The Graphics Sector Has A Chance To Up Its Game In Climate Change Mitigation

The idea behind the UN’s Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance is ultimately to increase investment in climate change mitigation efforts across industries. According to Laurel Brunner of the Verdigris Project, the Alliance is good news. For the majority of firms in the graphics business this will basically be a very big yawn. But as consolidation continues apace in the printing [...]

2021-06-28T08:02:45+02:00Jun 28th, 2021|

Is The Migration To Digital Printing Being Accelerated?

Focus Label Machinery discusses how changes in behaviour and disruptions in supply chains during this year have affected the textile printing industry, and whether they have accelerated the migration to digital printing. The devastating impact of Covid-19 on the textile industry has been evident since January, with regards to global lockdowns, a general retail shut […]

2020-09-14T11:52:53+02:00Sep 10th, 2020|

Raising Environmental Awareness Within The Worldwide Graphics Industry

According to Laurel Brunner from the Verdigris Project, why printers have been so reluctant to get with the sustainability programme is a bit puzzling. They only seem to recognise it when clients ask about what they are doing to improve sustainability and their capacity to deliver some sort of environmental sign off. As this generally […]

2019-11-18T09:14:44+02:00Nov 12th, 2019|

The Correlation Between Sustainability And Business Success

Dana Eitzen, corporate and marketing communications executive at Canon South Africa, discusses why a sustainable business is a successful business. Any change to how a business runs will invariably come at a cost. Sustainable practice is an investment like any other. But the cost doesn’t have to be insurmountable. For example, reducing waste is likely […]

2019-06-14T16:27:33+02:00Jun 13th, 2019|

Designers Need To Create Sustainable Printing Projects

According to Laurel Brunner from the Verdigris Project, designers need to think about the environment when planning media projects. The guiding principle should be to work with the environment and to be aware of all aspects of the project that could have an environmental impact.  This is especially important in the context of deinking and […]

2019-04-23T16:19:51+02:00Apr 23rd, 2019|