get your organisation ready for a sustainable future

The response of organisations to the economic, environmental and social challenges, in short, sustainability challenges of the 21st Century will determine their future success. Furthermore, corporate social responsibility initiatives can focus business on realising its full potential, economically, environmentally and socially.

Evidence has been mounting that innovative collaborations between business, civil society and governments significantly accelerate positive progress towards sustainable development goals. [Read more…]

hello cool world!

hello cool world!

true love between two speciesThis blog is an opportunity to voice our uncensored views and share ideas with others. It focusses on individual action and corporate sustainability activities to assist us to reconcile our lifestyles and corporate behaviour with the needs of society.

The blog will be managed by me, Ulrike Schuermann alias chief blogger. My passions are social justice, the environment and positive social change – which is an increasingly difficult challenge considering the current state of the world.  My desire to stimulate positive change has influenced the choices I have made to date.

Having been educated in Germany at the University of Duesseldorf in adult Psychology, Sociology and Pedagogic I tend to drift towards educating and sharing the lessons I learn with as many others as possible. I love to de-clutter and de-mystify the vast array of corporate sustainability and responsibility approaches and create meaning for those who work in these areas. I also love to focus diverse groups of people on common ground to achieve results. [Read more…]

Organic Produce

Organic Produce

Organic produce – the real growth market!

Organic produce are big business these days as evidenced by the large supermarkets getting in on the party. Three decades ago it was difficult to find organic produce and only the determined persisted as it didn’t only often require extra travel time but was also quite expensive. Prices have come down significantly due to larger scale production to meet the increasing demand but it is still a pricey luxury of the well to-do rather than an all around affordable way of shopping for the weekly groceries. [Read more…]