The United Kingdom’s Bold Step Towards a Greener Future: The Ban on Single-Use Plastics

In an effort to combat the growing environmental problem of plastic pollution, the United Kingdom has implemented a comprehensive ban on certain single-use plastic items. This legislation, which comes into effect from 1st of October 2023, has been widely welcomed by environmentalists and citizens alike. Yet, some believe that this is just the first step […]

The Unseen Carbon Footprint: A Dive Into the Environmental Impact of Startups and Corporations

With the escalating climate crisis, the role of businesses in mitigating environmental damage has become more significant than ever. However, startling statistics reveal a concerning trend: a vast majority of venture capital-backed UK startups have taken little to no action to measure or offset their carbon emissions. This article delves into the subject, presenting the […]

Upgrading Our Economic System: Moving Beyond GDP to Address Climate Crisis

As we navigate the 21st century, the tension between economic growth and environmental sustainability has never been more palpable. Traditional measures of economic prosperity, such as Gross Domestic Product (GDP), have come under intense scrutiny for their failure to consider the environmental and social implications of growth. The question that arises is whether it’s possible […]

Radical Collaboration: The Key to Combating Climate and Biodiversity Crisis

Climate change and biodiversity loss are two of the most pressing issues of our time. They are complex, interconnected, and require a global response. One approach that has proven effective in addressing these challenges is radical collaboration. This article explores what radical collaboration is, why it’s necessary, and how it can be implemented to combat […]

The Power of Personal Climate Leadership

In 2000 bp the giant oil & gas company launched a climate campaign that won a laudatory advertising award, a “Gold Effie.” The campaign impressed upon the American public that a different type of pollution, is also your problem, not the problem of oil & gas industry. BP hired the public relations professionals Ogilvy & Mather to promote […]

ESG: Driving Climate Action or Facilitating Corporate Greenwashing?

Driving action against climate change has become a significant focus for companies across the globe. The rise of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors has been instrumental in this. However, as ESG becomes more mainstream, concerns about its effectiveness and potential misuse are surfacing. Are these strategies genuinely driving climate action, or are they merely […]