We often talk about fashion when it comes to sustainability. But what about work clothing? Many professions require specific work clothes. One look at a construction site or in a factory and you know enough – these are a lot of clothes. Exactly what workwear manufacturer Havep also thought: This can be more sustainable.
Patagonia, the flagship of the sustainable apparel movement, will no longer add company logos to their clothes. The decision sparked approval and discussions. But was it a good one?
Sustainability has become a growing conversation in the fashion industry over the last couple of years- especially due to fast fashion brands. Yet, home textiles have had a much quieter sustainability conversation. ‘Let’s wake up the market’- sustainable home goods brand Buffy thought. So, they created high quality sustainable bedding and measured their environmental footprint to prove it.
You have calculated your environmental footprint – but now what? It’s simple: Your environmental footprint will guide you to make your business operations more sustainable. Here are 5 ways in which different departments in your company can leverage environmental footprints to be more innovative, profitable, and sustainable.
According to the 2015 Paris Agreement we have to halve our carbon emissions by 2030. So- where do you start? When measuring your carbon footprint, you categorize your emissions into three scopes: scope 1, 2, and 3. We previously discussed scope 1 emissions in our first blog about measuring your carbon footprint. Today it’s time for scope 2 emissions. What are they and how can I report them?
According to the 2015 Paris Agreement we have to halve our carbon emissions by 2030. But, where do you start? You start with categorizing your emissions into scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions. In this first (out of three) article on these scopes, we will dive into scope 1 emissions specifically.
The GHG protocol applies to measuring greenhouse gasses in both the public and private sector and provides standards that create a common ground for many sustainability certifications and reporting systems. In this article we summed up all ins and outs on effective GHG reporting.
Water. The most crucial substance for the survival of humankind. Yet, often we tend to forget just how important water is for us, and how much we take it for granted. This is a problem. Because we do not only consume water for our daily drinking, cooking, or showering. There is hidden water usage in (almost) every product we use. And today we’re going to talk about that.
A new term has risen in the field of LCA’s; the Product Environmental Footprint. A new methodology and standard, initiated by the EU, that will steer organizations to perform more reliable environmental measurements and creates a level playing field for everyone. And here’s how it all works.
There is one thing that every company can do to become more sustainable, and it doesn’t cost a thing.