Guestblog: Regreener

Regreener is a member of Eevery’s Ecosystem, offering accessible and transparent carbon offsetting options. We are on a mission to combat climate change. Through our impact platform, we offer individuals and companies the opportunity to make a positive impact on the climate in an accessible and transparent way. Through our platform, our customers can support…

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The latest news on COP27: Key expectations and takeaways

From 6 to 18 November, heads of state, ministers and negotiators, along with climate activists, mayors, civil society representatives and CEOs gathered in the Egyptian coastal city of Sharm el-Sheikh for the largest annual meeting on climate action; the COP27. It seems like a topic unfolding faraway, but the agreements made in Egypt will also…

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Double Materiality in CSRD: A technical concept explained understandably

Corporate social responsibility is about managing risks and being accountable for them. The double materiality offers you an important tool in acting accordingly. In doing so, it underpins corporate sustainability reporting, as required by the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD). For many businesses, the technicality of the term only speaks to the imagination. This blog…

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From crisis to perfect storm: The resilience of SMEs

Financially hard times for entrepreneurs SMEs are struggling, according to recent research. In the month of July, for instance, entrepreneurs experienced the lowest average growth in eighteen months. This trend has been going on for some time, with average growth of SMEs already declining since December 2021. Although these were small differences at first, the…

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CSRD: When will you have to comply?

In 2021, the European Commission (EC) adopted the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), succeeding the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD) which entered into force in the Netherlands in 2018. The CSRD ensures that an increasing amount of companies will have to start reporting on sustainability and brings sustainability reporting up to speed. What does this mean…

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The SDGs: how is your company contributing to them?

This September, the Global Week to #act4SDGs takes places. It is a global mobilization to show world leaders that people all around the world are committed, dedicated, and inspired to take action on the SDGs. This year’s mobilization will focus on the key themes of Climate, Justice and Peace and mark the mid-way point of…

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Avoid greenwashing: this is how you can really be a sustainable business

Last week, sports and fashion chains Decathlon and H&M were reprimanded by the Consumer and Market Authority (ACM). This is because both parties were allegedly unclear about sustainability and did not sufficiently substantiate their claims in this regard. Greenwashing, making a company appear greener or more socially responsible than it actually is, is a recurring…

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Winter is coming

The impact of the energy crisis has already started showing, and it’s not even winter yet. The Bank of England recently issued a warning that the UK will fall into recession, having had a record interest rate increase for the last 27 years. Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez published new rules for businesses limiting their a/c…

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Earth Day: A Code Red from the 70s

Fifty-two years ago today, April 22, the first Earth Day was celebrated, following Senator Gaylord Nelson’s initiative and efforts in a world very different to the one we are living in now, but, still, with many of the same environmental challenges. The first Earth Day came as most people around the globe were oblivious to environmental…

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