The agricultural revolution has granted the sector electric tools for what used manual or animal labour. Throughout time we have brought down bushes separating crops to make space for large plots of land that a tractor can plough. We have heightened our use of fertilisers and pesticides changing the productivity of our crops and land […]
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There is a lot of focus on emissions in climate change literature and news. However, it is not the only problem we are dealing with regarding climate change. While the recent light shed on climate change has increased population’s awareness of the matter, focussing on emissions narrows the understanding of climate change for the broad […]
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The word climate anxiety has been recently coined. It focused on anxiety felt by climate conscious people regarding their inability to change things enough. While fighting climate change is very important, fighting the impact of it on your life and mental health is a primary concern. I should add that no one has ever been […]
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What are the alternatives to single-use plastics? What are bioplastics? Are some plastics truly biodegradable? Do you ask yourself these questions? I have done some research to help you there and I am about to respond to all of this in this article! The low cost has enabled the emergence of single-use items where convenience and low cost takes over reusable items.
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Consumers are increasingly acting as activists demanding stronger corporate social responsibility from the companies they support according to Brands & Stands report. Organisations are focusing on stakeholders rather than shareholders due to the importance of brand image, fostering positive word-of-mouth advertisement and avoiding a public backlash. For this reason organisations want to appeal to environmentally […]
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Who Gives a Crap is a toilet paper brand that has taken the world by storm with its inventive marketing, unusual concept and funky name. The company that claims to offer a sustainable alternative to your most necessary needs will be reviewed and analysed by your trusted sustainability expert – myself. So what is this […]
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This is a second part to my article on Nespresso and the introduction to its supply chain. A SUSTAINABLE SUPPLY CHAIN THE IMPORTANCE OF SUSTAINABILITY AT NESPRESSO Nestle understood early in the development of the brand that there was a growingmarket for speciality coffee. The same high end market cares about the origin of thecoffee […]
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This was written as part of my undergraduate degree. The essay was written in 2016 so the information was accurate at the time of submission. Nespresso is Nestlé’s speciality coffee brand. With its single-use coffee pods, Nespresso introduced customers to a high-end, barista experience at home. The core values rely on quality, sustainability and people […]
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Recently, I read a few articles on the roots of our beliefs and listened to a podcast on persuasion. Like many, I have always been fascinated by negotiation, persuasion and convincing people. It is essentially the art of making others do what you want them to, think what you would like them to think and […]
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I recommended a few changes to IKEA’s logistics for greener practices. Scholars view packaging forms as a strategic choice that can be driven by customer orientation, technology or logistics orientation (Hellström, Nilsson, 2011 and Coles & Beharrell, 1990). A first part will present the implications of this improvement on the SC’s capability then its impact […]
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