Posted on 2020-02-20

Learning from Mother Nature – Biomimicry

What is biomimicry? In the global fight to tackle various climate change issues, an interesting method with far-reaching effects is biomimicry. Biomimicry or biomimetics is the imitation of the models, systems, and elements of nature for the purpose of solving complex human problems. The term biomimicry and biomimetics comes from the Greek words…

Posted on 2020-02-13

Carbon Capture and Utilization (CCU)

Carbon capture and utilization, or CCU, is the process of capturing carbon dioxide (CO2) to be used later for a specific use. This process can be a key player in reducing climate change issues since it can positively impact the total levels of greenhouse gases. CCU aims…

Posted on 2020-02-06

Why Making Your CSR Transparent Matters

Purpose-driven collective efforts are an effective and integral aspect of societal reform. In order to encourage enterprises to take part or be the catalyst to large changes, governments across the globe incentivize companies to take up CSR or Corporate Social Responsibility activities.  However, CSR isn’t…

Posted on 2020-01-22

EcoMatcher Scales New Heights

January 22, 2020 -EcoMatcher is proud to announce a partnership with New Growth, a foundation with Irish roots planting trees in the Himalayas in Nepal. After the devastating earthquake in Nepal in April 2015, Simthali, a valley east of Kathmandu and close to the epicenter of…

Posted on 2020-01-21

What is Agroforestry?

The increasing impact of climate change is a serious problem that cannot be waved away with the swift flick of a magic wand. Melting ice caps, growing deforestation, scarcity of fresh drinking water, increasing temperatures at a global level, ozone layer depletion; the list is…

Posted on 2020-01-09

The Paris Agreement, a Refresher

As the conversation surrounding climate change continues, we have begun to see its devastating effects. From freak storms and typhoons to raging forest fires, the range and destruction as a consequence of environmental change has affected us all. In the context of dealing with the vulnerability of…

Posted on 2020-01-08

Creating A Sustainable Brand

It is clear that we no longer have the luxury of ignoring sustainable practices and climate change solutions. Trends show that consumers no longer have the patience for brands that are not focused on ethical business practices. Even governments around the world, albeit slowly, are recognizing…

Posted on 2019-12-12

EcoMatcher goes South America!

December 12, 2019 – EcoMatcher is proud to announce a partnership with Plant Your Future, an amazing nonprofit specialized in tree-planting in Peru. Plant Your Future empowers smallholder farmers in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest to restore their deforested and degraded land with productive agroforestry — planting…

Posted on 2019-11-21

Festival Gifts That are Good for the Planet

With the festive season just around the corner, choosing eco-friendly corporate gifts for your employees not only act as a gesture of goodwill but also help towards achieving sustainable development goals and targets for your business. Additionally, making a valuable contribution towards protecting the environment, regardless of how small…

Posted on 2019-11-13

The Basics of a Carbon Footprint

With climate change issues taking over government agendas, and sustainable development goals being given the topmost priority by individuals and corporates alike, the term “carbon footprint” has gained incredible traction over the past couple of years. Carbon footprints are essentially used to denote the full…

Posted on 2019-11-07

What is Sustainable Tourism?

An ever-evolving and rapidly growing industry, there seems to be no place in the world that remains untouched as far as tourism is concerned. Where tourism helps in generating local revenue and also acts as a catalyst in the growth of the local economy, it…

Posted on 2019-11-03

Restoration Ecology and Ecological Restoration

You might be wondering: what is restoration ecology? The term itself might sound simplistic, but restoration ecology is a nuanced, layered topic – and a field of study! It is the scientific study of ecological restoration, how it is carried out and what it entails….