We have measured all the tangible elements of Santa’s World Tour 2022 to GHG Protocol where catered for. Our calculations include: Divided by 1 billion kids (just the well-behaved ones!) = 5.564 milligrammes CO2e per child* * We always encourage complete transparency but as The Big Guy is notoriously secretive about his operation, we have […]
Tag: Sustainable Consultancy
Who is top of The Premier League Sustainability Table?
For the third year running, Sport Positive (which supports sports organisations to increase ambition and action on climate change) has released the Premier League Sustainability Table. Clubs are awarded points based on the following categories: Policy and commitment Clean energy Energy efficiency Sustainable transport Single-use plastic reduction or removal Waste management Water efficiency Plant-based or low-carbon food Biodiversity […]
We need diversity for healthy diets and ecosystems.
Monocropping is the practice of growing one crop on the same land year after year. This technique has obvious advantages for farmers, they can grow large quantities of their most profitable crop, using the same machinery, seeds, pesticides and methods. But, sadly this method of farming leaves the soil depleted of nutrients, forcing farmers to […]
New Year – Quick Sustainable Wins
Another Year Another Resolution? 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February*. This year, try a different approach and grab some instant gratification with some quick wins to be greener before February! Here’s some ideas to get you started: 1. Switch to a green energy supplier. Check out https://octopus.energy2. Ditch the plastic milk bottles and find […]
Greener gifting & an elephant named Bryan.
I want to share a personal story with you, of which I’m very proud. Last weekend we celebrated my daughter’s 9th birthday with a party for 10 of her friends. My daughter asked that her friends didn’t bring presents and instead if they wanted, they could make a small donation so that she […]
40% of online green claims are potentially misleading
According to UK regulators 40% of online green claims are potentially misleading. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has introduced the new green claims code, to help companies avoid greenwashing. The code features six overarching principles that all environmental claims must adhere to: · Be truthful and accurate.· Be clear and unambiguous.· Not omit or hide important relevant […]
The EU is greening it’s supply chain!
Earlier this week a draft law was announced requiring companies supplying the bloc to prove that their agricultural products were not linked to deforestation. The regulation is targeted at commodities where consumption by Europe’s 450 million consumers contributes the most to deforestation; including Beef, wood, palm oil, soy, coffee and cocoa. Nico Muzi, […]
A Net-Zero Roadmap for Travel & Tourism.
It’s been another big week for global climate action with promising headlines on political collaborations from COP26 – UN Climate Change Conference. For travel & tourism the headline grabbing news is the release of the World Travel & Tourism Council‘s Target Framework for the Travel & Tourism sector. The roadmap covers a lot of ground and will […]
The Spanish government is being held to account for the ecological damage.
The Spanish government is being held to account for the ecological damage of Europe’s largest saltwater lagoon, Mar Menor. Earlier this week ClientEarth announced that it was submitting a formal complaint to the European Commission, as Spain’s failure to safeguard this protected site, breaches EU and national laws. Soledad Gallego Clientearth’s wildlife and habitats lawyer said: “Continuing […]
How many cats are in the cloud
Videos featuring cats on YouTube have received over 26 Billion views! Take a moment to considered the collective digital carbon footprint of all those kitties. According to a recent report by ClimateCare the carbon footprint of our gadgets, the internet and the systems supporting them accounts for 3.7% of global greenhouse gas emissions, similar to the that […]
Eat my Shorts!
They are the tastiest thing in my wardrobe, made by PANGAIA from pineapple, banana & bamboo. It’s not just the innovative materials that excites me about this brand, it’s the transparency of their product information. Each product comes with a digital passport, a QR code on the label, which a customer can use to learn about […]
We need a new industrial revolution
“Avoiding a climate disaster will require a new industrial revolution. We need to make the technologies and products that don’t cause emissions as cheap as those that do, reducing what I call Green Premiums, so the whole world can afford them and reach our climate goals,” Bill Gates Bill Gates has pledged $1.5 billion through […]
CFCs were acceptable in the 80s
When I was 8, I would berate my mum for her excessive use of hairspray (it was the 80s, shoulder pads & big hair were acceptable). I was aware of the damage that CFCs were doing to the ozone layer and was looking to my mum to ‘fix it’. I’m pleased to say my greatest […]
Have you tried a Magic Bag?
Introducing my new favourite App from Too Good To Go, the world’s largest B2C marketplace for surplus food. Simply download the app, search your local area for participating cafes, restaurants and food shops and purchase your ‘magic bag’. You pay a small price, then pop along at the specified time and get a bag of goodies. The […]
The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative
We each eat one credit card of plastic each week! According to Sebastien Bazin the Chairman & CEO of Accor. Last month 32 new signatories joined Accor and were added to The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative, each committing to: Eliminate problematic or unnecessary plastic packaging and items; Take action to move from single-use to reuse models or reusable alternatives; […]