Category: Business

7 Ways Warehouses Can Be Environmentally Friendly

7 Ways Warehouses Can Be Environmentally Friendly

Warehousing is one of many steps within supply chain management, but it’s just as vital as the top-tier levels. The warehouse stores all the goods until they’re ready to be sent to other businesses or waiting consumers. How and where these materials are stored has a lot to do with their quality. A well-managed warehouse...

Saving The World From Plastic Waste Comes One Step Closer – Sulapac Raises €15 million

Saving The World From Plastic Waste Comes One Step Closer – Sulapac Raises €15 million

Finnish startup Sulapac raised an exceptional €15 million to engine its scale-up and internationalization. The funding enables further development and broadening of its recipe portfolio. The investors include the world’s leading luxury house Chanel and international media houses, all with valuable expertise to accelerate Sulapac’s expansion. The investment round enables Sulapac, the startup replacing plastic...

Pernod Ricard Winemakers First Large Australian Wine Company to Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity

Pernod Ricard Winemakers First Large Australian Wine Company to Achieve 100% Renewable Electricity

Pernod Ricard Winemakers has become the first large wine company in Australia to achieve 100% renewable electricity. The commitment was achieved ahead of schedule and will ensure that all wines from the iconic Australian wine brands Jacob’s Creek, St Hugo and Wyndham Estate will be produced using electricity from renewable sources. All of Pernod Ricard...

Work Causing or Exacerbating Mental Ill-Health for 1 in 5 Australians According to New Research

Work Causing or Exacerbating Mental Ill-Health for 1 in 5 Australians According to New Research

SuperFriend, a national mental health organisation that partners with the superannuation and insurance industries, has released results from Australia’s largest workplace mental health survey. It confirms that for many workers, their workplace has caused or exacerbated their mental health condition. The results also showed clear benefits for organisations that invest in targeted mental health initiatives...

Climate Joy Week #33: Qantas Announces Ambitious Carbon Neutral Plan, European Investment Bank to Stop Fossil Fuel Financing and more…

Climate Joy Week #33: Qantas Announces Ambitious Carbon Neutral Plan, European Investment Bank to Stop Fossil Fuel Financing and more…

This week’s edition of Climate Joy is proudly brought to you by our sponsor Australian Ethical: As always, we happily welcome you to this week’s edition of our Climate Joy Series. We started Climate Joy to bring positive climate news to you and to encourage one another to keep up with the good fight. That’s why...

Fashion Platform Zilingo’s Ankiti Bose to Become First Indian Woman to Co-Found a Near $1 billion Start-Up – and She’s Only in her 20s

Fashion Platform Zilingo’s Ankiti Bose to Become First Indian Woman to Co-Found a Near $1 billion Start-Up – and She’s Only in her 20s

When you hear of a 27-year-old millennial female involved in the fashion industry, you may not typically think of computers, data analytics and ecommerce. However, that is exactly the case with Ankiti Bose, the co-founder and CEO of fashion sourcing company Zilingo, poised to be India’s first female startup ‘unicorn’ with her company now valued...

There Are Over 450 Eco Labels. Why It Makes Sense to Overhaul the System and Make it Consumer-Friendly…

There Are Over 450 Eco Labels. Why It Makes Sense to Overhaul the System and Make it Consumer-Friendly…

In recent times, public interest in protecting the environment, sustainability and positive climate action is higher than it has ever been. From politics and fashion to energy and manufacturing, climate change and the environment has become the central consideration in what we buy, who we vote for, where we travel even. It is undeniable that...

Investment Firm Ausbil Becomes First Australian Company to Sign Landmark Investor Declaration on Plastic Pollution

Investment Firm Ausbil Becomes First Australian Company to Sign Landmark Investor Declaration on Plastic Pollution

MEDIA RELEASE Ausbil Investment Management (Ausbil) has become the first Australian company to sign the landmark Investor Declaration on Plastic Pollution, a declaration citing plastic pollution as a clear corporate brand risk and pledging to interact with leading companies to find solutions through new corporate commitments, programs, and policies. In becoming a signatory to the...

Alexander Desabrais, Co-Founder of Sustainable Watch Startup Solios: “Privilege Comes with Social Responsibility”

Alexander Desabrais, Co-Founder of Sustainable Watch Startup Solios: “Privilege Comes with Social Responsibility”

When sustainable solar watch startup Solios launched its Kickstarter campaign in 2018, Canadian founders Alexander Desabrais and Samuel Leroux weren’t expecting spectacular results. But in just 30 minutes, not only was the campaign funded, it blitzed its CA$25,000 goal, raising a whopping CA$ 90,111! Take one look at the Solios watch and it’s easy to...