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Human capital: employee value in a post-Covid world

Human capital: employee value in a post-Covid world

With a careful easing of lockdown restrictions on the horizon, many organisations are looking forward to a return to in-person…
Happy birthday to us!

Happy birthday to us!

Today Grain turns nineteen! In 2002, we started life as a design consultancy called Sunny Side Up, renamed a year…
Re-thinking the concept of value and why this matters for business

Re-thinking the concept of value and why this matters for business

As mass vaccination starts, bringing hope to many businesses for 2021, what has the pandemic taught us about our existing…
Sustainability labelling and consumer empowerment

Sustainability labelling and consumer empowerment

We are delighted to announce Grain Sustainability’s inaugural event, and the first in our “Conversations on Sustainability” series. Across all…
The delights of data collection

The delights of data collection

For businesses starting on their sustainability journey, there’s usually a driving factor: a commitment to making the company more environmentally…
The business case for sustainability — and why businesses need to build back better

The business case for sustainability — and why businesses need to build back better

This year has been one of uncertainty, change, and also agility. At the start of 2020 organisations set their plans…
Where to begin with sustainability?

Where to begin with sustainability?

The headlines are overwhelming: climate strikes, the planet itself on strike with extreme weather, social inequalities and injustices, plastic taking…