News about the topic sustainability

Four new research projects related to sustainability communications

Until the end of the year Polarstern will be collaborating with the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) and Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) on four research projects related to the communication of sustainability issues. Are these your issues too? »

Editorial, graphics and media relations for sustainable construction network

The Sustainable Construction Network Switzerland (NNBS) has worked with Polarstern to develop an information brochure on the findings and insights of its WOHNEN 2020 study on the home of the future. Polarstern was in charge of developing the content, designing the visuals and handling media relations in German and French. »

39 good ideas for better energy efficiency

Polarstern is helping the actors involved in the “Confederation: exemplary in energy” initiative communicate their commitment to greater energy efficiency and the transition to renewable energy. The 39 joint measures adopted by the initiative are also an inspiration for other organisations with ambitions in the field of sustainability. »

Sharing at the communications agency

In an interview with «Organisator» magazine, Andreas Renggli describes the comprehensive services Polarstern already offers that incorporate the principles of the sharing economy. »

On the path to a healthier society

Diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis and AIDS are still rife in many parts of the world. The UN has promised to tackle these diseases, and by 2030 wants to make sure that all people have access to healthcare services and drugs. Here we describe how companies and institutions can help win this battle. »

Combating hunger

The UN aims to end hunger worldwide by 2030. We describe how organisations can help work for this goal and communicate their involvement effectively. »

In 2015 the United Nations adopted its 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It comprises 17 main goals that the international community aims to achieve by 2030. We’re publishing a series of news items and describing all these goals and how organisations and institutions can work towards them. In each article we’ll also be giving input on how to effectively communicate this engagement. »

Once around the earth, without any fuel

The Solar Impulse 2 solar aircraft took one-and-a-half years to fly once around the world. The two pilots needed seventeen stages to do so, but not a single drop of fuel. Communications agency Polarstern put coverage on on behalf of project sponsor Swisscom and, by doing so, generated above-average levels of interest. »

The IKM, the department of marketing and communications at Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, is working with Polarstern and other partners to gain new insights into how to raise awareness and understanding of electricity generated from renewable resources among private consumers. »

Our partner Management Tools has looked into subjective perceptions of food labels and compared them with the objective reality. The findings show that active communication on sustainability is a must for anyone wanting to thrive in this rapidly growing market. »

Polarstern helps Solar Impulse on its way

Solar Impulse continues its record flight, closely followed by Polarstern. Our communications agency is following the solar aircraft from the ground on behalf of Swisscom, producing words, images and sounds enabling fans and anyone else interested to track its progress around the planet »