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  • The Climate Tech start-up landscape, disruptors & funding

    24 Jan 2022 Lakshmi Gunaratnasingam
    To achieve international net-zero targets and prevent global temperature increases above 1.5 °C, every sector of the global economy needs to be transformed as soon as possible. The response to this ch ...
  • The next decade will be the single most important decade in defining our future climate. One of the key actors in this period is the finance industry; controlling $70.75 trillion in equity markets, $4 ...
  • We all love an events industry gathering, especially one with purpose! With 175 event companies committed and support from more than 110 others this is fast becoming a FOMO-inducing events industry ge ...
  • The annual ritual has begun, what changes and goals will we set this year; dry January, Veganuary, to lose weight, take up a hobby, clear out the loft, buy less plastic. We set ourselves objectives to ...
  • Innovations in Food Supply Chains

    05 Jan 2022 Simona Sdao
    BREXIT and COVID induced staff shortages have brought a lot of attention to supply chain issues, whilst also causing waves of panic buying and anxiety in the public. This did not only happen in the UK ...
  • From climate change protests to the condemning IPCC report to all the build-up pre and post COP26 in Glasgow, there’s been much buzz around environmental action. Climate figures varying from activist ...
  • There is no escaping the facts. Every business journey to Net Zero has to include carbon offsetting. This is the most effective and immediate step a business can take to rapidly improve their carbon f ...
  • Evolving technology, continuing lockdowns and a fraught economic climate have paved the way for more digital businesses. According to new research, more than 85,000 businesses launched online stores o ...
  • Did you know digital emissions are the same as the entire airline industry! Lockdowns and Covid life have forced many businesses to reduce their business related travel and therefore see carbon emissi ...
  • Corporate barriers to net zero adoption

    19 Nov 2021 Maya Mhatre
    Whose responsibility is it to get corporates and small business owners to switch? Should energy providers, electric vehicle retailers, building energy solutions etc be more incentivised to drive up th ...
  • As COP26 comes to an end, we are left with a raft of new pledges and collaborative efforts to tackle some of the world's most pressing environmental issues. Sir David Attenborough told delegates that ...
  • Activist Greta Thunberg blasted world leaders for their lack of action in the fight against climate change at the Youth4Climate Conference in Milan.  In a scathing critique, Thunberg said “They’ve now ...
  • The answer is YES….unless you’re stuck in the 20th century! Long gone are the days where you can grow a business without worrying about the damage you cause in the process of success. There has long b ...
  • Sustainability consciousness is finally beginning to spread to all aspects of life from consumer attitude to business to, maybe quicker than anywhere, the finance & investment sector. The long-held be ...
  • Starting up a business is never an easy task: in 2019, the failure rate of startups was around 90%. Research shows 21.5% of startups fail in the first year, 30% in the second year, 50% in the fifth ye ...
  • Rental is quickly emerging as one of the best ways to transition to a circular economy. We discussed the benefits of a circular economy model in our article 'Circular economy explained; is it the futu ...
  • We present to you: The Phantom Planter! Dubbed as an environmental superhero, the Phantom Planter started to appear in Belfast in housing estates, community gardens and the Mourne Mountains leaf-ing b ...
  • How to make your purpose-led business successful

    07 Sep 2021 Lakshmi Gunaratnasingam
    Once you have created a purpose-led business and start operations, what can you do to ensure growth? How can your business grow to the heights achieved by famous purpose-led businesses like The Body S ...
  • When life gives you mangoes, make a fruit leather bag?

    06 Sep 2021 Lakshmi Gunaratnasingam
    If you ever wondered how to tackle food waste whilst alleviating the impact of the leather industry (who hasn’t wondered about this very specific issue before) then look no further than Fruitleather R ...
  • Why is food waste a problem?

    02 Sep 2021 Simona Sdao
    Between 33-50% of all food produced globally is never eaten, and the value of this wasted food is worth over $1 trillion. Meanwhile, about 800 million people around the world starve or suffer from sev ...
  • In the UK, efforts to decrease building related emissions has been very slow in the last 10 years with only a 10% reduction. This stalled effort together with the increasing likelihood of extreme weat ...
  • From a single act of picking up trash to the creation of a national community dedicated to connecting and caring for nature, meet 42 year old mountain bike enthusiast Dom Ferris, the man behind the mo ...
  • Greening an event involves a concerted effort across vendors and supply chains to help transform an industry. Many factors need to be taken into account such as: venue, accomodation, food and beverage ...
  • We all know that business adoption of sustainable practices is the biggest driver to achieving net-zero goals given the global reach and influence of some businesses, which governments do not usually ...