empire-state-building-strikes-back-energy-inefficiency?page=0,0 discusses recent developmental changes in New York's major attraction the Empire State Building doing just that. Building owner Anthony Malkin is taking initiative by making architectural changes in the building while saving millions of dollars and showing a great example for other businesses to follow. Malkin mentions a few basic but essential, energy conscious steps when leasing facilities for businesses. It is imperative for us as business students to comprehend importance of environmental sustainability as well the impact we will have as future decision makers by utilizing innovative methods being implemented such as ones by Anthony Malkin.