Embracing Sustainability in the Business World

Sustainability is a buzzword that’s thrown around a lot when it comes to being environmentally friendly, but it’s often overlooked in the business world.

Fairly Tradeable: Corporate sustainability limited in both scope and outcome, analysis reveals

The good news is that consumer involvement is very effective in increasing sustainability.

Win-Win: Eat healthy for yourself but also for the environment

If you want to do the environment and yourself a favor, just eat healthily. There will be fewer emissions and less land use.

Eco-designer turns landfill waste into ‘plasma rock’ — a sustainable, all-purpose material

Landfill waste is given a second life by blasting it with plasma hotter than the sun. Now that’s a project we love!

Replacing half the meat we eat with edible insects could could save a third of the world’s farmlands

With 10 billion people soon on the horizon, eating meat is out of the question.

NASA is designing small away-from-home-ecosystems to make space exploration sustainable

Recycle everything!!!

Top chefs are using leftover food in Rio to feed the poor

Leftover food from the Olympic Village in Rio is being prepared by a group of international chefs and served to the poor.

What countries do the most good for the planet? The results are surprising

It’s kind of strange that we often think about what countries are doing the most harm to the planet, but we rarely think which countries are doing the most good. Announced at the TEDSalon in Berlin, the Good Country Index measures just that, and the winners are quite surprising; the losers, not so much (sorry USA). What, Ireland ?! Yep, according

Sustainable livestock requires pastures with shrubs and trees

It may seem like a shock for many people (especially those outside America) that it takes research to know livestock should be fed with pastures and shrubs; but most cattle in the US are fed with grain and corn, because it is cheaper due to subsidies. Unfortunately, this method is unsustainable and will only end up hurting both the economy

In a Harvard speech, Al Gore explains we treat the sky as a ‘sewer’

Society treats the sky like an “open sewer” – pumping carbon waste into the air the same way it pumped waste into waterways, and with the same results. People are getting sick, Gore explained, comparing the climate crisis to 19th-century cholera epidemics, including one in London where the outbreak was traced to a single water pump whose source was infected

Architects reveal plan for China’s first self sufficient, carless city

Most people perceive China as a greatly polluted, overcrowded country, with little to no interest in renewable energy and a sustainable future. But that legacy is changing. Chicago-based architects Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill have unveiled plans for Chengdu Tianfu District Great City, a self sustainable satellite city which offers insightful solutions to the crowded infrastructure, murky traffic and great

Ikea to produce 100% renewable energy by 2020 – sets sustainable standard

I’m not necessarily a big fan of Ikea, but you have to admire this kind of initiative. The Swedish corporation announced they will go for a sustainable business model, one which features €1.5 billion investments in solar and wind power. The furniture company has remained true to its initial model, which involved doing things as cheaply and efficiently as possible,

6 Eco-Friendly Business Travel Tips

Business often involves a lot of traveling, but asides from making your business itself more eco friendly, you could very well pitch in and include the same environmental philosophy to your daily lifestyle as well. By consciously pondering your business travel solutions, you’ll be contributing to a cleaner environment, and the six tips we’ve listed here will help you start

[VIDEO] A brief history of fossil fuels

As fossil fuel resources significantly diminish every year, the world gets ever tumultuous and panic slowly begins to settle moment by moment. Luckily, suitable energy is a topic which gets a lot of attention nowadays, although not nearly as publicized as it should, seeing how the general public is still at a low awareness level. The Post Carbon Institute is

Puma replaces shoe box with reusable bags

I had some serious thought on whether to write this or not. It’s not a paid post or anything, and quite frankly, I’ve never owned anything from Puma. But I was absolutely thrilled to find out about their initiative to replace the shoe boxes with reusable bags. It’s exactly this kind of small thing, but that requires minimum efforts that

Huge sustainable plan in the Incheon Free Economic Zone will unite North and South Korea via world’s longest bridge

The leading architectural firm Foster + Partners has recently won an international competition in which companies where supposed to come up with schemes towards developing the Incheon Free Economic Zone. Foster’s plan, the winning plan, is incredibly bold, encompassing the islands of KangHwa and OnJin-gun, to the north west of Seoul, basically connecting the the two feuding countries together. A

Energy from space

Our planet needs more and more energy as years pass, and the idea that this energy could come from outer space is getting heard stronger and more often with each passing day. For about 50 years people have been fascinated by this idea and now, John Mankins, president of the Space Power Association made a technical demonstration which led to