Category: Business

Australian Plant-Based Cheese Start-up ‘Grounded’ Attracts $300k Investment

Australian Plant-Based Cheese Start-up ‘Grounded’ Attracts $300k Investment

Grounded breaks into international markets with Seeds of Change Accelerator  From a restaurant in Victoria to operating in the big smoke of New York, Grounded simply cannot believe how fast their business has grown worldwide. In 2019, the company was chosen as one of six Australian-based start-ups in the Seeds of Change Accelerator, a partnership with...

How You Can Future-Proof Your Business By Going Green

How You Can Future-Proof Your Business By Going Green

By Indiana Lee In 2019, Fortune composed a list of companies they recognized as “Sustainability All Stars.” This list consists of renowned organizations like IBM, Walmart, Apple, and Salesforce. These leaders in sustainable practices are doing everything from making the best use of renewable energy to making their products from recyclable materials. However, while these...

How Ecopel is Making Faux Fur Sustainable

How Ecopel is Making Faux Fur Sustainable

Something is shifting on international catwalks: after decades of pressure from animal rights organisations and activists, top-name designer brands like Gucci, Michael Kors, Versace, Burberry, Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier and Prada – all former supporters of the fur trade – have now refused to work with animal fur. The Fashion Weeks of Oslo, Helsinki, Amsterdam,...

Our 2020 Plan: Mobilising Serious Climate Action, Activating Hope and Promoting Diversity and Inclusivity

Our 2020 Plan: Mobilising Serious Climate Action, Activating Hope and Promoting Diversity and Inclusivity

Note: This letter from the editor was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, Happy 2020!  With my personal life taking a front seat in December, I wasn’t able to send out as many newsletters last month as I had planned so I sincerely hope that you and your loved...

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...