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.

What exactly goes on in an Environmental Impact Assessment? Find out here…

If you are in the construction industry, the term EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) will likely be familiar. If you work in other sectors as well, you might have come across the term. EIA is a tool to check the environmental effects of a project, policy or action before it is carried out to consider the potential … Continue reading What exactly goes on in an Environmental Impact Assessment? Find out here…