Today, on World Environment Day, I’m very happy to publish our latest impact report, digging into the impact Do Nation and all our users achieved in 2018.
Since we first launched our pledge platform, we’ve directly helped over 17,500 people to form new healthy and environmentally friendly habits – leading to savings of more than 3,500 tonnes of carbon each year. And as you can see in the impact report, 2018 was by far and away our most high-impact year to date, with a 46% increase in pledge numbers from the previous year.
As more and more people have woken up to the climate emergency over the last few months, I’ve been asked time and time again “what’s the best thing I can do to help fight climate change?”.
In an attempt to help answer that question in the simplest possible way, I spent some time putting pen to paper, drawing out this decision tree in the lowest-tech way possible (on Earth Day, fittingly enough). I hope it’s helpful. Continue reading →
It’s 8am Monday morning. 8th October. The headlines of the IPCC’s latest stark report on the state of climate change are running through my head, while the sound of rocks falling and ice cracking are ringing through my ears. As I sit and gaze out at the tongue of the mighty Bossons Glacier, having run up here to digest the news and clear my head, tears well in my eyes.
What are we doing to this beautiful planet of ours? Why is it taking so long for everyone to wake up and act? Continue reading →
This is a guest blog by Vicky Murray (above, left) at Pukka Herbs, about how Pukka are using Do Nation to engage their staff in sustainability.
Did you know that over 32 million litres of water are boiled every day in the UK only to go cold again?This year at Pukka we’ve become a certified B Corp – committing as a company to ‘Be the Change we want to see in the world’.With this powerful Ghandi quote at the front of our minds, the Pukka team have signed up with Do Nation, and committed to collectively saving 500,000 cups of tea worth of carbon over the next year through employees’ personal actions. Continue reading →