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Recent forecasts suggest that the green bond market is set to nudge $100bn in 20161. This is good news – the flow of capital into sustainability geared investments is undoubtedly a positive move. But when you start thinking about what … Continue reading

November 17th, 2016

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Released 7th August 2013 This is the new message from global community ‘Sustainable Brands’ in a new white paper, accumulating several years’ worth of discussion between businesses, NGOs and academics. Businesses must re-evaluate how to ingrain sustainability into strategy and … Continue reading

August 7th, 2013

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Released 25th July 2013 Ecodesk, the world’s largest business and supply chain sustainability platform for non-financial information has struck enterprise deals with 18 companies in the past few weeks, who want to openly map their supply chain sustainability performance through … Continue reading

July 26th, 2013

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Drinks can maker Ball Packaging Europe has released details of its sustainability improvements since 2007, claiming a 17 per cent energy reduction and cut in water consumption by 34 per cent. In the past two years, Ball has invested 900,000 … Continue reading

July 4th, 2013

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Released 25th June 2013 Businesses must adapt to remain competitive in a world with diminishing natural resources and other environmental challenges according to a report entitled ‘GEO-5 for Business: Impacts of a Changing Environment on the Corporate Sector’ released by … Continue reading

June 26th, 2013

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Released 20th June 2013 G8 leaders have committed to implementing transparent strategies to report pollution levels and energy consumption through the Open Data Charter, signed by all G8 countries this week. Environmental protection is one of the key targets cited in … Continue reading

June 21st, 2013

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Released 11th June 2013 Transport and logistics giant, DHL is undertaking a trial of a new hybrid vehicle two years since the start of the development project which could lead to significant cost savings and reduce carbon emissions by up to 25 … Continue reading

June 12th, 2013

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Released 5th June 2013 Today is World Environment Day – a day to encourage individuals and businesses to make positive changes to reduce their impact on the environment. This year’s theme is linked to the “Think.Eat.Save. Reduce Your Foodprint,” campaign … Continue reading

June 6th, 2013

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Released 23rd May 2013 A survey conducted by Ogilvyearth has found that 88.2 per cent of South Africans are increasingly likely to boycott a company which is acting in an environmentally irresponsible manner. 92 per cent of the 800 consumers surveyed stated … Continue reading

May 23rd, 2013

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Released 22nd April 2013 Today, is Earth Day. People, companies and countries across the globe will today be taking little steps to make a little difference to the environment. Ecodesk has several initiatives up its sleeve – but unsurprisingly – … Continue reading

April 22nd, 2013

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