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Greenfish is now part of the UN Global Compact

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We are proud to announce that Greenfish has recently been accepted as part of the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative, the UN Global Impact. In doing so, Greenfish has committed itself to supporting and promoting the principles of the UN Global Compact. Great news for our …

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Nuclear power: Waste management, not only a question of safety…

By | Whitepaper

After being used, some nuclear substances remain highly radioactive for thousands of years and their management and disposal is therefore essential for our safety. Among nuclear waste producers, the power industry is one of the main contributors as it generates around 1/3 of total nuclear waste. Reducing radioactive waste implies quitting nuclear power. As part of a series of articles about nuclear power [2], this one will seek to draw a clear picture of nuclear waste production and management, and enlighten the reader about the main challenges at stake with this sector.

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Meaningful carbon compensation: From off- to in-setting emissions

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In 2006, only 0.03% of the worldwide CO2 emissions were compensated for. But since then, the number of companies adopting offsetting practices has been growing. Accordingly, offsetting has also been criticized quite a bit, being called an excuse for avoiding changing a company’s polluting processes and practices that would be compensated through an investment elsewhere. This Whitepaper sheds light on the ways in which companies offset today and how they can take advantages of this practice. It ultimately gives food for thought to companies about taking part in a recent type of offsetting called insetting, which could be an answer to the potential abuses of offsetting.

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Pharmaceutical companies in the Belgian environment – Sustainability and transparency benchmark

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Save lives. This is the motto of pharmaceutical companies. They develop and produce drugs to cure diseases. They engage in years-long research to find the new combination of molecules that is going to enhance the population’s health. Still, the environmental impact of the industry must also be considered. Indeed, don’t we ever hear how big this industry’s impact is on our planet? Don’t we sometimes read in the media that some pharmaceutical-producing company was not able to control its water effluents and released some strongly-polluting substance?

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A Zero-Waste Week at Greenfish

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In light of the European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR), we have organised various endeavours, such as the Zero-Waste week, and shared several Waste Reduction Tips every day. The European Week for Waste Reduction is an initiative aiming to promote the implementation of awareness-raising actions about sustainable resource …

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