Blogging for Sustainability

Published July 17, 2019 8:45 AM

Repairing things is one of the most sustainable things consumers can do. Using refurbished parts to repair is even better. That is why the case against a small iPhone repair shop in Norway is so important.

Published May 3, 2019 11:25 AM

Sustainability is the talk of the town, particularly in the business world. Many companies are now reporting on sustainability, however, there are few regulations and a distinct lack of external verification, writes Isabella Martin, summarising what she learned at the SMART conference in Berkeley on 21-22 March. 

Published Apr. 10, 2019 9:10 AM

Eric Alborg, a student at the University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business, sums up his takeaways from the 21-22 March SMART conference. 

Published Mar. 7, 2019 1:48 PM

As we mark the International Women’s day and remember the struggles to get access to work for women everywhere, let’s also remember that the right to work includes the right to a safe working environment. 8 March is a good day to start demanding women’s right to decent work in the electronics industry, argues SMART researcher Maja van der Velden.

Published Feb. 13, 2019 10:15 AM

Which EU policies are most likely to deliver sustainable business and finance? The most promising pathways of action seem to be the Sustainable Finance, the Single Market and the  Circular Economy initiatives, argues SMART researcher Hanna Ahlström.

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Blogging for Sustainability

Sustainable Market Actors for Responsible Trade (SMART) brings together researchers who focus on global, sustainable development, within the planetary boundaries. 

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