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Nicola Robins

Lunch Hour Talk – What’s your TQ?

On 8 May 2012, in Environmental Diary, Events, Lunch hour talk, News, by Andrew Bennett
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What’s your Transition Intelligence (TQ)? Every business has a very significant role in leading the transition to Sustainability. Are you building TQ into your brand? Incite director Nicola Robins shares a simple – yet powerful – approach to strategising, implementing and tracking sustainability performance.

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Its Earth Day- how are you honoring Mother Earth?

On 20 April 2012, in Environmental Diary, News, by Andrew Bennett
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Today more than one billion people around the globe will participate in Earth Day 2012 and help Mobilize the Earth™. People of all nationalities and backgrounds will voice their appreciation for the planet and demand its protection. How will you play your  part? Throughout the month of April 2012 and on Earth Day (April 22), […]

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More than just Earth Hour: Saturday 31 March @ 20:30…..

On 30 March 2012, in Environmental Diary, News, by Andrew Bennett
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Held each year at 8:30pm on the last Saturday in March, Earth Hour is a WWF initiative symbolising the collective power of individuals, businesses and governments to reduce our impact on this planet. From its beginnings in Sydney – Earth Hour has grown to be supported by millions of people in over 5000 cities across 135 […]

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Green Office Week 16 to 20 April- whats your baseline??

On 26 March 2012, in Environmental Diary, Events, Training News, by Andrew Bennett
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Green Office Week  takes place from 16 to 20 April this year . The week’s aim is to get all of us, at our workplaces,  to introduce or re-focus on making changes that can reduce their environmental footprint, save money, and meet the organisation’s sustainability goals and commitments. Green Office Week is intended both to raise awareness of the importance of eco-friendly […]

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Lunch Hour Talk – Water is life! (15th March)

On 7 March 2012, in Environmental Diary, Events, Lunch hour talk, News, by Andrew Bennett
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March is National Water Month, with National Water Week this falling week and World Water Day on 22 March 2012. In honour of this, and to raise awareness around water issues and the challenge posed to organisations to promote water wise behaviour within their organisations, icologie will be hosting a lunch time talk on the […]

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Water is life: Respect it, Conserve it Enjoy it- National Water Week 5-11 March 2012

On 6 March 2012, in Environmental Diary, News, by Andrew Bennett
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Did you know……… ……that more people in the world have mobile phones than toilets? ……one in eight people (884 million)  people lack access to safe water supplies ……that water and sanitation borne diseases claim more lives than any war claims through guns ……that 12-14 million South Africans do not have access to safe drinking water […]

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Responsible Tourism Week – are you in?

On 10 February 2012, in Environmental Diary, News, by Andrew Bennett
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Now in its fourth year, Responsible Tourism Week takes place from 13 – 19 February 2012. What is the week about? It is a week in which the tourism industry explores and brainstorms the practical application of sustainable tourism ideas and raises awareness around responsible travel concepts using cost effective and successful social media campaigns. […]

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World Wetlands Day – 2 February

On 1 February 2012, in Environmental Diary, News, by Andrew Bennett
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The theme for World Wetlands Day 2012 (WWD) is ‘wetlands and tourism’ and focusses on the wise use of wetlands and sustainable tourism. 2 February each year is World Wetlands Day. It marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the […]

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International Green Office Week

On 3 April 2011, in Environmental Diary, Events, News, by Andrew Bennett
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Green Office Week (GOW) is intended both to raise awareness of the importance of eco-friendly offices and inform office workers that they too can make a positive impact on the environment whilst at work. During the week (in 2011 it will be 18 to 21 April)  organisations are asked to introduce or re-focus on making changes that can […]