Robots and data - their role in sustainability

15th of January 2020
Robots and data - their role in sustainability

Sustainability in business has become an increasingly popular topic as companies recognise the need to have a firm grip on their triple bottom line. Economic, environmental, and social risks and opportunities abound in business, but creating an operations model that speaks directly to aspects of profits, people and planet is not always easily

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Single-use plastic - industry must take action now

14th of January 2020
Single-use plastic - industry must take action now

Following teen-activist Greta Thunberg’s campaign ‘Friday’s for Future’ and her recent Global Climate Strikes supported by over seven million young people, Mark Jankovich, philanthropist and activist writes for ECJ about the launch of a new Recycled Plastic Rating (RPR), mark that he hopes will increasingly be seen on

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The Extinction Rebellion effect

13th of January 2020
The Extinction Rebellion effect

Extinction Rebellion has captured the world’s imagination – but is it also causing a ripple effect in the cleaning sector? ECJ asks companies whether they have noticed a renewed urgency as far as sustainability is concerned, and what they believe is behind it.

Protests by Extinction Rebellion are constantly hitting the headlines these

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Business - going it alone in middle age

8th of January 2020
Business - going it alone in middle age

New kids on the block are changing perceptions about what makes a successful entrepreneur. But these rising stars of the business world are far from being kids anymore and in terms of life experience have already been around the block a dizzying number of times. Hartley Milner meets the ‘olderpreneurs’ and shares their stories.

A wave

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Stop norovirus in its tracks

7th of January 2020
Stop norovirus in its tracks

Norovirus is one of the most common stomach bugs and the arrival of winter often brings many outbreaks. ECJ gets the advice of some experts - Paul Casson, technical field manager at Rentokil Specialist Hygiene and Jamie Woodhall, technical and innovation manager for Initial Washroom Hygiene - on how cleaning protocols play a vital role in

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Hand hygiene - why the lack of compliance?

6th of January 2020
Hand hygiene - why the lack of compliance?

We are constantly being reminded of the role that hand hygiene plays in preventing the spread of germs. But studies regularly show that many people – including those working in hygiene-critical industries – are still failing to wash their hands as often as they should. Why is this the case, and how can well-designed hand washing

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