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There Are Over 450 Eco Labels. Why It Makes Sense to Overhaul the System and Make it Consumer-Friendly…

There Are Over 450 Eco Labels. Why It Makes Sense to Overhaul the System and Make it Consumer-Friendly…

In recent times, public interest in protecting the environment, sustainability and positive climate action is higher than it has ever been. From politics and fashion to energy and manufacturing, climate change and the environment has become the central consideration in what we buy, who we vote for, where we travel even. It is undeniable that...

Climate Joy Week #28: California Bans Hotels From Providing Travel-Size Plastic Toiletries, Unilever to Slash Plastic Use

Climate Joy Week #28: California Bans Hotels From Providing Travel-Size Plastic Toiletries, Unilever to Slash Plastic Use

Welcome to this week’s edition of our Climate Joy Series, we are so thrilled you stopped by. This week marks our 28th edition of our beloved series and if this visit is your first with us, please start from the beginning to fully understand what our Climate Joy series is all about. That being said,...

Modern-Day Parenting: Stop Blaming Instagram, It Isn’t the Problem

Modern-Day Parenting: Stop Blaming Instagram, It Isn’t the Problem

A few weeks ago, Instagram announced that it would be restricting –and in some cases completely removing– posts promoting weight loss or weight loss products. These posts will apparently be unavailable to users under 18 years of age because of serious concerns in certain quarters that they may encourage undue pressure and anxiety in adolescents...

Climate Joy Week #27: The Ocean Cleanup’s Device Successfully Collects Plastic, Billionaire Owners of Fiji Water Donate $750 Million to Climate Research

Climate Joy Week #27: The Ocean Cleanup’s Device Successfully Collects Plastic, Billionaire Owners of Fiji Water Donate $750 Million to Climate Research

Welcome to this week’s edition of Climate Joy. As is our custom on this series, we bring you good news as it relates to climate action and the wellbeing of the planet. From the positive actions taken by private individuals and notable corporations, all the way to the European Union, here’s what we’re celebrating this...

10 Small Ways You Can Show Kindness This Month

10 Small Ways You Can Show Kindness This Month

Today, there are people who still believe that ‘an eye for an eye’ is all the policy we need. Probably born out of a staunch unwillingness to ‘appear’ passive in their daily dealings, this belief in ‘pay back’ has its footprints scattered across our various societies all across the globe. Now I agree that being...

Diary of an Eco-Conscious Fashion Entrepreneur: Balancing Profit and Ideology

Diary of an Eco-Conscious Fashion Entrepreneur: Balancing Profit and Ideology

Despite the popular outcry about the sustainable states of fashion markets across the globe, there really is not much information on what the sustainable fashion market is worth in Africa. As it turns out, the entire African fashion market is worth about US$31 billion, I hadn’t known any of this when I started my menswear...

Climate Joy Week #26: McDonald’s to Launch Plant-Based Beyond Meat Burger, Major Cruise Line Ditches Single-Use Plastic Bottles

Climate Joy Week #26: McDonald’s to Launch Plant-Based Beyond Meat Burger, Major Cruise Line Ditches Single-Use Plastic Bottles

Welcome to this week’s edition of Climate Joy. As per our tradition in this series, we bring to you another lineup of positive climate news from around the world, focussing on companies making strides towards sustainability. The United Nations Climate Summit was also held last week and rather than explore in this series, we will...

Climate Joy Week #25: Activists and Citizens Unite at the Global Climate Strike, Amazon Makes Ambitious Climate Pledge and more…

Climate Joy Week #25: Activists and Citizens Unite at the Global Climate Strike, Amazon Makes Ambitious Climate Pledge and more…

Hi guys, welcome to this week’s edition of Climate Joy! We hope you participated in the rallies seeking climate action last Friday. If you did, that is awesome! More green to your rainbow! If for some reason you didn’t, we know that you are contributing in your own way to a better planet. Anyway, here’s...

Future Design Series: Sustainable Transport and Mobility

Future Design Series: Sustainable Transport and Mobility

Can we all agree that transport is the nerve center of human activity? It literally determines the success of business activities, a city and the world in general. Think of it this way, transportation determines whether people can have access to other sustainability efforts. It enables communication, trade and other forms of exchange between peoples...