We’re Running Out of Some Rarer Chemical Elements and Our Consumption Habits are to Blame

We’re Running Out of Some Rarer Chemical Elements and Our Consumption Habits are to Blame

*This post was originally posted on the platform Delta-S.  Our consumption of electronics and other technologies are not only endangering wildlife, but also our access to a variety of chemical elements. Perhaps it’s a little biased coming from a chemistry graduate, but chemistry is a very interesting topic. As the study of matter, chemistry tells us a lot about the physical world in which we […]

Business & Sustainability Part II – Sustainable Brands

Business & Sustainability Part II – Sustainable Brands

Sustainability is on the radar of most companies as society is increasingly expecting from businesses more than just delivering a product and making profits. They should go beyond their operations and products and include commitments to ensure social and environmental sustainability. Last month, we published a blog post about how companies can integrate business and sustainability. If you haven’t read it yet, click here. Today, […]

Sustainability: why should business care?

Sustainability: why should business care?

Sustainability is on the radar of most companies as society is increasingly expecting from businesses more than just delivering a product and making profits. They should go beyond their operations and products and include commitments to ensure social and environmental sustainability. According to Larry Fink, CEO of BlackRock, the largest money-management firm in the world with more than USD 6 trillion in assets under management, […]

From Data to Action: the Story of Plan A

From Data to Action: the Story of Plan A

From Data to Action: The Story of Plan A   I know many people who are passionate about environmentalism but feel helpless about their possibility to contribute. How to take action? How to get involved? Job opportunities are still limited, it’s often unclear what projects should be prioritized, and many people don’t feel qualified to have a role in the fight. That’s why meeting a […]

Saving to Selling: A Social Entrepreneur’s Story

Saving to Selling: A Social Entrepreneur’s Story

The thing that I really liked about our event around the topic of food leftovers earlier this month was the diversity of the speakers. We had one startup whose focus was on food leftovers surrounding freshly prepared food, one organisation whose sole focus was on redistributing food to the needy and another startup whose goal was to make the issue of food leftovers more mainstream. […]

GreenBuzz Berlin – An Introduction

As we received so many request about how to support GreenBuzz Berlin, we organized an invite-only information evening for those interested to join us. Below you can find the presentation we created to present what GreenBuzz is doing. If you are a sustainability leader and self-starter with enthusiasm for saving the world, get in touch at info@greenbuzzberlin.de and join us.   Marco BlumendorfDr. Marco Blumendorf […]

Fashion Week Special

Fashion Week Special

  GreenBuzz 5: Sustainable Fashion Stores in Berlin   Many of us identify ourselves as people that care about sustainability and are concerned about the effect our consumption is having on our planet. However when talking about getting dressed style and affordability usually plays a major role. That a garment looks good, functions well, and has no negative impact is the goal we should all […]

Planting Trees in Cities Leads to Positive Economic, Environmental and Health Benefits

Planting Trees in Cities Leads to Positive Economic, Environmental and Health Benefits

Worldwide, heat waves account for the deaths of 12,000 people per year while exposure to high levels of air pollution causes up to three million deaths per year. Many of these deaths occur in large urban cities as an increasing number of the earth’s population are choosing to live in urban rather than rural locations. The World Economic Forum (WEF) claims there is “One beautifully […]