The perfect blend for building brands
Morten Hoff is celebrating 25 years this year at Wilfa AS, the Norwegian kitchen appliance supplier, the last five as chief executive. It has been a bumpy ride at times, with setbacks that included losing agencies three times, but on each occasion the company has picked itself up and returned stronger than ever
24 Apr 2023
ESG supply chain due diligence: Addressing modern slavery and human rights risks in practice
There is an increasing need to ensure that human rights risks are understood and addressed across all of a company’s operations and supply chains amid an evolving legal and regulatory landscape
3 Oct 2022
We need partnership and innovation to achieve a more sustainable future
Monica Gimre is President and CEO of Sidel, a leading global provider of packaging solutions for beverages, food, home and personal care products. The company is at the forefront of one of the world’s biggest sustainability challenges: packaging. How we safely package and transport our products, and how we dispose of our packaging, is central to our attitudes to energy, waste and recycling.
25 Jul 2022
How Europe can work together to grow Unicorns
Europe is home to fewer than one in 13 of the world’s Unicorns, 7.2 percent. The bulk of the largest innovative companies are in the US and Asia. To push Europe into a leadership role in the coming decade of digital innovation, we need to change our approach.
8 Sep 2021
Putting ESG issues centre-stage for business success and reputational advantage
A passionate advocate of technology as the enabler for change and improvement, Advanced’s CEO Gordon Wilson outlines why an ethical agenda is central to success today
28 Apr 2021
Is win-win a fallacy when it comes to ESG investing?
The advent of ESG investments has led some to question whether a bubble might be forming, but with 2020 marked as the hottest year on record, it is perhaps useful to question the legitimacy of these concerns
15 Feb 2021
Rethinking our use of space for a sustainable future
The ways that people and organisations work, learn and care for their health and well-being inspire the Finnish family-owned company ISKU to actively develop safe, sustainable and timeless furniture solutions that help businesses thrive.
30 Nov 2020
Has COVID-19 left the European Green Deal hanging in the balance?
The European Green Deal lays out the blueprint for achieving carbon neutrality by 2050. But with COVID-19 rewriting the international agenda and fossil-fuel-dependent states reluctant to decarbonise, executing this ambitious plan will be far from easy
17 Jun 2020
Creating an oil and gas sector that puts the environment first
The oil and gas sector may not seem like it has the planet’s best interests at heart. However, Repsol CEO Josu Jon Imaz is proving that businesses can adopt environmental principles without damaging their bottom line
16 Apr 2020
Schneider Electric is bringing tech-focused renewable energy to Norway
As CEO of energy and automation specialist Schneider Electric Norway, Karoline Nystrøm is passionate about introducing green technology to the Norwegian market
21 Feb 2020
Hesus takes a sustainable approach to urban planning
Metropolises around the world are expanding and placing greater demands on infrastructure, leading the UN to call for better resource governance. A circular approach to construction will make sustainable development possible
7 Feb 2020
Sustainable methods and local materials are replacing exoticism in interior design
Modern interior design has become preoccupied with opulence and exoticism. But with the planet unable to support this trend, designers must return to tradition by making furniture locally and with soul
9 Jan 2020
Fish farming is on the rise, but there’s an environmental catch
The aquaculture sector is booming, with growth outpacing all other food commodities. However, the market’s expansion may not be sustainable
18 Oct 2019
Cutting back: how the degrowth movement could save the planet
Constant growth may not be the marker of success it’s cracked up to be. The degrowth movement promotes an active downscaling of the economy as a pathway to environmental sustainability and a more fulfilling lifestyle