Category Archives: Environmental sustainability

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The New Pioneers Case of the Month: Peepoople – taking the backdoor to sanitation

Just imagine for a moment that you did not have a toilet. Scary, isn’t it? This the reality for over 2.6 billion people on the planet, who lack access to even the simplest latrine. Peepoople has found a solution: a single-use, biodegradable and self-sanitising Peepoo plastic bag which serves as a personal, portable and low-cost latrine. Continue reading

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New Year resolutions and The Future We Want

The New Year is the time of new beginnings and our resolutions are the commitments we make to new goals and possibly even new visions. So why not reflect on what kind of future we want? The Future We Want is a project, which empowers individuals, communities, businesses, corporations, world leaders and countries to give their visions of a sustainable future. Continue reading

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Socially Responsible Investing – A big step forward or a waste of time?

Socially responsible investing (SRI) is putting more focus on corporate social and environmental practices through both positive and negative screens. In fact, ethical and green investment has never been more popular. Continue reading

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The 4C’s of Sustainable Business Success

The Four Cornerstones – Clear Purpose, Corporate Engagement, Collaborative Co-creation and Clear Communication – can be used as guidelines on the road to sustainable business success. Continue reading

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The art of sustainability

Not long ago, I discovered the project Happy Xmas Trees. This ambitious Danish art and sustainability project is currently transforming Copenhagen into one giant outdoor gallery featuring Christmas tree sculptures by various artists. But these trees aren’t just for show. Once Christmas is over, they will be auctioned off to raise money for the afforestation project, Happy® Forests. Continue reading

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Upcycling – eco-friendly capitalism

Upcycling is one example of eco-capitalism – making a profit in an environmentally friendly way. Continue reading

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