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Coming soon! Cutting-edge sustainability projects

Dear supporters, We will soon be publishing some cutting-edge sustainability business projects in need for help by scientists and experts. We will also be featuring scientists that do research on projects related to sustainable development. If you have a project or research …
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Paper waste in Europe

Thanks to current recycling practices, paper waste has become an issue, the general population is reasonably aware of. However until today, especially the media industry in the EU produces big amounts of paper that goes to waste and thanks to the use …
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Food waste in Europe

Around one third of the food produced globally is lost or wasted. When more than one billion people around the world go to bed feeling hungry. (EEA, 2015) The food and drink value chain in the EU causes 17% of our direct …
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Soil contamination in Europe

Soil contamination is a serious issue in Europe. About one third of an estimated total of 342 000 contaminated sites in the EEA-39 have been identified (EEA, 2015) Annual national expenditures for the management of contaminated sites are on average about EUR 10.7 …
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United Nation Development Goals 2015

What is good for society in the eyes of one person may not be good in the eyes of the other. Keep that in mind when you talk about ´saving the planet´ or ´making the world a better place´! Luckily the United Nations …
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What is a social entrepreneur?

There are different definitions and understandings of social entrepreneurship. One reason for this is, that the legal forms of businesses differ by country and there is no common understanding on the term ´social business´ either. One may think of a non-profit organisation and …