How sustainable is AI?

Robotic hand pressing a keyboard on a laptop

Despite being a relatively new phenomenon, artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly appearing in modern-day life as technology replicating human actions. That may take the form of chatbots like ChatGPT, image generators, voice recognition like Siri or Alexa, or even driverless cars. Because using AI is instantaneous with no evident emissions associated with its use, the […]

Biophilic design: the power of plants

Plant covered Changi airport, Singapore

As a sustainability consultancy we are obviously pro-plants, but did you know those houseplants you keep forgetting to water could benefit your physical and mental health, enhance productivity and even make you live longer? Alongside this is the added planetary benefit of absorbing carbon dioxide from the air. The term ‘biophilia’ was popularised by Edward […]

How is biodiversity linked to business?

Father and child in forest

Net zero strategies including reducing greenhouse gas emissions have already become key priorities for businesses looking for longevity. Now you may begin to hear about biodiversity reporting and wonder why it should be part of your ESG approach. What is biodiversity? Biodiversity is defined as the ‘variety and variability of all life on Earth, including […]

Sustainability inspiration from Copenhagen

Copenhagen coloured houses

As the world’s most sustainable city, we’re looking to Copenhagen for forward-thinking green inspiration. With an impressive target to be the first CO2-neutral capital by 2025, Copenhagen has committed to sustainably reducing its two-million-tonne carbon footprint, while enabling growth. In the last two decades, the city’s carbon transformation has occurred alongside a 25% growth in […]

Earth Day 2022

Hands to earth

April 22nd celebrates Earth Day and in a rapidly escalating climate crisis it’s more relevant than ever before.

Ground-breaking food and drink eco-labelling scheme to be piloted in September

Two people looking a food label in supermarket

A food and drink eco-labelling scheme has been put together by Foundation Earth, a newly-formed non-profit organisation backed by UK and European governments, global food giant Nestlé and British brands including Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s, the Co-op and Costa Coffee. It is based on a system developed Mondra, a company which helps food system players […]

World Bee Day — May 20th

Lots of bees

Taking a walk yesterday along the South Downs coastal path near the Seven Sisters, I came across a nature board