November 29, 2023
Rising global environmental issues and the increasing consciousness of human's impact on the environment have given momentum to sustainability among businesses in various sectors. The building sector is probably not the first to come to mind when considering the environmental effects of various industries. Although, it should be, given that residential and commercial buildings are responsible for
November 1, 2023
According to Global Google search statistics, searches for topics related to sustainable products increased by around 130% between 2017 and 2022. This is by itself enough to highlight the stark increase in consumers' awareness of their purchases' environmental impact. What is more interesting here is that many consumers are willing to pay extra for sustainable products with high-quality,
October 18, 2023
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) strategy is a priority for companies to demonstrate their values, commitment to action, and transparency. ESG allows businesses to measure how they integrate environmental, social, and governance practices into operations, business models, impact, and sustainability.
October 12, 2023
Every year about 11.2 billion tonnes of solid waste is collected worldwide, with much of that ending up in landfills, contributing to emissions and environmental change. So, when it comes to deciding which sustainability practices to focus on in your workplace, waste management is an area that can significantly reduce your organization’s environmental footprint.
October 4, 2023
As environmental change and climate concerns accelerate, renewable energy is offering a beacon of hope. But challenges like intermittency, storage limitations and grid management are creating barriers for implementing the required infrastructure around the globe.
September 29, 2023
Take a trip to the grocery store and you’ll likely see the terms Natural, Organic, Sustainable and GMO-Free displayed across product and food packaging. While some labels can be trusted, others come with misleading claims and confusing terminologies, making even a quick stop at the store overwhelming.
August 31, 2023
According to the United Nations Environment Programme, the real estate industry is responsible for 40 percent of global carbon dioxide emissions, with 30 percent of that resulting from construction. But as a site manager or builder, you have the power to mitigate your project’s footprint by implementing these 10 eco-friendly construction practices.
July 31, 2023
Given that humankind has become more considerate of the planet's future, almost everybody, from organizations to individuals, is actively seeking new ways to help mitigate the increasing environmental challenges we face today. This is for the ultimate aim of removing the obstacles to more sustainable, greener living including the waste humans generate.
July 12, 2023
As global temperatures continue to rise, so do the number of air conditioning units around the world, with the tally expected to hit 1 billion by 2030, and double by 2040.
The International Energy Agency estimates that by 2050, two-thirds of the world’s households will be fitted with an air conditioner, with half of them installed in China, India and Indonesia.
July 5, 2023
Environmental change is one of the biggest challenges of our time, but with it comes an array of exciting new opportunities for sustainability professionals who can help organizations navigate, assess and mitigate the risks of our changing world. Here, we’ll highlight the most 10 in-demand sustainability jobs that will play a pivotal role in the coming years.