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Using challenges to educate employees on sustainability with Mark Longstaff from Adobe

Mark Longstaff, from Adobe, joined our Co-Founder, Jo Hand, at our Chief Greenie session to share his tips and insights on using challenges for employee engagement. According to Mark, sustainability has become a core part of many businesses and Mark says, is vital to their success in an ever changing and, often, turbulent market. “Individuals, […]

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World Environment Day ’23: Let’s beat plastic pollution

World Environment Day this year is focused on beating plastic pollution.  Here we will share some easy ways for you to take action on plastic and share some ideas on how we can help reduce its immediate effects on nature.  How to reduce our use of plastic   Wealthier nations typically use the largest amounts of

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Travel Lighter: How to reduce your carbon footprint with greener choices 

Did you know that on average driving accounts for 20% of an individual’s carbon footprint? And that a jumbo jet pumps out 1 tonne of carbon every 8 miles? The way we travel to work, on holidays or even to the shop, has a significant impact on our carbon footprint. That’s why we all need

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Overcoming challenges and growing a team of sustainability champions

There’s a famous quote that says ‘Two heads are better than one’. And that couldn’t be more true for the dynamic duo of Chief Greenies at Ninety One. Vina and Zoe have been working together on the Giki programme at Ninety One for two years. Ninety One is a global asset manager that develops specialist

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How you can buy better to cut your carbon footprint this Earth Day

Earth Day is one of the world’s largest environmental movements, and there are lots of ways you can make a difference this April 22nd to protect our planet. The theme for Earth Day 2023 is ‘Invest in our planet’ and this month, we’re giving you ways you can Buy Better and Invest Greener. It’s estimated

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#embraceequity and celebrate women leaders to build a net-zero future

Climate change, one of the most complex and challenging issues, will require the very best in leadership to navigate it. In this article, written by our co-founder Jo Hand, we celebrate the work of women in leadership roles acting as a force for good and transforming their worlds to help build a net zero future.    

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Be the most efficient you (and save money too)

Efficiency is prized in many parts of life and living sustainably is no exception. When it comes to everyday actions that create emissions (like heating or lighting our homes and offices and using a car), you can make carbon and cost savings by being more efficient.  Globally personal carbon footprints are around five tonnes, so

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