The voluntary standard setters welcome the historic resolution adopted at the fifth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5.2) to end plastic pollution and forge an international legally binding agreement by 2024.
By leveraging plastic credit financing, we can work together to provide dignified employment for waste workers, reduce social ostracization, and empower women — all of which has transformative impact on communities around the world.
Every organization was deep in 2022 planning mode, and the same question was on everyone’s mind: if sustainability has become table stakes, then what’s the next frontier? How do we differentiate ourselves in this oversaturated marketplace?
How do we navigate this dilemma of “progress versus perfect”, and move past the psychological gridlocks that are paralyzing a whole generation into apathy?
For businesses, being purposeful is no longer a luxury. So how do brands amplify their impact journey and build a loyal community of customers?
The failure to inject efforts into the right initiatives will exhaust our resources on impact innovations that are not as worthwhile or time-critical right now. That’s why we need to be precise about the initiatives we choose to support.
In this article, I will dissect the economic, social, and psychological intricacies of the Trump era in an attempt to offer insights and recommendations for how we can reshape the climate movement towards a more inclusive and impactful future.
A growing number of consumers around the world are beginning to expect nothing but the best from brands, inspiring stronger accountability and purpose-driven practices. However, these expectations have also triggered the beginning of cancel culture, with many brands facing backlash from watchdogs, consumers, and activists for doing something as harmless as stating their impact goals
This article forms the first in our six-part series to analyze The Circulate Initiative’s recent report, ‘A Sea of Plastics Claims and Credits: Steering Stakeholders Towards Impact’ and its 11 proposed best practices for the plastic credit market. Our series aims to present a pragmatic and evidence-backed analysis and help advance this burgeoning environmental finance ecosystem towards greater accountability and global impact.
While we wait for the pandemic to subside, the planet cannot afford to. Here is a tactical guide on why and how your brand can still pursue sustainability under COVID-19.