Monthly Archives: September 2010

OUT OF THE BOX

Out of the box

Melissa Sterry, Founder of Societás and NEW FRONTIERS While much lip service has been paid to the term ‘thinking out of the box’, the box has dominated design for the past several decades. On the whole we live in boxes, we drive boxes, we watch boxes. Streets became rows of boxes, cars became boxes on … Read more…

Packing a green punch

Packing a green punch

In today’s sustainably-oriented and green-conscious world, every business and industry is turning to ‘green’ its marketing appeal. While some may be blatant examples of greenwashing, there are others which hold the promise of genuineness and ingenuity. Hence, the move towards ‘biodegradable plastics’, positioned as a ‘greener’ alternative.  One of these is the move towards bioplastics … Read more…

Greenwash

Greenwash

Green marketing has become very important these past few years as problems around climate change have increased dramatically. Environmental issues have become crucial and action for a cleaner and safer world is now more than a necessity. While some profess a strong willingness to favour environmentally conscious products and companies, others use the green slogan … Read more…

Sustainability in Poland

Sustainability in Poland

In the last 20 years many western trends have been adopted in Poland, an ex communist country that has joined not long ago the European Union. Sustainability is one of them. However, the idea is often misunderstood, because the English word “sustainable development” is difficult to translate into Polish; the most common translation actually means” … Read more…

Chris Huhne keynote speaker at the GREEN AWARDS ceremony

DECC UK

  Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, Rt Hon Chris Huhne MP to deliver keynote speech at international GREEN AWARDS™.   Chris Huhne, Secretary of State for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), will be the keynote speaker at the global GREEN AWARDS™.  He will urge an influential audience of environmentally … Read more…