Is Freelancing Ecofriendly?
Now that we started measuring all things in carbon footprint – my afternoon flat white averaging 340 grams of CO2 per cup – and more and more people are experiencing remote work, we might wonder: is freelancing eco-friendly? Let’s explore the footprint and other environmental aspects of the freelancing life form and compare it to a regular, fixed placed 9-to-5.
• less daily commuting is good for the planet
• building offices is extremely taxing for the environment
• hidden carbon footprint of our digital life
During Loránd Kubán environmental engineering studies,he became curious about how IT could contribute to sustainability goals. IT’s role in sustainability wasn’t covered in the lectures he had, so he went to work in this sector to get more insights into its potential.
Two years ago, Loránd became a freelance sustainability consultant to help companies understand and expand on their sustainability potential. During this journey, he experienced firsthand the different environmental aspects of being a freelancer vs. an employee.
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