Sustainable packaging startup hit by Chinese-Australian trade tensions

Australian sustainable packaging startup Planet Protector Packaging has been one victim of the Chinese-Australian trade tensions, after their deal to provide the packaging of rock lobster exports was put on hold.  Planet Protector Packaging (PPP) was established in 2016 in response to the global plastic waste crisis. Their product aims to eliminate polystyrene from supply… Continue reading Sustainable packaging startup hit by Chinese-Australian trade tensions

What is ‘sustainable’ investing? Buzzword or problem solver?

What is ‘sustainable’ investing? Is it a buzzword used to lure socially-minded investors, or our best bet for tackling humanity’s greatest challenges? When executed properly, it’s more likely to be the latter. But before we dive into this growing trend, let’s first sort out the semantics since there are many terms used interchangeably (which don’t… Continue reading What is ‘sustainable’ investing? Buzzword or problem solver?

5 ways to become a green business (without breaking the bank)

If you’re a business just starting out, setting up an eco-friendly operation can seem difficult and expensive, but going green doesn’t have to hurt your bottom line. In fact, recent research [1] from the University of New South Wales shows promoting sustainability actually fosters economic development for small businesses. At Sendle, we’ve done it first… Continue reading 5 ways to become a green business (without breaking the bank)

Build a sustainable business with your IP

IP encompasses all registered or unregistered design rights, trade marks, patents, copyright, confidential information, trade or business names, database rights, know-how and technology. IP rights are inherently invisible, but can be very valuable assets if they are properly identified and protected.