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The CSDDD is Law – Why should you care?

On 24 May, 2024, the EU finalized its adoption of the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (‘Directive’). In effect, starting with larger companies, then expanding to smaller companies, the Directive requires companies do a number of things, beginning with the duty to: Identify, prevent, and mitigate actual and potential adverse impacts on people and the [...]

2024-06-08T11:15:26-04:00June 17th, 2024|

Are you exposed to a climate change lawsuit?

  Climate change lawsuits continue to be on the rise.  As this article explains, some states are now soliciting parties to file suit against entities like fossil fuel companies. Is your company exposed?  Are you making environmental claims or do you have an environmental mark in your logo or advertising….without being certified sustainable under a [...]

2024-06-08T11:13:15-04:00June 13th, 2024|

18 Reasons Why Sustainability can be a Strategic Business Advantage

We like this list from the Forbes Business Council of 18 reasons why sustainability can be a strategic advantage for your business: It can set your business apart It indicates long-term viability It enables proactive responses to industry changes It provides a competitive edge It expands your target audience It can narrow the divide between [...]

2024-06-08T11:11:21-04:00June 12th, 2024|

Wash Talk: The Car Wash Podcast – Risks of Greenwashing

In this episode of Wash Talk:  The Carwash Podcast, Rich DiPaolo, Associate Publisher of Professional Carwashing & Detailing magazine and host of the podcast, asked David Goodman, CEO of Edenark Group, to explain greenwashing, the risks of same, and what companies should do to satisfy market demand that they show they are environmentally proactive, without [...]

2024-06-06T15:54:28-04:00June 11th, 2024|

WXED 107.3 FM Interview with David Goodman of Edenark Group

Mary Ann Shaner, of WXED Radio, 107.3 FM, conducted this interview with David Goodman, which will air on WXED at 12 noon EST on June 11, 13 and 15, 2024. We appreciate Mary Ann's interest in our work, and WXED supporting sustainability by providing this free air time.   

2024-05-26T08:17:31-04:00June 10th, 2024|

Today is World Environment Day 2024

A few weeks ago, we published this post to prepare for World Environment Day. Today is the day! What is your company doing to celebrate?  If you forgot about it, or didn’t plan anything, don’t overthink it. Celebrate in whatever way is convenient for you.  Like all things in life, taking that first step is [...]

2024-06-05T04:29:32-04:00June 5th, 2024|

Landlords – Are you maximizing your occupancy and rent?

Per this JLL article, soaring demand for sustainable / low carbon offices will outstrip supply. – Green-certified buildings enjoy the following premiums +7.1% in North America +11.6% in London +9.9% in Asia So, the question – Is your building certified sustainable? Answer – Probably not. Reason – You have run the numbers and the cost [...]

2024-06-03T04:21:59-04:00June 3rd, 2024|

Renewables are now 30% of global electricity!

In 2023 renewables reached 30% of global electricity generation. 2024 is expected to begin the slow decline of fossil fuel power production, with a drop of 2%.  The COP28 goal is 60% renewable energy by 2030 – that’s 5.5 years to double our current position.  If this occurs, fossil fuel production will be cut in [...]

2024-05-19T07:44:25-04:00May 30th, 2024|

Are You Making Environmental / Green Claims?

Various groups around the world, such as the ASCI (Advertising Standards Council of India) are publishing guidelines for advertising making environmental / green claims. In effect, they all cover the same points. Here is a simple guideline - Any claim that a company, product, service, package has a neutral or positive impact on the environment, [...]

2024-05-19T07:56:35-04:00May 29th, 2024|

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