Christmas gifts – 10 ecological and ethical ideas to offer to family & friends

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Are you looking for eco-friendly, responsible or ethical gift ideas to offer to your friends and family for Christmas? Then we have some ideas to help you out buying or creating original and responsible gifts! Christmas is usually a period of gifts. Yet, this is not a reason to fall into the excesses of consumption: we can keep up to our…

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Are avocados sustainable? What are the consequences of avocado production?

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Avocados became the latest trend in the Western World’s diet. Apart from their tasty flavor, they have many benefits for our health and well-being. But producing them in industrial numbers is harming the environment and local populations. We have set a high demand for avocados. Let’s go deeper into what’s happening around the supply. Why are avocados so popular? What are…

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Is palm oil bad for the planet? Can palm oil be sustainable?

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Palm oil is present in around 50% of the products you see when you go to the supermarket. Due to its massive use and efficiency, it is being overexploited – destroying ecosystems, biodiversity and supporting unfair human rights practices. Because of this, some companies have already started to demand that the palm oil they buy as an ingredient for their products…

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World Diabetes Day: how can exercising and healthy diets prevent it?

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Diabetes is a cause of premature death and disability that affects over 1,5 million people worldwide. We’ve analyzed some statistics about the decrease in the practice of sports and the increase in the use of technology gadgets and in sugar production in an attempt to explain why the number of people with diabetes has been growing. The results are quite surprising.…

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The top 100 companies with the best CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) reputation

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Global CR RepTrak 100 is a global survey that ranks global companies based on their corporate social responsibility (CSR) reputation. This year it collected the opinion of over 230,000 people from the general public across the 15 largest economies. Let’s take a look at the main results and find out which companies have the best CSR reputation. Why is CSR important…

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Life Cycle Analysis & Product Life Cycle: Definition and Meaning

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What is a life cycle analysis (LCA)? What definition does it have? Is it mandatory or expensive? What is a product life cycle? What examples of product life cycles are there? e-CSR decrypts it for you.Life cycle analysis? – Definition & Meaning The life cycle assessment is a method of appraising the environmental impact of a service or product over…

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World Cities Day 2018 – Why do we need resilient cities?

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In 2018 the World Cities Day is centered on resilient cities and communities. But what does it mean to be resilient? And what key learnings can we take from this day? Celebrating the World Cities Day and Resilient Cities in 2018 The ‘World Cities Day’ is celebrated every year on 31st of October since its first anniversary in 2014 and this…

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ISO 26000 Standards & CSR – Definition

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What is the definition if ISO 26000? How do these standards contribute to sustainable development? Find out all about it below. A simple definition of the ISO 26000 standards Published in 2010 by the International Organization for Standardization, the ISO 26000 standards establish the principles and guidelines of the concept of social responsibility. These standards also offer guidance and suggestions on…

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ISO 9001 Standards & CSR – Definition

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What is the meaning and definition of the ISO 9001 standards? What are its objectives, principles and benefits? e-CSR decrypts it. What is the definition and meaning of the ISO 9001 standards?The ISO 9001 standards are part of the ISO 9000 family of standards published by the International Organization for Standardization. Specifically, the ISO 9001 defines, for any company or…

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Coffee – its ecological impact & how we can help the planet.

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Good morning sunshine! Or maybe not, if you haven’t had that critical cup of coffee in the morning. Coffee leaves us feeling energetic, happy, satisfied and ready to go. But how is one of the world’s most sought commodities produced and discarded? Let’s find out more about the ecological impacts of the supermarket-cheap, planet-expensive coffee industry and what we can do…

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