Firms that embed sustainability into their strategies will have a significant business advantage over organisations that are forced into expensive compliance-driven pivots in the not-so-distant future. Image: iStock

Management teams at SMEs need ongoing support if they are to win contracts and secure finance from large organisations that are placing sustainability(...)

Revellers take part in a laughing session at the Gai Jatra festival in Kathmandu, Nepal in 2008. Photograph: Gopal Chitrakar/Reuters

Since 2013, the United Nations has celebrated International Day of Happiness on March 20th, as a way of highlighting the importance of happiness to pe(...)

 Síofra Caherty, Fiona O’Doherty Mindy O’Brien, Flossie Donelly, Una Hand, Padraic Fogarty, and Kate Ruddock. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

The grassroots uprising is underway and people of all ages are calling for great urgency on climate action. A lack of political action in Ireland has (...)

 A ‘shop and drop’ plastics protest in Rathmines,  Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Thousands of shoppers across the country left their unwanted plastic packaging behind them at their local supermarket on Saturday after removing it fr(...)