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Top Good Environmental News 2019: December – Positive Sustainability

At Sustainable Business Consulting, we celebrate positive environmental stories and want to share good news around sustainability and the environment. Here are our favorite good environmental news stories this month in 2019. Prada becomes first luxury brand to sign loan tied to sustainability targets Prada recently announced that it signed a loan with Credit Agricole …

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When it comes to the health and wellbeing of our planet, as well as that of future generations, there is no denying that we are at a critical point in our history. For years governments, corporations, and individuals have been ignoring the increasingly ominous warnings and alarms being sounded by the leading scientific minds on climate change and global sustainability. The time for talk is now over, and it must be replaced by immediate action. There is also more concern and speculation over a potential recession and political instability. Even though it is critical that we all act now to stop the increasing effects of climate change so we can soon begin the work to actually start reversing it, there are still a number of concerns and misconceptions (especially among businesses) as to which particular methods to employ and exactly how effective they would be. Sustainability is an amazing way to recession-proof your business and ensure long-term success for your brand. With that in mind, here’s how sustainability can future-proof your company:  

How Sustainability Can Recession-Proof Your Business

By Hannah Stevens When it comes to the health and wellbeing of our planet, as well as that of future generations, there is no denying that we are at a critical point in our history. There is also rising concern and speculation over a potential recession and political instability. For years governments, corporations, and individuals …

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3BL Brands Taking Stands Forum: Is Your Brand Taking a Stand?

The 2019 3BL Brands Taking Stands Forum brought together industry leaders working to move the needle on sustainability, climate action, and corporate responsibility. The (triple) bottom line? It’s time for action, now more than ever, because we can’t afford to wait. Here’s what we learned. Diversity starts with you It’s time for companies to start walking the …

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How to Design Your Office for Productivity and Health

Redesigning the Workplace Through Sustainable Design By Jennifer Easterly You may be surprised to find how much your work environment can affect your productivity. New evidence shows that even something as seemingly insignificant as room temperature can affect productivity by as much drop by as much as 4% per degree. Beyond having good leadership and training …

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The Future of Fast Fashion: Retail Shops go Recyclable

By Ella Hendrix The world seems to be finally waking up to the impending climate crisis. It has been a long time coming, but we are finally seeing increasing awareness in individuals, businesses and governments taking environmental issues more seriously and making changes to lessen their impact on the environment. Fast fashion is one of …

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Air pollution is a significant issue in America, and it’s not just a problem outside. Indoor air quality has been linked with 30,000 deaths and reduced life expectancy, according to an Imperial College London study, but is often overlooked in the workplace. Here’s how to tackle indoor air pollution at work through a few simple changes.

How to Reduce Indoor Air Pollution in Your Workplace

By Jennifer Easterly Air pollution is a significant issue in America, and it’s not just a problem outside. Indoor air quality has been linked with 30,000 deaths and reduced life expectancy, according to an Imperial College London study, but is often overlooked in the workplace. Here’s how to tackle indoor air pollution at work through a few simple changes. …

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10 Questions with a Zero Waste Expert

Marimar White-Espin is a small business owner and a Seattle native. After starting three businesses, she wanted to focus her fourth business on her passion, zero-waste living. White-Espin Co-founded Eco Collective, Seattle’s first zero-waste store in the Ballard neighborhood. Together with partners Genevieve Livingston and Summer Hanson, they provide their community with products, tools, and …

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