Archive for the ‘Environment’ Category

aidie London celebrates business awards

We’re aidie London, a multi award-winning British baby brand and proud ORB members! In May 2019, 14 months after our launch, we were awarded the FSB Start-up Business of the Year Award at the annual Federation of Small Business’ Chairman’s Ball and Awards Ceremony in London, an event featuring appearances and speeches from Prime Minister […]

Rushlight Summer Showcase

The Rushlight Summer Showcase takes place on Thursday 20 June 2019 at the Victory Services Club, 63-79 Seymour Street, London, W2 2HF.  It is THE marketplace that brings together cleantech developers and sustainable solution providers, with investors & financiers and businesses looking to source suppliers and partners for an improved level of sustainability in their […]

Nail your colours to the mast!

This may be a very old phrase and, indeed, one that many people may not be familiar with, but it is certainly apt in relation to the request I am about to make. It means: To defiantly display one’s opinions and beliefs and show your intention to hold on to those beliefs until the end. […]

Responsible Clothing Production in Africa – Where Does It Come From?

Where Does It Come From? Clothes with a transparent supply chain     Artcile by Jo Salter, Founder and CEO of #ORBmember Where Does it Come From? Our project (October 2018): www.crowdfunder.co.uk/african-tunics Our website: www.wheredoesitcomefrom.co.uk Responsible and Transparent Clothing Where Does It Come From? is a clothing brand that tells the stories behind clothes – […]

Can a paperless office improve workplace efficiency?

Keep up with the digital age and lose the paper mentality around the office and you will soon see that a paperless office can help improve workplace efficiency. Organising a team to work paperless, or with as little paper as possible, can also have a positive impact on your carbon footprint. That said, if you […]

NEW Community Partnership Scheme from #ORBMember People’s Energy

For our latest guest blog on the ORB Blog page we are happy to introduce Karin Sode, Chief People and Community Officer at one of the UK’s newest energy suppliers, People’s Energy (who we are also proud to count as one of our #ORBMembers) Karin and the team at People’s Energy have introduced a new […]

Rushlight Summer Showcase – 14th June 2018, London

The Rushlight Summer Showcase takes place on Thursday 14 June 2018 at Church House Westminster, Dean’s Yard, London, SW1P 3NZ, and ORB is proud to be a ‘media partner’.  The Rushlight Summer Showcase is THE marketplace that brings together cleantech developers and sustainable solution providers, with investors & financiers and businesses looking to source suppliers and […]

Sustainable Development Goals…

Have you heard of the Sustainable Development Goals? No? You’re definitely not alone! But, in our humble opinion, you should know about them! And Jade Advisory Ltd, who are one of our lovely #ORBMembers, also feel pretty strongly about this. They’ve written a blog explaining why small and medium companies should care about the Sustainable […]

The Responsible Business Workbook

Why the Responsible Business Workbook can really help your business The following article has been provided by Jo Shaer, Managing Director of Lollipop Local, a digital agency based in Southend-on-Sea. Jo was eager to share how the Responsible Business Workbook had benefited her company. Lollipop Local is a member of ORB (Organisation for Responsible Businesses) […]

What’s the carbon footprint of your computer?

We often come across new terms and acronyms which are often easier to say than they are to fully comprehend. One of the most interesting and frequently referenced is the question of carbon reduction and carbon footprint. This article will look at the carbon footprint of computers, something that is often considerably underestimated. So let’s […]