To mark World Savings Day, we’re sharing our recent work for Scottish Water. The ‘Water Is Always Worth Saving’ campaign underlines the importance of protecting this precious resource. Although it may seem like we get more than enough water, only 1% of rain lands where Scottish Water can access it. So, how can we be… Continue reading WATER IS ALWAYS WORTH SAVING.
At Always Be Content, we’ve got sustainability woven into our DNA. From the start, we’ve believed in helping companies do well by doing good. Our clients share our progressive vision. We’ve helped them build trust with customers and communities. But, in the world at large, progressive values are in peril. The planet’s temperature – and… Continue reading ALWAYS B CORP: JOINING A MOVEMENT FOR CHANGE
2022 is not starting out as a good year for ESG / sustainability-oriented investments, business models and government policy initiatives. The primary cause of the problem is Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The war has triggered poor returns on ESG-focused investment funds and the sustainability-oriented businesses that comprise them. The conflict has also cast doubts on… Continue reading Will the War in Ukraine Short-Circuit ESG/ Sustainability Efforts?
OSRAM Licht AG is a multinational lighting manufacturer based in Munich, Germany. They are currently undergoing a transformation to a high-tech photonics company. Photonics is technology that uses light –it is at the center of everything they do, and a key technology component of the information age. Their products cover the full spectrum of… Continue reading OSRAM: GUIDING LIGHT
The world’s largest private power company does well by doing good. Enel SpA is headquartered in Rome, Italy. They are the largest private distributor of electricity in the world – with about 74 million end-users worldwide. They are the leading private operator in renewable energy with a capacity of 46GW, and they employ over 68,000… Continue reading ENEL: A BRIGHTER FUTURE
“The devil is in the details” is an idiom that refers to initiatives which might seem simple at a first look. However, on closer examination, these promising projects often demand a significant amount of thought and work to complete. The phrase is widely attributed to German-born architect Ludwig Miles van der Rohe. This focused… Continue reading AMERICAN WATER: DEEP RESILIENCE
ING is a global bank with a strong European base. Their 53,000 employees serve over 38 million customers, corporate clients and financial institutions in over 40 countries. Their stated purpose is “To empower people to stay a step ahead in life and business.” Making the connection between banking and sustainable business practices may seem… Continue reading ING: BANKING ON SUSTAINABILITY
Climate change is a big problem. Humans are increasingly affecting the world’s weather. We are raising the earth’s temperature by burning fossil fuels, cutting down rainforests and farming livestock. Our activities add enormous amounts of CO2 to the atmosphere, increasing the greenhouse effect and global warming. Canada-based Algonquin Power & Utilities Corporation has… Continue reading ALGONQUIN: CLEAN AFFORDABLE ENERGY
After water, tea is the world’s most popular drink, so the global tea market is enormous – valued at over $55 billion USD. Consumer goods giant Unilever sells more tea than anyone else, controlling nearly 30% of the global branded tea business (including Lipton), and buying 12% of the world’s tea. The Problems with… Continue reading UNILEVER: SUSTAINABLE LIVING
Who is the world’s most sustainable company? What sector are they in? How do you even achieve sustainability? And how long does it take to become so sustainable? There’s a lot to unpack here. But the best way to answer these questions is to think about why we need companies to be more sustainable… Continue reading ORSTED: WORLD LEADING SUSTAINABILITY