In the sustainable sphere, investments are selected using various investment strategies. The first and simplest approach to creating a sustainable portfolio is to apply filters against benchmark indices (each fund generally has a benchmark index in the market against...
FSC celebrates sustainable furniture: FSC celebrates sustainable wood-furniture. This is the claim that inaugurates the first European edition of the competition created by the Forest Stewardship Council®, an international NGO that promotes the responsible management of the world's forests,...
A spray instead of plastic. This is the idea developed by a team of scientists from the Politecnico di Bragança (CIMO) who invented a product capable of replacing the classic plastic food packaging. Films, plastic and polystyrene containers would be replaced by this...
Greenpeace has released a guide to the purchase of detergents to allow you to choose plastic-free products, often used as ingredients in detergents and soaps for laundry, surfaces and dishes and destined to end up in the environment. Last July...
We produce too much electronic waste, and its volume increases year by year. The Global E-waste Monitor 2020, the report published annually by the United Nations, confirms what was already in plain sight. 53.6 million tons of electronic waste...
Biodegradable toothbrushes are a valid eco-sustainable alternative to plastic toothbrushes. Dentists advise us to change the toothbrush often, which means that we use, and then throw in the garbage, around 300, over the course of our lives. This causes a great damage to...
In Italy, we are waiting for the principle of environmental protection and sustainable development to be enshrined in the Constitution; this would strengthen existing and subsequent legislation, which would have to comply with the Constitution and oblige the legislator...
The term "greenwashing" is not a recent one. As early as 1986, environmentalist Jay Westerveld used this term to describe his experience in the Fiji Islands. The hotel on the island communicated to protect the coral reef by suggesting...
In a short few weeks, much of the world has been shut down due to the coronavirus. The immediate priority remains to save as many lives as possible, bring the health emergency under control and alleviate hardship. At the...
Lately we often hear terms like Green Finance, financial sustainability, social impact bonds, SRI etc: why so many names? So what is sustainable finance? Sustainable finance is linked to an ethical vision of long-term investment. These are investments in activities...

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