What does sport have to do with sustainability?

Maybe more than you would think... For some sports, it is probably obvious what the problem is. Just think about motor sports: Formula 1 and similar races, with cars that are highly emitting, using fossil fuels, paths that have to be cooled before races with tons of water (because the countries are too hot and …

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Cognitive Dissonance – or: people don’t act according to their beliefs

I read an article today, which describes the discrepancy between what Germans think about sustainability and how they act. And yes, there is a huge difference: people still buy bigger carspeople fly more oftenpeople buy the cheaper products instead of the organic ones... https://www.sueddeutsche.de/wirtschaft/bio-nachhaltigkeit-selbstbetrug-1.4334923 I would add to this list e.g. people still eat a …

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Get into the Loop…

This week I will provide you with short news from the world of Circular Economy and sustainability. First: Big consumer good companies together with logistics and other partners are going to launch the 'Loop' programme in Paris and New York to reduce packaging waste. The companies (such as Procter & Gamble, Nestlé, PepsiCo, Unilever, Mars, …

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Are you contributing to slavery?

Degree of effort: low – Level of impact: medium Sustainability on a budget: approved Tasks: See how many slaves are needed to produce the things you consume: http://slaveryfootprint.org/survey/#where_do_you_live Look at the tips to reduce your impact, e.g. think before being and buy differentlyTalk about the issue with other people and investigate further on one of …

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