Category: <span>Business</span>

6 Ways Small Businesses Can Honour World Environment Day

6 Ways Small Businesses Can Honour World Environment Day

From Bill Gates to Joe Biden, climate change seems to be on everybody’s lips and with World Environment Day just around the the corner this is the ideal time for small businesses to devote time to creating sustainability roadmaps and implement environmentally-friendly practices.  “As the world continues to face environmental disasters, and local demand for resources...

The Restaurant Partnering with MasterChef Winner Diana Chan to Bring a Slow Food Mentality to Fast Food

The Restaurant Partnering with MasterChef Winner Diana Chan to Bring a Slow Food Mentality to Fast Food

Australian Thai street food restaurant, P’Nut Street Noodles has partnered with renowned chef and MasterChef Australia 2017 winner, accountant-turned-chef Diana Chan, to create slow food menu “Asian Soul Food Minimum Waste, Maximum Taste” that embraces a root to stem food philosophy that minimises food wastage.    The dishes have been created with sustainability in mind, to inspire...

Not Business as Usual: Over 207 Australian Businesses Pledge to Participate in School Strike 4 Climate

Not Business as Usual: Over 207 Australian Businesses Pledge to Participate in School Strike 4 Climate

SYDNEY, Australia: On the 21st of May, the School Strike 4 Climate is having their first national strike since 2019, organised by students around the country – and this year Australian businesses are joining them.  Not Business as Usual is urging other Australian business leaders to join them on May 21 2021 by publicly allowing...

Colgate’s Recyclable Toothpaste Tube an Australian-First

Colgate’s Recyclable Toothpaste Tube an Australian-First

American multinational Colgate-Palmolive has announced the Australian launch of a new toothpaste featuring a tube that is fully recyclable – and the first of its kind in Australia. The product, Colgate Smile for Good, a toothpaste formula “made of ingredients of 99.7% natural origin”, comes in a toothpaste tube classified as recyclable under the Australasian...

Sustainable Bedding Company ettitude Goes Climate Neutral

Sustainable Bedding Company ettitude Goes Climate Neutral

Melbourne-based sustainable bedding and homewares company ettitude is officially Climate Neutral certified. The brand has committed to measuring, reducing and offsetting all of the carbon emissions associated with its operations following Climate Neutral’s internationally recognised standards for carbon measurement, neutrality and offsetting. Last year, the brand offset its emissions by funding reforestation projects in Nicaragua through its...

Why Corporate Climate Pledges of ‘Net-Zero’ Emissions Should Trigger a Healthy Dose of Skepticism

Why Corporate Climate Pledges of ‘Net-Zero’ Emissions Should Trigger a Healthy Dose of Skepticism

Hundreds of companies, including major emitters like United Airlines, BP and Shell, have pledged to reduce their impact on climate change and reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. These plans sound ambitious, but what does it actually take to reach net-zero and, more importantly, will it be enough to slow climate change? As environmental policy...

Thank Fork: Australia’s First Zero Waste, Plant-Based Meal Delivery Service

Thank Fork: Australia’s First Zero Waste, Plant-Based Meal Delivery Service

A new meal delivery service has launched to make plant-based food a part of the average Australian diet – and without all the disposable plastic packaging waste. The brainchild of Faith Forster, who turned to a plant-based diet on the advice of a doctor after suffering from pregnancy-related diabetes which resulted in insulin resistance, Thank Fork is...

Australian Demand for Plant-Based Proteins Soars, New Report Reveals

Australian Demand for Plant-Based Proteins Soars, New Report Reveals

A new report 2020 State of the Industry: Australia’s Plant-Based Meat Sector reveals that Australian demand for plant-based meat products grew exponentially last year, despite the COVID-induced economic downturn. The report by Food Frontier, an independent think tank on meat substitutes, shows that retail sales increased by 46% in the year to June 2020, with manufacturing...

3 Ways Solar Panels Save Businesses Money

3 Ways Solar Panels Save Businesses Money

The growing availability of solar panels for consumers has likewise been good news for businesses of all sizes. With higher demand has come better solar technology and a range of solar incentives, both of which make renewable energy more cost-efficient and practical for businesses. In addition to saving a business money on energy costs, solar...