Climate Friendly Vacation? Off to Weggis!

Möwe über dem See

Our association president Daniel Lüscher has visited undercover the Hotel Rössli in Weggis, Lucerne, which participates in our ClimateActions 4 Companies program. Why sustainability sometimes means courage to reduce, especially in the tourism industry, and whether he recommends a stay, you can find out in this report.Boat trip towards Weggis – a fairytale beginningWhat could […]

Sustainable 3-course Christmas menu

During the Christmas season, we like to indulge in a little more of everything, whether it’s sweet treats, a festive meal or presents. For this reason, the Christmas season is often a burdening time for the climate. But we can make a big difference with small changes.In recent years, awareness of climate change and the […]

Climate-friendly diet: jackfruit, tempeh or lupins as an alternative to beef tenderloin

Tofu burger, lentil stew or a beef filet after all? By now, most people probably know that our eating habits have a major impact on our carbon footprint and thus on the climate. Since the ecological footprint of meat is particularly large, more and more people want to reduce their meat consumption. And now what? […]

CO2 – the new currency of Switzerland’s energy and Climate Policy

When it comes to quantifying the effects of climate change, the emission of greenhouse gases or carbon dioxide (C02) is the relevant measurement. It allows us to measure our daily actions in terms of living, working, consumption, mobility, etc., and provides us with a comparably simple monitoring system. What exactly is the greenhouse effect? The […]

Tulips in December are like strawberries in February

Tulpen im Korb

Asparagus in January or strawberries in February. It’s become very obvious ― in order to produce these products, temperatures have to be significantly warmer than here, be it outdoors or in a greenhouse. This means that a number of fruits and vegetables haul a large backpack of CO2 due to cultivation and transport. But what […]

The country needs more green spaces

See what I did there? Chances are, when you think of green, you picture parks, gardens and open spaces.And of course that’s absolutely right. Open spaces are enormously important for the climate. But today’s blog is not about green spaces, it’s about green finance. About international financial flows and sustainable, climate-friendly investments.Where to put your […]

5 Tips For A Sustainable Christmas

For many, the most beautiful time of year is Christmas. The home is decorated, delicious food is prepared, and presents are exchanged with loved ones in celebration of Christmas. What all these things mean for the environment and the climate can quickly get lost in the holiday frenzy.In England, a study showed that 80% more […]

Climate-Friendly Christmas Menu

Celebrating Christmas together with a feast: For many this is a special occasion in the spirit of giving. For the festive meal, meat or fish is frequently on the menu. However, worldwide meat production is responsible for 14.5% of all greenhouse gases, or 7.1 gigatonnes of CO2 equivalents, every year. So why not try our […]