Sustainability

May 17, 2022
Doughnut economy

What is the doughnut economy?

It has inspired and been referenced by a diverse selection of scholars, protest movements and international organizations – but what exactly is the doughnut economy? And […]
April 22, 2022
Ban on single use plastics

Update on the EU’s plastic ban

The ban on single use plastics came into effect on July 3, 2021, across all EU member states and the EU continues to lead the agenda […]
March 21, 2022
Bolsonaro's dangerous climate denier

Jair Bolsonaro: the world’s most dangerous climate denier?

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was named the world’s most dangerous climate denier by Rolling Stone magazine last year. Deforestation has soared under his presidency. And his […]
March 8, 2022
The sustainable way of buying paper

The sustainable way to buy paper

Sustainability is increasingly important for consumers – and, therefore, for businesses. Creating a more sustainable office is a key part of the response. Business Optimizer looks […]
February 8, 2022
UN partners with Xerox

UN partners with Xerox to make printing greener

A partnership between the United Nations and print company Xerox during the COP 26 summit in Glasgow offers some interesting ideas for businesses as we all […]
January 7, 2022
Planning ahead for a greener year

Planning ahead for a greener and more sustainable year

What is on your list of resolutions this year? For many of us, it will be making a switch to a more sustainable future. Here’s how […]
December 14, 2021
Swaps for a sustainable Christmas

Simple swaps for a sustainable Christmas

Is it possible to have a more sustainable Christmas? We look at some of the simple swaps you could make this year. Our awareness of the […]
December 2, 2021

After COP 26 is 1.5C still alive?

In the aftermath of the latest United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26, there has been much debate over whether the climate conference was a success or […]
November 11, 2021

Year-round care reduces risk of forest fire

Good forest management has many benefits. Importantly for local communities and for the environment, year-round care can help to prevent forest fires. With fire becoming an […]
November 4, 2021

Eucalyptus globulus: Giant of the forest

Did you know that not all paper is the same? The choice of the wood pulp from which to make paper can have an impact on […]
October 14, 2021

7 impressive Trees around the World

Whether you are a fan of forest bathing or simply harbor a desire to get back to nature, there are many associated benefits of being in […]
September 22, 2021

In defense of the climate: Last call to save the planet

The recent wildfires in Turkey and Greece and across the West Coast of the USA, together with the devastating flash flooding in China, Japan, and across […]
July 2, 2021

EU Bans Single-Use Plastics

As of July 3, 2021, the European Union has banned single-use plastics. This is a huge step forward in the bid to reduce plastic waste going […]