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Thursday, 30 January 2014

Europe and Green Politics: “When you are motivated, you can deliver a good job”

Image courtesy of Maria Nitzsch Hastrup
Last week, I attended a Q&A session with Bas Eickhout MEP on ‘A Career in European Environmental Politics’.  Hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Brussels Environmental Interns Network, the event felt timely, given that the European Commission announced its 2030 climate and energy package the next day.

Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Sustainability Communications Lunch: Top Tips for Success

This month’s Sustainability Communications Lunch was a hotbed of discussion and advice.  The first Lunch of 2014 focused on communications challenges and what could be learned from them.  A lively group of communications professionals were keen to share their tips for success. 

Another lively Sustainability Communications Lunch
Here are just a few of them

Tuesday, 21 January 2014

Five Tips For Live-Tweeting

Many people are not aware of the power of live-tweeting.  It is an easy way to
How to tweet engaging
live updates
promote an organisation’s online presence and – if done well – generate meaningful content for your Twitter account.  When hosting or attending an event, it is well worth taking a fully-charged smartphone, tablet or laptop along and post some updates.

Below are five things you should keep in mind when planning to live-tweet at an event.

Friday, 17 January 2014

Hello Brussels: My First Week at Sustainability Consult

My first day
I had never been to Brussels before last week.  So some of my friends quietly questioned my decision to move here and join the Team at Sustainability Consult.  I began work on Monday.  Did I know what I was getting myself into?  Would Brussels and the role match my expectations?