The 10 features of an effective sustainability standard help you identify the most reliable and impactful ecolabels in a crowded—and confusing—market.
Ecolabels signal environmental and social protection to consumers. Every successful ecolabel has three key ingredients: an effective sustainability standard, authentic communication strategies and skillful information design.
Ecolabels are important drivers of sustainable production and consumption. How did ecolabels begin? Why are they seen as a key differentiator in today’s market?
By bringing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into effect in January 2016, the United Nations along with the support of all the member countries made a decisive commitment to sustainable development in the world. SDGs comprise of 17 goals, framed on the success of Millennium Development Goals[i]. SDGs […]
Last week, a much anticipated climate change conference concluded in Katowice, Poland. The conference is critical because 3 years after signing the Paris Agreement, there is finally a working program to operationalize the Agreement. Many people have been talking about the rigor (or the lack of it) of […]
Since the dawn of the Industrial Era, urbanization is considered to be an inevitable and universal process. This is because urbanization and urban areas have conditions that are prerequisites for the industrial and technological revolutions and the associated economic development that followed. The conditions for industrialization includes access […]
Technological interventions today require a huge amount of funds and investments. This is especially true in the case of interventions in the sustainable development sector. Due to high perceived risk in the market, renewable energy and other innovations in the environmental field do not receive as much interest […]