Does the pencil industry need any distruption?

This week on sustainable businesses, I am taking a dive into the pencil industry. Pencils are one of those staples whose brand you don't remember, just give me a pencil that functions and life goes on. Well except you are an artist. A friend of mine attended the just completed Cop 23 in Bonn, Germany … Continue reading Does the pencil industry need any distruption?

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The age of green marketing – How to avoid being fooled.

While at dinner with a friend the other day, we talked briefly about the idea of green washing and green marketing. (Only a few times does dinner get to be about work) He made a statement that stuck with me; businesses are only spending money on sustainability to sell more products because consumers are more aware now, there … Continue reading The age of green marketing – How to avoid being fooled.

Cop 23 starts tomorrow!!

Since the begining of the second half of 2017, there has been alot of buzz on the upcoming COP23 in Bonn, Germany. It is great to see that like every other high level governmental discussions, the COP over the years has gained incredible momentum and has made the issues of climate and the enviornment a big part … Continue reading Cop 23 starts tomorrow!!