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Sustainability

Business Advice

Have we got our sustainability priorities right? Q&A with Graeme Richardson-Locke

FESPA’s Head of Associations and Technical Lead, Graeme Richardson-Locke, talks to Chris Seekings about speciality printing communities and their journey to sustainability.

24-06-2022
Business Advice

Reduce bills with energy treasure hunts

From the boardroom to the shopfloor, energy treasure hunts motivate entire workforces to contribute to your strategic energy management.

23-06-2022
Business Advice

EMAS or B Corp: what’s best for printers?

Digital, litho and foil-blocking UK printer Generation Press was EMAS-certified before making the switch to become a B Corp. Club FESPA Online asked owner and Managing Director Paul Hewitt about how to capture – and retain – this prestigious certification.

23-05-2022
How to Guides

How to not waste waste: creative ways to repurpose single-use plastic

Apphia Ferguson at Smile Plastics shows how to transform plastic and other waste into beautiful solid panels.

19-05-2022
Tomorrow's World

Tharstern integrates automated carbon footprinting into MIS

Carbon emissions and offsetting costs are automatically generated with every order or quote.

19-05-2022
How to Guides

How to use certified lifecycle analyses in PVC-free signage

Nova Abbott, Head of Marketing at Taya, manufacturer of Kavalan, on using lifecycle analyses (LCAs), avoiding greenwashing and continuing to improve sustainability.

25-04-2022
Business Advice

Renewable energy: electrical sub-metering and your business

In the final part of our series on sustainable energy, we look at the environmental and business benefits of sub-metering and voltage optimisation in your print business.

22-04-2022
Business Advice

Water-based inks and restricted substances lists

Beppe Quaglia, CEO of Virus Inks in Italy, on the technical challenges of adhering to restricted substance regulations, and how eco inks push creative potential.

22-04-2022
Business Advice

Renewable energy: LED lighting and your business

In the second of a series on sustainable energy, we look at the environmental and business benefits of LED in your print business.

23-03-2022
Business Advice

Lifecycle analysis: polyester vs cotton

Environmental consultant Clare Taylor of Clare Taylor Consulting on why understanding lifecycles allows you to identify where you can make a difference, using cotton and polyester as an example.

21-02-2022
Business Advice

Renewable energy: Solar power and your business

In the first of a series on sustainable energy, we look at the environmental and business benefits of solar in your print business.

18-02-2022
Tomorrow's World

A roadmap to profiting from the three Ps approach

In his final article, Matthew Parker, Founding Director of Profitable Printing Relationships, describes simple steps for implementing a people-planet-profit (3Ps) principle in your business.

18-02-2022
Tomorrow's World

Build bigger profits following the three Ps

In the second of three articles, Matthew Parker, Founding Director of Profitable Printing Relationships, describes how following the people-planet-profit principle is the route to sustainable success.

21-01-2022
Tomorrow's World

People, planet, profit: an alternative approach to creating a leading print company in the 2020s

In the first of three articles, Matthew Parker, Founding Director of Profitable Printing Relationships, discusses how the ‘three Ps’ can make your company more innovative, sustainable and profitable.

21-12-2021
Business Advice

Reshoring to the rescue? Sustainable resilience in supply chains

Supply chains across the board have been hit hard in recent times. With sustainability also high on the agenda, is it time for companies to bring operations home?

20-12-2021
Business Advice

The sustainability jigsaw: the final pieces

How Dutch printer Van As is making its point of sale production processes cleaner and greener.

22-11-2021
How to Guides

How to energy-audit your business, save money and reduce carbon emissions

Environmental consultant Clare Taylor shares how print businesses can implement better energy management and reduce carbon emissions.

18-11-2021
Tomorrow's World

Shaking up the world of interior décor

Curator of Printeriors Debbie McKeegan discusses the new breed of designers and the scientific advancement changing interior décor for ever.

26-10-2021
Tomorrow's World

Plastics recycling: corporate social responsibility policies at HEXIS

How high sustainability standards and reducing VOCs are keeping customers happy.

28-09-2021