July 2020

Integrating Environmental Sustainability into Policies and Workflows –

My efforts to integrate environmental sustainability and digital preservation in my organization—Baker Library Special Collections at Harvard Business School—began several years ago when we were discussing the long-term preservation of forensic disk images in our collections. We came to the conclusion that keeping forensic images instead of (or in addition to) the final preservation file set can have ethical, privacy, and environmental issues.

10 ways going green can grow your business

Going green can have a significant impact on your business, depending on what industry you are operating in. Shareholders and investors are more likely to invest in business models that are sustainable and are consciously reducing their impact on the environment. Many investors are even happy with smaller returns, knowing their money is being used in ways that are beneficial to the environment.

Island businesses should focus on technology and sustainability as they prioritise resilience: HSBC Navigator

Island businesses will need to draw more than ever on their digital strengths and expertise in sustainability if they are to thrive in a post-pandemic environment, according to Head of Commercial Banking for HSBC Channel Islands and Isle of Man Warwick Long. Published this week, HSBC Commercial Banking’s new Navigator report, Building Back Better, draws from a survey of over 2,600 companies in 14 countries and territories.

Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center to Collaborate with Talabat towards a sustainable food service system –

Aligned with Tadweer’s goals to work towards building and implementing integrated waste management practices according to the highest standards adopted globally, and to incentivize environmental responsibility among all its stakeholders, including Abu Dhabi Residents, the MOU will support Tadweer’s efforts to minimize the waste production, enhance its recovery and promote sustainable culture among the public and restaurants.

» Blog Archive » Massive Travel Rethink Tops Virtual Gathering At Asia’s Largest Sustainable Tourism Event

Phuket Hotels for Islands Sustaining Tourism will break down boundaries in 2020 with a virtual version of Asia’s largest sustainable travel and hospitality event. Over 1,200 of the industry’s leading figures are expected to attend this socially-distant online gathering, which will include keynote addresses, interactive sessions, educational workshops and a green exhibition. The original […]

Sustaining tradition with fashion

Traditional handmade textiles are beautifully unique, and the fashion items created using newly made and vintage fabrics have one-of-a-kind appeal. Flourishing ethical and sustainable fashion brands could ultimately sing…