Tag: Climate Change

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The Corporate Agenda – Sustainability on Board?

As more companies realised Climate Change is a joint effort whose risks will be better mitigated with more companies tackling the challenge materially, actions increased. 6,380 companies announced pledges. Where’s sustainability on the corporate agenda?

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COP26

In the long-awaited COP26, 197 parties have agreed to voluntarily comply with Paris Agreement’s articles in a global and shared effort to mitigate the negative impacts of Climate Change, now common and more robust knowledge. Notwithstanding, some nations prefer to ride freely, preventing the Planet to further progress on its population’s wellbeing. Some of its population oppose this attitude but the adopted strategy shows … Read More COP26

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Sustainable Leadership – a game changer

Sustainable leadership demands bold, authentic and forward thinking actions to be credible and hence, a game changer. Building strong institutions is part of the game.

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Will COP26 accelerate the path to Net-Zero?

The effort countries expect to make, recently communicated through the updated NDCs are welcome. The World has become #onestepgreener. Given that not all the parties have updated their NDCs and only 60% of G20 countries have set #Net-Zero targets, can #COP26 succeed in managing the global GHG emissions effectively? Are we #togetherforourplanet?

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Closing the Loop – Screening the Documentary

Closing the Loop, an award winner Circular Economy documentary will be screened by SustainAbility in Habit founder followed by a chat. This Sunday at 15h00 GMT/16h00 CET

Circular Economy and the Circular Economy Commitment

A podcast interview to Prof Dr Wayne Visser on Circular Economy and the Circular Economy Commitment some companies have made recently. Do you want to learn more about it? Just listen to this interview.

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Net-Zero

How to achieve Net-Zero. Neutralizations instead of Compensation, is key.

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Making Peace with Nature

Antonio Guterres, UN Secretary-General said “our war on nature has left the planet broken”. Climate Change impact needs to be mitigated, is time to fully #MindTheGap, make Peace with Nature so we can keep enjoying it whilst reducing GHG emissions, globally. Think Globally, Act Locally.

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FMCG industry – is the therapy worth?

Retail therapy has been used by many as a way to evade. Although people often feel better after that, the practice hasn’t been sustainable, as any other where consumerism has taken control of our lives and the resouces of our planets. FMCG is responsible for the majority of global GHG emissions. More circular business models should be adopted.

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The Fashion Industry

Clothing is a basic need as it is food. They are also the top 2 industries with highest water usage. But both also waste a lot of the inputs and output they generate. Efficiencies are highly requested in the Fashion industry. Otherwise, it risks to be ironically labelled as unfashionable.

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Fossil Fuels

Our past activity has been sustained by burning fossil fuels. Many by-products have been created, as illustrated in oil refining tower, to support the demand of multiple products we all use, one way or another. Yet, this behaviour is not sustainable.

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Renewable Energy in 2020

Renewable Energy targets have been set by the EU for 2020, as a way to increase infinite natural resouces usage in energy generation and consumption. Has this been successful?