Hof van Cartesius is a circular urban village on a derelict piece of land along a railway track in Utrecht, the Netherlands. Co-founder Bianca Ernst explains how this buzzing community came to life using only discarded building materials.
The most influential generation is challenging luxury brands to become more sustainable, showing that relevant messaging, product categories or interesting digital storytelling is not enough. Their expectations are significantly different from the millennials, for the younger generation sustainability matters, and even young investors would prefer to support brands with clear sustainability agendas. For example, Apple has become the leader in sustainability, after all the criticism regarding the waste their devices are producing. They have reinvented the entire customer lifecycle model. Digital practices with sustainability involve two components: the software side and the hardware side. The energy consumption put towards digital solutions and mobile devices will be a priority for consumers in the future. Consumers would likely demand more transparency on energy consumption and energy sources for the digital services they will receive.
Tobacco giant British American Tobacco has posted its annual sustainability report, in which the business has pledged to up its investment in harm reduction, sustainab…
Contrary to popular belief, interior design doesn’t serve the sole purpose of enhancing the visual appeal of a space. In addition to aesthetics, it also helps in improving the functionality of a room.
Did you just move into a new apartment? Are you planning to redecorate your home? Apart from aesthetics and functionality, you can also incorporate sustainability into your interior design. Sustainable interior design is good for the environment as well as a way to make your house energy-efficient.
More than 90 per cent of a mobile phone can be recycled. In fact, newer models can simply be refurbished and resold in other markets – but only if owners dispose of these gadgets properly as electronic waste..