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  • Forbes has reported that according to a new study by Oracle and Pamela Rucker from Harvard Professional Development, 78% of those surveyed are frustrated with the lack of progress made by businesses o ...
  • Coldplay’s Inspirationally Sustainable Tour

    13 May 2022 Pippy Stephenson
    In 2019, Coldplay announced they wouldn’t tour unless they could do it sustainably. A year later, Foals keyboardist Edwin Congreave, told the BBC, “I think that it would be quite easy for us and a lot ...
  • According to a new World Meteorological Organization report we are fast approaching the 1.5C warming limit, with a 50% likelihood of this happening within the next five years. Until 2015, there was a ...
  • In 2019, the government released their Green Finance Strategy, which set out a series of commitments to be made by the finance industry in order to foster a sustainable future. It was about aligning t ...
  • ESG Goals Are An Opportunity For Growth

    04 May 2022 Pippy Stephenson
    According to Sustainability Magazine, sustainable investments account for $30 trillion. The sustainable investment and business sector has grown 68% since 2014 and continues to expand.  ESG goals and ...
  • On the 20th April, a coalition of over 1000 businesses including The Body Shop, Innocent Drinks and Anglian Water, converged on Westminster for ‘Better Business Day’. They were calling for the introdu ...
  • Yesterday, Reuters reported that Russian energy company, Gazprom, has told PGNiG, a Polish oil and gas company, that it would stop supplying through the Yamal pipeline. This comes into effect today. T ...
  • Innovations in Green Building

    26 Apr 2022 Pippy Stephenson
    A green building, from its design to its operations, works with the natural environment to have a positive environmental and social impact for its occupants but also inspires revitalisation in the loc ...
  • Some hopeful news coming to you this Earth Day... in a bid to make the UK a world leader in fighting climate change, the government has revealed plans for a Natural History GCSE by 2025. It is clear t ...
  • At COP26, Rishi Sunak claimed that the UK was going to become the world's first net-zero finance centre. This came as the Treasury announced plans to make all financial institutions with shares on the ...
  • Can Cryptocurrencies Be Sustainable?

    19 Apr 2022 Pippy Stephenson
    With controversy around the high energy use of cryptocurrencies, we think an interesting and relevant question to ask is, can cryptocurrencies be sustainable? Leafscore.com has considered this questio ...
  • Launched in 2018, Oxfam’s ‘Behind the Barcodes’ campaign looks at how the supply chains of major supermarkets respect human rights. The rating focused on five supermarkets, Aldi, Lidl, Morrisons, Sain ...
  • Challenges That Inhibit Decarbonisation

    12 Apr 2022 Pippy Stephenson
    If we are to reach net zero by 2030 we need to make big structural changes to how we run our societies. This ‘decarbonisation’ is the process of shifting away from fossil fuels towards low-carbon alte ...
  • With a growing customer demand for ethical business practises some of the world's biggest companies have launched social impact initiatives. Sustainability Magazine has put together a list of some of ...
  • Who Are The Renewable Energy Innovators?

    06 Apr 2022 Pippy Stephenson
    When it comes to renewable energy we are not where we need to be. But some countries are doing better than others and some companies are innovating ways to get round the roadblocks to mass adoption. I ...
  • An Introduction to Ethical Investing

    31 Mar 2022 Pippy Stephenson
    In 2019, BlackRock predicted that investments in ESG (environmental, social, governance) funds would rise above $400 billion over the next ten years. And in 2020, the Guardian reported that ethical in ...
  • According to The Carbon Footprint Sham by Mark Kaufman, an article published by Mashable, BP hired advertisers to popularise the term ‘carbon footprint’ to place the blame for global warming on the pu ...
  • The world's population is expected to grow to 9.7 billion by 2050. This will push our already overburdened ecosystem and agricultural industry to the brink unless we do something to revolutionise how ...
  • Often our failure to lead sustainable lives is boiled down to a lack of motivation. However using behavioural science we can understand it in more nuanced terms. We all know that we need to adapt how ...
  • 10 Net Zero and Carbon Offsetting Myths Busted

    17 Mar 2022 Pippy Stephenson
    Every business's journey towards net zero needs to take advantage of carbon offsetting. It is the most effective and immediate step a business can take to improve their carbon footprint. Despite its m ...
  • SDG’s Winners and Losers, part 2

    15 Mar 2022 Pippy Stephenson
    The new report from the IPCC is a much needed call to action. It says by the end of the century 50-75% of people will be exposed to deadly heat stress, 8% of farmland will become climatically unsuitab ...
  • Digital technology makes up 3.7% of global greenhouse gas emissions, which is shockingly double that of the airline industry. Since the start of the pandemic our reliance on digital technology has inc ...
  • This week the events industry will gather for International Confex, the largest event for event organisers in the UK. With thousands of people travelling to this show, perhaps now is a good time to re ...
  • Linking Executive Pay to ESG Based Targets

    01 Mar 2022 Pippy Stephenson
    Corporations are beginning to realise that how they treat the planet will impact their bottom line and so are looking to find ways of embedding climate consciousness into the running of their companie ...