Ola Impact Sustainable Marketing Blog

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

How Your Diet Can Impact Climate Change
How Your Diet Can Impact Climate Change

Did you know that your diet choice has a huge impact on the environment? It has been studied that a plant-based diet is the best option in terms of fighting climate change.  “The global food system accounts for approximately 37 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions in the world, and nearly one-quarter of the world’s

Top 10 Sustainable Clothing Brands
Top 10 Sustainable Clothing Brands

Slow fashion and sustainable clothing brands have become a trend as people are more and more worried about the health  of our planet. Consumers have started to become more conscious of their purchasing behavior, and quality and longevity are trending when buying clothing. This is great as fast fashion is a huge environmental polluter and

How to Recycle: Full Guide
How to Recycle: Full Guide

The human population on this planet is creating approximately 2.01 billion tonnes of municipal solid waste annually. Shockingly, at least 33 percent of this amount of waste isn’t managed in an environmentally friendly way and it ends up in our landfills and oceans. It has been studied that in the United States only, nine-tenths of

How to Have a Sustainable Holiday Season: 5 Steps
How to Have a Sustainable Holiday Season: 5 Steps

The holiday season is often seen as a time of celebration but statistically, it is also the most wasteful time of the year. Stanford University has studied that in the US, Americans throw away 25 percent more trash from Thanksgiving to New Years than any other time of the year. This is 25 million tons

Top 20 Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas
Top 20 Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas

We have put together a list of 20 eco-friendly gift ideas that will help you to find the perfect gifts for your loved ones. These gifts won’t only delight the receiver, but they will also have a positive impact on our planet. We have included not only gifts from sustainable brands but also DIY and

Learn How to Cook Sustainable Food with the App Kuri
Learn How to Cook Sustainable Food with the App Kuri

When we talk about climate change and how individuals can make a positive impact through daily habits, the topic of sustainable food is always mentioned. Whether it be avoiding food waste, buying local products, growing your own food or giving up meat, there are endless topics to be addressed that can leave one feeling overwhelmed.

Discover the Climate Positive Bamboo Alternative to Wood, Steel and Concrete: RIZOME
Discover the Climate Positive Bamboo Alternative to Wood, Steel and Concrete: RIZOME

When you think about the process, materials and impact of creating a building, for example your office building, what comes to mind? To us at Ola Impact we can picture the concrete trucks, a massive amount of emissions-intensive steel , the unending loud sounds of heavy machinery. The terms “climate-positive” and “construction” just don’t seem

What Black Lives Matter, Coronavirus and Sustainability Have in Common
What Black Lives Matter, Coronavirus and Sustainability Have in Common

2020 is a year that will change the world forever. What started off as a new decade full of potential and excitement rapidly turned into a time of heightened anxiety, fear and awareness. All of the events happening around the world are not random, they are intertwined and related to each other. From the rise

Small Business Marketing Guide: Navigating Covid-19
Small Business Marketing Guide: Navigating Covid-19

How is your small business adapting your marketing strategy during Covid-19? Regardless of the uncertain times, it’s an important time to pivot where necessary, maintain communication, and know where resources are available.

Sustainability During a Pandemic: Caring for the Planet While Staying Safe
Sustainability During a Pandemic: Caring for the Planet While Staying Safe

As the world stays home during the Covid-19 crisis there are still choices you can make to be more sustainable while staying safe.

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 sustainable 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

4 Ways to Differentiate Marketing for Sustainable Brands
4 Ways to Differentiate Marketing 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..