You are no doubt aware that it is now easier than ever to carbon offset every aspect of your life. You can now choose to carbon offset your travel – right there on the booking page – you can buy green electricity, greener cars, carbon neutral furniture, web hosting – you name it, it’s probably […]
This is a guest post by Brittany Nader, Content Marketing Specialist at StandUpPouches.net.
Today’s consumer is a green consumer. There’s proof everywhere we look, from the backlash against BP to the outcries for a widespread elimination of GMOs. No longer a niche group of shoppers, the general public has become more environmentally conscious and aware of […]
By virtue of its nature as an intangible, digital product a logo is quite a lot easier to have made using ethical principles than some a physical product.
Obviously there is always the possibility that, in the design world, you could run into intellectual property problems – if, for example, your logo resembles one of a […]
When we talk about building an end-to-end sustainable business, there really are so many factors that we need to think about.
Mel already wrote about the options for an ethical hosting company – this post is the follow-on from that.
So the response we received from the top two choices for hosting were – I won’t say […]
The internet is the wild west of the 21st century. There are few rules, few police and a cloak of anonymity that sees many of its inhabitants turn into savages when they’re in front of a keyboard – engaging in behavior so deplorable they’d never dream of it in the real world (see, e.g. Twitter […]
‘Team culture’ is a major buzz-term of 2015, as startups everywhere try to attract the best talent through incentives and gimmickery on a scale unforeseen since the great bubble of the late 1990s.
All over Silicon Valley, free lunches, isolation pods, gym memberships, dog creches and flexible time have become the standard.
But don’t think that just […]
I recently attended a conference in Asia for entrepreneurs. A lot of the people I really look up to were in attendance at this conference – people who have done amazing things – and it was fantastic to meet some of them in person.
I wasn’t the only one excited to mingle with the superstars of […]
As business owners we’re always fixating on the bottom line. No matter what you sell, where your money comes from, how much or how often it all boils down to one simple formula – to stay in business more money must come in that goes out.
It is, ultimately, that simple.
The internet is making it easier […]
It seems that “ethical” for most hosting companies revolves around carbon offsetting. This is extremely positive as hosting emits a *crazy* amount of emissions.
My research has revealed 15 companies that take active steps to reduce their impact. To be completely frank, I’m immediately turned off from a number of them due to their 1999-style websites.
For this article we considered 4 main options for platforms to build a site :
Shopify and Big Commerce
Let’s talk about Shopify and BigCommerce first. Both are platforms that make it easy for a person or company to set up on online store and start selling without any technical knowledge.
For all intents […]