Neil Wilkins

Founder of The Mindful Collective and Founding Director at The Mindful Consultants : supporting businesses on their journey to sustainability and ethical profit : consulting, speaking, training

ESG and Socially Responsible Investing

It is a myth to think that socially responsible investing comes at a cost – that you will make less money – in fact, the opposite is often the case...

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The Business Case For Sustainability

Sustainable businesses are redefining the corporate ecosystem by designing models that create value for all stakeholders...

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Voluntary Retention

Disillusioned, demotivated and unconvinced talents, vote with their feet and leave the business for pastures new...

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Act Locally, Impact Globally

When people see their neighbours taking environmental action, like conserving energy, they infer that people like them also value sustainability and feel more compelled to act...

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ban hidden ingredients

Ban Hidden Ingredients

If you ban hidden ingredients in your products, services and indeed, entire supply chain, you begin to significantly improve against a key measure we believe is vital to operating an authentic and ethical business...

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honest product

The Honest Product

The Consumer Goods Forum and the change agency Futerra have joined forces to investigate the cutting edge of transparency.

Their guide includes new market research with consumers in 7 countries.

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renewable energy

What is the Cheapest Form of Renewable
Energy?

There's no question that it's worth exploring alternative forms of energy to both meet your sustainability targets as well as to reduce your energy costs. However it takes some effort to establish not only what feasible alternatives are available from a practical perspective but also which are most financially economical.

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Styrofoam EPS Concrete

Do You Use Polystyrene?

There have been a number of seemingly attractive articles about the benefits of EPS concrete circulating recently in social media and it appears that it’s a strong contender for the building product of choice in eco-projects.

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Polly Higgins

Sustainability is Risk Assessment
not CSR

There may well be significant changes to the law in the next few years which will mean that sustainability is a requirement for businesses and not just a 'lip service' statement of corporate social responsibility.

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Tie Executive Compensation
To Sustainability

To place sustainability at the heart of business decision making, executive compensation packages need to be aligned with strategic sustainability targets. Without this link it is unlikely that sustainability will receive the attention and priority it deserves.

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