Our Food Choices Can Make a Difference to the Health of our Planet

Our Food Choices Can Make a Difference to the Health of our Planet By Bronagh Loughlin As people become increasingly curious of food trends and more eco-conscious, we are seeing a surge in plant-based food diets. From supermarkets advertising new plant-based frozen food ranges to fast food restaurants releasing plant-based burgers and influencers posting their plant-based dishes across their feeds, these kinds of diets are becoming rather popular.  For those who do not know, a […]

Why We need to Create Sustainable Aviation & Ways to do so​

Why We need to Create Sustainable Aviation & Ways to do so​ By Bronagh Loughlin Environmental concerns about gaseous emissions, climate change and noise are becoming an increasingly important economic, social and political issue for aviation. Tackling the environment issue is the latest major challenge facing global aviation.   While aviation represents just 2% of global CO2 emissions, air transport generates 0.6 billion tonnes of CO2 per year. If we are to create a more sustainable […]

Sustainable Shipping: How do we Shape the Future of Shipping

Sustainable Shipping: How do we Shape the Future of Shipping? By Bronagh Loughlin  Overseas shipping is the most popular method of transporting materials and goods internationally. In the UK, 90% of what the country consumes has been imported from other countries. This is not just referring to consumer goods but also to dry bulk goods from timber to grain and coal for power stations.   Unfortunately, while shipping is an efficient form of transport, it has […]

The COVID-19 Pandemic Presents an Opportunity to Make Tourism More Sustainable

The COVID-19 Pandemic Presents an Opportunity to Make Tourism More Sustainable The COVID-19 Pandemic Presents an Opportunity to Make Tourism More Sustainable  By Bronagh Loughlin The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a halt in the tourism industry with hotels and restaurants not being allowed to operate indoor dining and airports and planes being forced to stop operating. This presents an excellent opportunity for us to take this time that the tourism industry is not operating […]

The Triple Bottom Line Could Help Us Achieve Carbon Neutrality By 2050

The Triple Bottom Line Could Help Us Achieve Carbon Neutrality By 2050 By Bronagh Loughlin  Sustainability has often been a mentioned goal of businesses, governments and non-profit organisations in the past decade, however, measuring the degree to which an organisation is being sustainable can be challenging.   Generally speaking, while businesses do focus heavily on elements such as customer satisfaction and quality, profit is also an incredibly important part of business as it is what enables […]

The Future of Mobility is on our Doorstep

The Future of Mobility is on our Doorstep By Bronagh Loughlin It’s been a long time coming, but finally we are seeing the mobility sector being completely disrupted. With congestion on the rise, pollution increasing and public-transport not coping with the pressures, cities are realising it is not a sustainable model. People are embracing the idea of shared mobility, autonomous vehicles and connected roads to build a truly efficient and resilient mobility ecosystem. When it […]

The New World of Work Can Drive Sustainable Business Models

The New World of Work Can Drive Sustainable Business Models By Bronagh Loughlin We are watching our world break down. Our oceans are filling up with plastic, our air is being polluted each day and all the while animals are becoming extinct and sea levels are rising. The effects of climate change are very real, from droughts to fires to storms and much more.   The COVID-19 pandemic led to a lockdown that saw most people […]

How Stewardship Can Accelerate Sustainable Change in Business

How Stewardship Can Accelerate Sustainable Change in Business By Bronagh Loughlin  We’re currently watching our world struggle for survival. Sea levels are rising, temperatures are increasing, extreme weather disasters are occurring and we are yet to tackle the plastic pandemic among many other things.  Among this, although far from most of us, people are losing their livelihoods as a direct result of climate change. They do not have access to their basic needs such as […]

Using Inclusive Business to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Using Inclusive Business to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals By Bronagh Loughlin We’re living in scary times of uncertainty. Not only are we learning to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic but our planet is continuing to be wounded by our actions right in front of our eyes.   From rapidly burning fossil fuels to chopping down rainforests and watching many species become extinct to the levels of single-use plastic we allow to enter our oceans and […]

How Philanthropy Can Drive Sustainable Change

How Philanthropy Can Drive Sustainable Change By Bronagh Loughlin  According to The World Bank, 140 million people could be displaced by climate change by 2050. We are in an extreme climate emergency and we have no more time to waste when it comes to saving our planet. Imagine we could stop the natural world from being destroyed and instead restore it and allow it to thrive. It would be incredible to achieve this vision. The […]

Systemic Change Towards Sustainability in Business

Systemic Change Towards Sustainability in Business By Bronagh Loughlin Sustainability is becoming a huge buzz word and a big trend when it comes to marketing, advertising, selling and purchasing products. Sustainability practices are being adopted by many businesses, big and small.   However, there are still lots of businesses that are yet to make efforts to become more sustainable, knowing the impact their business model has on the environment. Systemic change towards sustainability in business is […]

How Caring for the Environment Helps to Care for your Mental Health

How Caring for the Environment Helps to Care for your Mental Health By Bronagh Loughlin The potential impacts of climate change are well known – we see news regularly about extreme weather events, flooding, droughts and the impact all of this has on infrastructure and agriculture.   However, we don’t often hear about the impact of climate change on our mental health. World Mental Health day (10th October) has just passed and it’s important to bring […]