Sustainable Banking – a Conversation with DG Nexolution’s Head of Sustainability

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The financial industry is rethinking its customers’ expectations, its diversity of thought, and its approach to technology. aware_ spoke with Deborah Montanus, Head of Sustainability at DG Nexolution, about sustainable banking and how the company is helping banks embrace the green movement. Traditionally, the finance and banking sector’s corporate social responsibility efforts have not focused […]

Sustainable brand building – a long lasting trend?

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aware_ sat down with Pascal Staud, Co-Founder & Global Mobility Lead at Media.Monks, to talk about the importance of sustainable brand building. Whether in ecological, economic or social terms, the pandemic has made it clear how important sustainability is – also in a corporate context. Many brands have become aware of how much they benefit […]

From Green to Blue – the Sustainable Blue Economy

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The ocean is the largest ecosystem in the world. It covers more than 70% of the Earth’s surface and is home to an estimated 80% of the planet’s biodiversity. It provides clean energy and supplies us with oxygen, food and many important resources. As the most significant climate regulator and largest natural carbon sink, it […]

Five ways to move your business towards a Circular Economy

aware_ partner and digital design company Goodpatch has launched a whitepaper where they present five steps to move a business towards a circular economy More and more initiatives are springing up, the content of which aims to make citizens more environmentally aware and to manage consumerism and review our habits. But there is still a […]

Green Claiming versus Marketing: Why is Greenwashing no longer an option?

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With green buzzwords becoming more prevalent in marketing, aware_ looked at the difference between green claiming and greenwashing and how to stop the latter. Eco-friendly. Sustainable. Carbon neutral. Biodegradable. Responsible. The proliferation of such green language can be seen advertised across many industries in the recent years, from cars and cosmetics to food and fashion. […]

The Future of Cable Tech

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Recent Market Developments in Cable Tech  In 2009, there were over 30 different types of chargers being used by the average consumer. The most popular of which were the Micro USB (micro-B), Lightning, Mini USB and the USB A. The most commonly used for devices was the Micro USB, Apple users operated their devices with […]

Climate disasters do not discriminate, but human societies do

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Climate disasters outside of Europe and Northern America are all too often ignored by international news despite the social implications of climate change having unthinkable consequences. Around the world, people are facing the effects of “extreme events, health effects, food security, livelihood security, migration, water security, cultural identity” and yet the contrast in reporting from […]

An Innovative Start-up to Transform the Everyday – SXSW Edition

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aware_ celebrates the modern-day, innovative start-up, by highlighting 5 new businesses taking part in this year’s SXSW. SXSW, an event held in Texas in March, celebrates the convergence of technology, film, music, education and culture, bringing together professionals from around the world. Innovative World Technologies  Kleiderly (Berlin): the innovative start-up tackling the fast fashion industry  Alina Bassi […]

South by Southwest – A Convergent Event


SXSW is an event that celebrates the convergence of technology, film, music, education and culture, bringing together professionals from around the world  For a long time now, sustainability, environmental protection and climate change have no longer been niche topics. The environment is becoming a mainstream issue, the new criterion for good and bad, right and […]