Tag: Sustainable Consultancy

Who is top of The Premier League Sustainability Table?

Who is top of the premiere legeaue 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.

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?

  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 […]

40% of online green claims are potentially misleading

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  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!

Oil palms beside tropical rainforest

  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.

sustainable 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.

Europe’s largest saltwater lagoon, Mar Menor

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

How many cats are in the cloud? Reducing our digital carbon footprint.

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 […]

The Global Tourism Plastics Initiative

Plastic waste on a beach

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; […]

The Belvera B2B travel sustainability report 2021

The Belvera B2B travel sustainability report 2021

Yesterday Belvera Partners published ‘The Belvera B2B travel sustainability report 2021: sustainability reporting in B2B travel’s top 350 companies globally’, featuring expert advice and case studies from Amadeus and Hotelbeds. Worryingly, the report finds that over 80% of the top 350 companies in the B2B Travel space don’t have any kind of sustainability report in place. This shows the opportunities to gain a […]