Category Archives: Sustainability

A Quick Guide To Sustainability Reporting Regulations In The EU

Sustainability reporting is a part of the European Green Deal initiative aiming to transform the EU to be the first climate-neutral continent. Its objective is to help various stakeholders – including investors, NGOs, and customers – and evaluate companies’ sustainability performance. Since 2018, all EU Public Interest Entities with over 500 employees have been required […]

Green Profile: Yvon Chouinard

Yvon Chouinard is an American rock climber, environmentalist, philanthropist, and outdoor industry businessman. His company, Patagonia, is known for its commitment to protecting the environment. Chouinard is also a surfer, kayaker, and falconer and is particularly fond of tenkara fly-fishing. He has written about climbing issues and ethics and on mixing environmentalism and business. Chouinard […]

Green Profile: Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio, who now stands at 43 years old and is most known for his role as Titanic’s Jack Dawson, has a cachet of around $25 million per film followed and a successful career as a producer. With his own financial backing and storytelling powers, DiCaprio is now able to devote himself even more strongly […]

Green Profile: Francesco Farinetti

Francesco Farinetti, the eldest of Oscar Farinetti’s three children has recently followed in his father’s step and taken the mantle of delegate for the sustainability-oriented italian supermarket Green Pea. With experience from his family owned chain mall Eataly where he had been the CEO until 2019, Farinetti boasts an impressive trail of experience in the […]

Sustainability Certifications

Ever since the late 1980s and 90s with the growing awareness from the public of the immense negative impact that companies could have on the environment, discourse has shifted from focusing solely on the financial performance and profitability of the business to a new accounting approach dubbed the ‘triple bottom line’. This business concept espouses […]


In the wake of recent interest from companies and businesses across the globe in sustainability measures and ratings, a conundrum has emerged: how does one make sense of the hundreds of measurements, benchmarks and tests that need to be undertaken? Moreover, what would these actions and processes entail in terms of time, financial assets and […]

Blockchain In Supply Chain

Blockchain, in simple words, is a shared ledger which is shared across the various nodes that are connected in the network of the specific blockchain. As the name suggests, it stores data in blocks which are chained or linked together with the help of cryptography. Data can be added to the blocks and can be […]

Social Sustainability

Nowadays, we hear the word “sustainability” everywhere. In most cases, we talk of environmental efforts, but what of social sustainability? The concept relates to how businesses manage themselves and is defined by the UN as “identifying and managing business impacts, both positive and negative, on people.” Ultimately, it’s about going beyond the usual environmental impacts […]