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How to reduce your carbon footprint as a company

  By this point, everyone can agree that global warming is a very real and present danger that is not to be taken lightly (unless we are to believe certain world leaders). Reducing the carbon footprint, AKA the negative impact our activities as people have on the environment, is our top priority should we wish to stay on this planet a little while longer. This however, is not just the responsibility of the average joe, but of everyone, including companies and organisations in general.   Fuel use The use of fossil fuels has since time immemorial been a big bad in the emission of carbon dioxide, and companies have certainly played a big role in this. Imagine the emissions...

Eco Friendly Packaging: Create More Value with Less Impact

It is impossible to avoid plastic in 2017. We find it everywhere whether it is at home, in our car, in the office or in our hands. We are faced with plastic every moment of every day. In 2050 there will be more plastic than fish in our oceans. It’s time to reduce our production and our use of plastic. Ecological packaging is a way to contribute to this cause.   More Value Eco Friendly Packaging is strongly linked to concrete economic and ecological stakes such as the reduction of expenditure on material resources and the prevention of pollution in the industrial and manufacturing sectors. We could summarize it and say it is to save money and limit a company’s...

Dosing Cap Technology: a Green Alternative for Cleaning Products

  Liquid soap is part of our everyday life. We often have one detergent for the floors, another one for the oven and yet another for the bathroom. Even when they are ecological, the various products that we store to the point of cluttering our closets are challenging. Their use is also problematic: over- or underdosing the liquid soap has negative effects on environment, health…and our wallet! Discover how the dosing cap technology might be the solution.   What are the negative effect(s) of liquid soap? For some years, consumers seem to be more aware of the potential danger of liquid soap – or more generally household products. Despite the physical effects of non-optimal dosing of these products like...

Responsible sourcing: influence sustainable behavior throughout your value chain!

Have you heard about the Rana Plaza collapse? This building that manufactured apparel for famous occidental brands collapsed in 2013 leading to the death of 1138 workers in Bangladesh. This dramatic event reminded the importance of social responsibility of factories and brands at all levels of the supply chain. In this context, a growing number of companies decided to include social and environmental standards in their business model. We are all part of this value chain. So what are the factors to be considered by businesses and what role can we play as a consumer? Responsible sourcing and corporate responsibility Responsible sourcing may be described as the integration of environmental and social considerations into the procurement processes of companies....
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