AirBnB reshapes travel accommodation but at what price?

Along with Uber AirBnB is the most famous of the “sharing” economy companies. It allows anyone to rent out their house or spare room on a short term basis. The initial idea was for homeowners to  earn a few extra pounds or dollars and make use of spare and underutilised capacity, but the phenomenal growth of AirBnB has created a less than sustainable sub-economy.

Cisco opens up the office with Smart Meeting Spaces

Smart Connected Meeting Spaces is an innovative new take on workplace management from Cisco. It uses a building’s Wi-Fi system to give employees remote connectivity to accessing work spaces.

Danone taps into to explain its Egyptian milk run

How to communicate a programme to help local milk producers in Egypt? French food-products multinational Danone translated a tricky logistics story into a neat infographic shared via

Gap Inc. uses bold infographics for social report storytelling

To celebrate ten years of its CSR reporting, GAP Inc released a series of infographics, highlighting its main achievements as listed in the company’s Social and Environmental Responsibility Report.

Honda plugs into IBM to develop a smarter EV battery

Electric vehicles (EVs) are going to play a big part in the future of our personal mobility, but many people have reservations about EVs that need to be addressed before they become part of the mainstream. For instance, how do I know how far I can travel on my current battery charge? Where is the nearest charging station? Has the battery degraded at all?

Hormel combines graphics and key facts to produce a clear sustainability report

Using a microsite to house CSR reports can be very flexible option. US Food Manufacturer, Hormel Foods, been producing an online report in the same subdomain for the past four years, affording them the space to improve each year’s version.

Intel looks to the Maker Movement to encourage more girls into tech and computing

The fact that women are underrepresented in computer science and engineering is a familiar message, yet some of the facts behind it still come as a surprise.

Kellogg's shakes up its supply chain to be more sustainable

As one of the world’s largest suppliers of cereals, Kellogg’s uses a colossal amount of grain and other crops in its production. Ensuring a sustainable supply chain for those raw materials is a real challenge.

Kimberly-Clark uses infographics to navigate its sustainability report

Kimberly-Clark “democratised” its 2012 Sustainability Report by highlighting key statistics and letting users build their own report.

Levi Strauss pioneers 100% water recycling in production

Levi Strauss was the first company in the apparel industry to develop a comprehensive life cycle system to recycle and reuse water.