Why the Best for the World is not always THE BEST. And why you should be OK with that.
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Why the Best for the World is not always THE BEST, yet. And why you should be OK with that.

Paper on the Rocks founder, Anne Pleun van Eijsden wrote the following post in August 2017. Two years later, we’re sharing it again. Anne’s message, about supporting companies that are in the process of learning how to be both the best for…
Pressed wild flowers. Paper on the Rocks is part of The Pollinators’s Nationale Zaaicoalitie, which aims to make the Netherlands into a true bee paradise.
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Four ways to support biodiversity in your local area

As you might already know - because we love to talk about it - we’re part of The Pollinators’ Nationale Zaaicoalitie (national seed coalition), aiming to transform the Netherlands into a true paradise for bees. As coalition partners, we’re…
Bee collecting pollen from wild flowersPhoto by Clyde He on Unsplash

Meet The Pollinators: Planting the seed to increase biodiversity in the Netherlands and beyond

Here in the Netherlands we’re celebrating National Seed Day on 22 April. And as both lovers of the environment and members of The Pollinators’ National Zaaicoalitie (seed coalition), Paper on the Rocks will be posting out packets of flower…
Water waste and the paper industry: What makes pulp paper production such thirsty business?
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Water waste and the paper industry: What makes pulp paper production such thirsty business?

Water - it’s essential for our survival: to keep hydrated, grow food, wash. And it's a key element in the production of wood pulp paper. This is the second in a series of blogs looking at the impact of the paper industry on our environment.…
Virginia Yanquilevich, CEO at Dopper, shares her story in Paper on the Rocks' B Inspired notebook

Be inspired: Dopper CEO Virginia Yanquilevich on working for a cause you believe in

Paper on the Rocks is just one of more than 2600 B Corporations worldwide using business as a force for good. We spoke to 35 B Corp impact entrepreneurs from around the globe and recorded their stories in our very special edition Rockbook:…
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Free postage and packaging! ...From its environmentally harmful traditions

Ok, so our postage and packaging isn’t cost-free (unless maybe you’ve got your hands on a special code). But we have freed it from some of its traditionally less eco-friendly ways… We apologise for that little bit of click bait there…
Lorna Davis shares her story in the Paper on the Rocks B Inspired notebook

Be inspired: Lorna Davis shares her B Corp journey - from the corporate world to global ambassador

In celebration of B Corp month, we share one of the many stories found in our B Inspired Rockbook. For the making of this very special edition stone paper book, we spoke to 35 B Corp impact entrepreneurs from around the world.Today we share…

What is a B Corp? And why is Paper on the Rocks so proud to be one?

A ‘B Corp’, or a benefit corporation, is a company that’s part of a global economy that uses business as a force for good. The B Corporation certification allows people like us to live our values through what we consume. It allows us…
Five New Year's Resolutions for a happy, healthy and sustainable 2019Paper on the Rocks

Five New Year's Resolutions for a happy, healthy and sustainable 2019

What are you going to do to make 2019 better and brighter than 2018? You've heard it a million times: Resolutions are made to be broken. But we think if you choose just one thing, it IS possible to stick with it! Especially when the impact…
Present perfect: Seven reasons stone notebooks make great gifts

Present perfect: Seven reasons why stone notebooks make great gifts

Birthdays, Christmas, just-because-you’re-awesome treats… If you’re going to get someone a present, it might as well be a thoughtful one. In this case, we’ve done the thinking for you. Here’s why we think Paper on the Rocks’ tree-free…