Ola Impact Blog

Here we share our thoughts on the industry, founders making a difference and tips for improving your social impact

Corporate Greenwashing and How to Avoid It
Corporate Greenwashing and How to Avoid It

In the past decade, products marketed as sustainable are driving product and category growth. In a study done by NYU researchers it was found that across all categories, sustainable companies delivered $113.9B in sales in 2018 which was +29% from the beginning of the decade in 2013. Further, while sustainability-marketed products are only 16% of

What is Sustainable Marketing? 5 Reasons To Make The Switch
What is Sustainable Marketing? 5 Reasons To Make The Switch

sustainable  /səˈsteɪnəb(ə)l/  adjective  able to be maintained at a certain rate or level.  able to be upheld or defended.  The word sustainable has been thrown around left and right in recent years with people waking up to the very real effects of climate change on our daily lives and our future generations. Individuals are using

Sustainable Guide to London
Sustainable Guide to London

Planning a trip to the British capital? We’ve put together a guide for a more eco-friendly trip to London, so you can have a great trip while lowering your impact. With places to shop, have a meal or engage with a community, we’ve included ways to make your visit more positive for the planet with

4 Ways Marketing Differs for Sustainable Brands
4 Ways Marketing Differs for Sustainable Brands

As we dive into this new decade there isn’t one individual or company who isn’t aware of the urgent need to combat climate change. The only question is, how? From renewable energy expansion to innovative startups ridding the world of plastics to a growing zero waste movement, the need to take action is becoming clearer

9 Sustainable Companies with Recent Funding
9 Sustainable Companies with Recent Funding

Sustainable companies around the world are taking center stage. We’ve share some that have been funded in…

Sustainable Habits to Adopt in 2020
Sustainable Habits to Adopt in 2020

What are your new years resolutions for 2020? We’re sharing some sustainable ideas that you can apply this year.

10 Sustainable & Social Impact Entrepreneurs in the US
10 Sustainable & Social Impact Entrepreneurs in the US

Creating a positive impact on society or the environment is the goal of these ten innovative women.

6 Easy Eco-Friendly Swaps You Can Do Today
6 Easy Eco-Friendly Swaps You Can Do Today

Starting a low-waste lifestyle can be overwhelming. We shared these easy eco-friendly swaps…

15 Spanish Social Entrepreneurs
15 Spanish Social Entrepreneurs

These 15 Spanish Entrepreneurs are dedicating their work to creating a social positive impact

Sustainable Guide to Barcelona
Sustainable Guide to Barcelona

Heading to Barcelona? Check out these eco-friendly tips in our Sustainable Guide.

5 Eco-Conscious Gift Wrap Ideas For the Holidays
5 Eco-Conscious Gift Wrap Ideas For the Holidays

Once you’ve bought holiday gifts it’s time to wrap them. Here are sustainable, unique gift wrap ideas..

Sustainable, Social Impact Gift Guide for the Holidays
Sustainable, Social Impact Gift Guide for the Holidays

Holidays are approaching, it’s time to find gifts for your friends and family. So we shared these sustainable gift ideas…

Top 10 Health, Wellness & Fitness Brands in Washington D.C
Top 10 Health, Wellness & Fitness Brands in Washington D.C

Recently, health, wellness & fitness have become key parts of our daily lives. These Washington D.C brands help improve…

How Your Company Can Give Back This Holiday Season
How Your Company Can Give Back This Holiday Season

The holidays are fast approaching which means family time, food, treats and gifts. For many though, that’s not the case…

12 Social Impact Startups to Watch in 2020
12 Social Impact Startups to Watch in 2020

The last few years have brought a significant amount of innovation for sustainable and social impact projects…