To have even the remotest chance of reducing the impact of climate change, we need action across all levels of society – government, business, and local communities – and that needs to start on an individual level.
With reporting season in full flight, many sustainability managers are still forced back into being hunter and gatherers. Loud signals can be heard through all internal communication channels within an organisation that they are gearing up to track down that last piece of data. Their tools often are very traditional, archaic and labour intensive.
The strongest trends in the packaging industry in 2019 all revolve around circular economy. Why? At least in the EU context, it’s driven primarily by political pressure and consumer perception regarding packaging.
Here are 5 steps to successful Corporate Carbon Footprint and CDP reporting.
Backward, Forward, Outward, Inward – Alice in Wonderland’s Recommendation for Materiality Assessment
The term materiality in a sustainability context has originally been adopted from the world of finance helping companies with the reporting of last year’s results. It’s a shame though to only use the results for a view at the past and not to use them for a forward look.
Some time ago I had the pleasure of attending day two of edie’s Sustainability Leaders Forum 2019, which put forward the theme of Embracing the fierce urgency of NOW.
Beyond the obvious ethical reasons for working to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions, here are some powerful arguments for why businesses should set science-based targets.
Why fact-based decisions are key to true sustainability in packaging