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The Top 5 Sustainable Business Trends From Food Tech To Renewable Energy

3 Mins Read Sustainability is no doubt the keyword taking over the corporate landscape in recent years. From startups developing crucial innovations in clean energy to investors pouring capital into firms creating sustainable food solutions, businesses all over the world are now incorporating environmental considerations to their practices.  In a new report by Colorado-based seed accelerator Techstars, the […]

Patagonia, Unilever & IKEA Among The Brands Ranked By Experts As Global Sustainability Leaders

3 Mins Read In a new survey conducted by public opinion research consultancy GlobeScan and global think tank SustainAbility, experts ranked Unilever, Patagonia, IKEA, Interface and Natura &Co as top leaders in sustainability. Experts say that long-term resilience of brands now depends on their sustainability record and the ability to innovate new business models for the future.  GlobeScan […]

‘Reimagining Capitalism In A World On Fire’: Why A Zero Carbon Economy Can’t Happen Without Corporate Buy-In

3 Mins Read In her new book Reimagining Capitalism In a World on Fire, renowned Harvard University professor Rebecca Henderson takes on the question of why businesses have a huge role to play in addressing climate change. Based on her own university course “Reimagining Capitalism”, which grew from 28 students to over 300 each year, Henderson makes a […]

Climate-Forward Companies “Outperformed” During Pandemic According To HSBC

3 Mins Read Companies with a strong environmental focus have outperformed the broader stock market, said HSBC. The news comes during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, which has caused a global economic fallout unseen since the Great Depression in the 1930s. In a recent research note, the bank detailed how environmental, social and governance (ESG) centric stocks are doing […]

74% Of Elite Chinese Consumers Prioritise Making A Positive Impact Over Materialism

2 Mins Read According to a new report by HSBC Jade, the bank’s most elite membership level, Chinese consumers say that their personal growth and making a positive impact on earth is more important than wealth. This adds to the growing analyses indicating that the consumer market, especially in Asia, is increasingly wellness oriented and eco-conscious. For companies, […]

10 Things To Know Before You Eat Out Of That “Compostable” Takeaway Bowl

6 Mins Read You’ve surely seen the rise in fibre bowls. Light in weight, brown in colour, and clearly marked as compostable, biodegradable, plant-based – these have sprouted all over town in cafés and restaurants, replacing styrofoam or wax-lined paper cups in a bid to “go green”. They’ve become the food industry’s widely adopted measure, representing some kind […]