April 22, 2020

Earth Day was started in 1970, at a time when the impact of the humans on the environment was, at best, an afterthought. Slowly but surely, advocates of green initiatives gained a voice and the modern environmentalist movement gathered momentum.

Today, it re-ignites – not the best choice of words, though undeniably relevant! – the shift to cleaner living and more sustainable business practices on an annual basis. Continue reading Marking 50 Years of Earth Day

April 20, 2017

As with all visible elements of a brand, the packaging you choose reflects the business you want to be in the eyes of the end consumer. For many, that means sustainable packaging is a consideration that cannot be ignored. 

A 2014 study by Forum for the Future showed that consumers care about the environmental implications of the brands they choose, to the extent that 70% of respondents would consider switching to a new product if it was the greener option. However, the repercussions don’t end there.  Continue reading How Sustainable Packaging Impacts Your Brand

April 22, 2016

Sustainability is an important element of the supply chain, especially now that we know so much about our world and the environmental impact of activities in our business sector.

Consumers are also asking questions about where their goods come from and how their orders affect the environment.

On Earth Day, it seems fitting to answer a question that we hear a lot more nowadays: how does Capacity handle sustainable operations? Continue reading Ask Capacity: How Do You Incorporate Sustainability Into Your Operations?