Climate Change And Global Warming

A few years ago, we wondered about global warming existence and the human role in it. Today, observations remove doubt and the alerts concerning pollution consequences become recurring. Companies and citizens must commit, adapt and mobilize. Are men and companies primarily responsible for climate change ? What are the impacts and consequences on the planet ? Who should react and how ? Find in this category news of companies’ initiatives about global warming. Discover also examples of global warming commitment and approaches of organizations in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).

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

par André Gonçalves André Gonçalves

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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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Is Palm Oil Bad For The Planet? Can Palm Oil Be Sustainable?

par André Gonçalves André Gonçalves

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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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China Has A New Policy Banning Plastic Waste: Can It Turn Out To Be Something Good?

par André Gonçalves André Gonçalves

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China was, for the last three decades, responsible for managing nearly half of the world’s plastic waste. In April 2018, the Chinese government announced a new policy to ban the import of 32 kinds of solid wastes including plastic waste, starting in December 2018. At the same time, our planet has been facing a huge plastic crisis that is affecting our…

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Are Electric Cars Really Eco-Friendly And Zero Emissions?

par André Gonçalves André Gonçalves

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Are electric cars (EC) really eco-friendly? They seem to be a great solution to fight climate change and they are even said to have zero emissions. But are they worth it? Is it true that they are harmless to the planet?  Climate change is, quite simply, an existential threat for most life on the planet – including, and specially, the life…

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10 actions that companies can put in place to fight climate change

par Clément Fournier Clément Fournier

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As we saw in our previous article in COP21, many companies are and will be in the future, greatly affected by climate change. Yet, many do not know what they can do to fight it. Here are 10 actions that all companies could put in place to do their part in the fight against global warming. 1 – Measure and analyze…

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Vegetarian, Omnivore, Organic, Locavore: The Environmental Impact Of Your Food Decrypted

par Clément Fournier Clément Fournier

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The first episode of our special issue dedicated to responsible eating! What is the environmental impact of our diet? Global warming, soil pollution, water contamination… Agriculture and food production have enormous impacts on our planet. But how can we reduce the carbon footprint of our diet? Which diet is the most “eco-friendly”? Which protects the environment and the planet the most?…

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Sweden wants to lower taxes for those who repair instead of throwing away

par Clément Fournier Clément Fournier

Sweden is about to pass a law allowing consumers who choose to repair rather than throw away, to earn money and benefit from tax cuts. Is this a way to encourage more responsible and ecological consumption? As we know, our buying methods are leading us towards an ecological dead end. We buy too much, we consume too much, and as a…

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