Entries by Mona Jensen

Liar, liar, globe on fire — why green professionals don’t tell the whole truth about climate change

“The truth about climate change? Well…” How and why environmental professional may not always tell the whole truth about climate change — And how you can inspire immediate climate action.   A few weeks ago, I did something I had never done before.   I made a video for my friends and family, and for […]

Is AI going to end the world, or save it? — Sustainability, product consumption, and artificial intelligence, part 2

This is part two of an article that highlights the current possibilities and uses of artificial intelligence, and AI and sustainability can go hand in hand, with a focus on how the technology can be used to make significant changes towards production methods that are genuinely sustainable.   Now that you’ve read part one of […]

Is AI going to end the world, or save it? — Sustainability, product consumption, and artificial intelligence, part 1

This article highlights the current possibilities and uses of artificial intelligence, and AI and sustainability can go hand in hand, with a focus on how the technology can be used to make significant changes towards production methods that are genuinely sustainable.   (If you’re already caught up on the advances of AI, go to this […]

Why the green sector needs to get better at Social Media and web communication — part two, sustainability & social media explained

In the last post, I explained why social media and an internet presence is so darn important, and what green companies and organizations have to gain from getting online. Now it’s time to dive into the great examples out there and have a look at how sustainability & social media can play together.   If […]

Why the green sector needs to get better at Social Media and web — part one

Environmental professionals, especially in the public sector, need to get better at utilizing social media as part of their work. The following post explains why, and gives you a few ready-to-use pointers to take you that extra mile. The green field is missing out and falling behind I keep coming back to this subject, simply […]

Have a cradle-to-cradle Christmas — Have a cradle-to-cradle Christmas — Use the holidays to promote sustainability and build trust

In this post, I’ll tell you exactly how I used Christmas to communicate sustainability, why it worked, and how you can use it to build trust with your customers and stand out from your competition. The best part? Your business becomes even greener while being cost-competitive, scouts’ honor. (7 min.) … TOO SOON! I know, […]

There is no unreachable audience! Making recycling sexy – and fun

This post looks at how the so-called hard-to-reach audiences can be addressed in a creative, and somewhat surprising way. Environmental communication at its best. Warning: This post contains crude language.   When working in the environmental sector, you’ll come across a target audience that’s considered hard to reach. I’ve talked about the importance of knowing […]

It’s hard to be green -Why green design to be the default option and how to do it

The following outlines how complexity can hinder good environmental actions, and how you as an environmental planner or product manufacturer can overcome it. And yes, I am going somewhere with the coffee story.   Hi, my name is Mona and I’m a coffee addict. Seeing as it’s one of my only vises in life, I […]

Your words matter – how big organizations accidentally hinder sustainable change

The headlines of your articles are not just for snazzy clickbait. If done wrong they might work against you – and against the environment. Here are the do’s and don’ts of writing headlines.     Yesterday while scrolling through my LinkedIn feed, I came across the following article from the World Economic Forum.   90% […]