Social impact is the impact that a business’ activities have on society. But, how can something as broad as social (or environmental) change be measured, and what does impact reporting look like? This article provides information on measuring social impact and impact reporting for businesses and social enterprises and will provide you with measuring impact tools. Table of contents What… Read More »Impact reporting and measurement: all you need to know
Adri Meyer holds a B.Sc Conservation Ecology from Stellenbosch University and a M.Phil Marine and Environmental Law from the University of Cape Town. She has 2 years working with BirdLife South Africa, a conservation NGO, and 5 years working as an Environmental Assessment Practitioner, conducting Environmental Impact Assessments within the agriculture, housing and waste industry, and acting as an Environmental Control Officer on construction sites. She has 1 year’s experience as a content creator for several sustainability and conservation focused websites. In her free time, she volunteers at the Seabird and Penguin Rehabilitation Center (SAPREC) as well as the local Animal Welfare.
Sustainability careers are no longer contained within the environmental sector. Many companies in various industries want to incorporate sustainability into their daily operations, however, they do not know where to start. That is where jobs in corporate social responsibility come into play. What is Corporate Sustainability? Against the backdrop of climate change, water crises, pandemics, and environmental risks, businesses must… Read More »What are corporate sustainability jobs and how do you get one?
The global economy has been brought to its knees by the COVID-19 pandemic, and world leaders are trying to come up with solutions to rebuild, while also taking action against the ongoing threat of climate change. Ongoing pressure from citizens has created an environmental movement, which is emphasizing green careers, but will environmental jobs increase in the future? In this… Read More »Outlook: the future of green economy careers
Buzzwords from green businesses have become commonplace, but what exactly do all the terms like “sustainable”, “fair trade ” or “eco-friendly” even mean? Most of us do not want to harm the environment with our consumer habits, and we actively try to seek out sustainable businesses. Here we have prepared a guide for you about green business types, and exactly… Read More »Green terminology for business: sustainable vs eco-friendly vs ethical