Typography Geek Post – The difference between “Font” and “Typeface”

If you're really into the fascinating, creative-yet-practical world of typography (like I completely admit to being) you may have come across these two words (Font and Typeface) and seen them used interchangeably. However there is a subtle distinction, albeit one that's less clear since typography made the jump from cast [...]

By |2017-02-26T13:56:06+00:00November 22nd, 2013|Design, Development & Production, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Short, Informative Primer on Data Back-up

Taxes, Dentist, Insurance...and Back-up Ok...nobody really wants to have to think about backing up files and data and computers...let alone read about it. But know what they say about an ounce of prevention. It goes double for digital storage. If you consider the amount of time, energy and resources [...]

By |2017-02-26T13:56:07+00:00November 20th, 2013|CommunicationTech, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Communications And Sustainability In the Mining Industry

The IFC, ICMM and Brusnswick Group have published an extensive report reviewing the ways that communications support sustainability. The five key areas discussed are: Creating an environment for effective stakeholder dialogue Using transparency to build trust Integrating communications to enhance sustainability efforts Prioritising internal communication and corporate culture Measuring impact [...]

Infographics – passing trend or valuable data visualization tool?

Whatever you call them - charts, tables, graphs - there's been an explosion of info-graphics on the internet and in publications. Everywhere you look, people are designing graphics to represent the overabundance of data being collected. But in the process, sometimes people forget the critical step of sorting and clarifying [...]

By |2017-02-26T13:56:07+00:00October 10th, 2013|Design, Development & Production|1 Comment

Environmental Performance Boosts Employee Productivity says NBS

If you need further proof that integrating sustainability into your company is good for business, the Network for Business Sustainability (NBS) has recently published a post deconstructing a study that shows a significant enhancement in employee performance in companies that make significant strides to enhance their positive environmental performance. Read [...]

Sustainability Context missing from current frameworks, reporting practices

Ralph Thurm has an article in the Guardian's Sustainable Business section (April 9, 2013) discussing the shortcomings of contemporary sustainability reporting practices and the lack of context available through reprots generated with GRI. In particular, he asks why this more important type of information isn't part of the brand new GRI [...]

By |2017-02-26T13:56:08+00:00May 3rd, 2013|Reporting|0 Comments

European Commission moves to enhance business transparency on social and environmental matters

Press Release from European CommissionBrussels, 16 April 2013 The European Commission has today proposed an amendment to existing accounting legislation in order to improve the transparency of certain large companies on social and environmental matters. Companies concerned will need to disclose information on policies, risks and results as regards environmental matters, [...]

By |2017-02-26T13:56:08+00:00April 28th, 2013|Reporting|0 Comments