Home Working and Environment – Top Tips

Home Working and Environment – Top Tips

Whilst working from home, take this opportunity to consider the environment as you adjust to the new way of working.
These six top tips will give you some ideas about how to minimise your environmental impacts now and beyond the current crisis.

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Coronavirus, Behaviour Change and the Environment

Coronavirus, Behaviour Change and the Environment

In this strange new Coronavirus reality, humanity has demonstrated that we can come together to adapt our behaviour. Changing behaviour, both at work and at home, is one of the greatest environmental challenges. This post reflects on the opportunity for a new workplace normal incorporating greater respect for a sustainable environment. Includes a consultation offer for businesses.

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Reducing Domestic Food Waste and Other Food Impacts

Reducing Domestic Food Waste and Other Food Impacts

The Size of the Domestic Food Waste Problem Imagine something ludicrous! Imagine an area the size of China was being used to cultivate food which went straight in the bin. Actually, change that. Image all that food was processed, shipped by air or sea, sent to...

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Tackling Food Waste in the Food Sector

Tackling Food Waste in the Food Sector

Food Waste Impacts There’s a Climate Emergency going on and what we don’t eat has a lot to do with it. Whether you work in the food sector or are a consumer, we all eat and therefore, everyone of us has a role to play in the food system. With vast quantities of food...

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Climate Action, Greta Thunberg and a Boat Trip

Climate Action, Greta Thunberg and a Boat Trip

Young Climate Change Activist Roughing Negative Press There’s been a lot of controversy over Greta Thunberg’s recent sailing across the Atlantic to New York. She’s due to attend the UN Climate Action Summit later in September. The 16 year old, who has greater courage...

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Design Thinking for Sustainable Business

Design Thinking for Sustainable Business

Sustainable Business and Design Thinking Work on planning new developments has taught me one thing is for sure. Achieving your business goals and sustainable outcomes cannot be done in isolation. Both are necessary elements for ensuring a secure and resilient future....

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Inspiring Leaders

Inspiring Leaders

Inspiring Leadership – It’s Inside All of Us “Have you ever had a bad boss?” That was the opening line at a speaker event I recently attended. Most of the people in the room sheepishly raised their hands. It’s sad, but not surprising there’s so many of them out there....

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Travel Planning for Work

Travel Planning for Work

Travel Plans for the Workplace and Clean Air Zones ‘Easy wins’ are things you can achieve with great results, especially when they are not too complex or costly to implement. A Workplace Travel Plan is part of sustainability planning which can reap rewards – with a...

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Windows of Opportunity

Windows of Opportunity

The recent IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) report paints a grim picture of the planet’s future, yet at the same time there’ is still room for optimism. We have a window of opportunity to respond to the global environmental challenges which humanity...

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You Only Know What You Know!

You Only Know What You Know!

England football fever may be over, but there’s much for Gareth Southgate to build on following his team’s wonderful foray as far as the semi-finals. Plus, I learnt a valuable lesson under the heading “You Only Know What You Know.” Learning from a Failed Event I’m old...

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The Importance of Communicating the Environmental Message

The Importance of Communicating the Environmental Message

If you’ve been tasked with ‘Environment’, the chances are communication won’t be your top skill. Whether you gained the role as an add-on to Health and Safety, or it’s your qualification or because it’s your personal interest, communicating the environmental message...

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Behaviour – The Critical Factor

Behaviour – The Critical Factor

Understanding How Critical Behaviours Enable Change If you want the people around you to change, you need to understand exactly how you want them to perform differently. That applies to both sustainability actions and any other daily activities. To...

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How to Use the Sustainable Development Goals for Business

How to Use the Sustainable Development Goals for Business

Using Sustainable Development Goals for Business Introducing the Goals If you haven’t heard of the goals per se, let alone, how you can use the Sustainable Development Goals for business, you’re not alone. And yet, the goals are an amazing tool for creating a sense of...

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Be WasteSmart and Manage Your Compliance Requirements

Be WasteSmart and Manage Your Compliance Requirements

Are You Clear on Your Waste Compliance Requirements? You Might be Breaking the Law! TWO THIRDS of UK businesses are not compliant with waste regulation. Many simply don’t know they have to be and others may not be keeping up with the latest regulation. Are you one of...

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Transition from ISO14001:2004 to ISO14001:2015

Transition from ISO14001:2004 to ISO14001:2015

ISO14001 - The Environmental Management System Standard For many organisations, international standards are viewed as an essential part of their workplace practices. Alongside Quality Standards and Health and Safety, the Environmental Management System supports vital...

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WEBSITE LAUNCH

WEBSITE LAUNCH

Coral Mountain is celebrating its first anniversary in October with the launch of our new website. Look out for updates and lots of information about running an environmentally conscious business, as well as our news. It’s all going to be in this section of the...

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