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Fashion Platform Zilingo’s Ankiti Bose to Become First Indian Woman to Co-Found a Near $1 billion Start-Up – and She’s Only in her 20s

Fashion Platform Zilingo’s Ankiti Bose to Become First Indian Woman to Co-Found a Near $1 billion Start-Up – and She’s Only in her 20s

When you hear of a 27-year-old millennial female involved in the fashion industry, you may not typically think of computers, data analytics and ecommerce. However, that is exactly the case with Ankiti Bose, the co-founder and CEO of fashion sourcing company Zilingo, poised to be India’s first female startup ‘unicorn’ with her company now valued...

Climate Joy Week #30: Honda to Sell Only Electric and Hybrid Cars in Europe from 2022, Leading Australian Engineers Reject Fossil Fuel Projects and More…

Climate Joy Week #30: Honda to Sell Only Electric and Hybrid Cars in Europe from 2022, Leading Australian Engineers Reject Fossil Fuel Projects and More…

This post was proudly brought to you by our partner: Hello there! As always, we welcome you to this week’s edition of our climate joy series. This right here marks our thirtieth weekly documentary of the joyful news arising from our fight to save our planet and I must admit, it has been quite the...

Climate Action Summit 2019: The Positive News That The Media Should Have Paid More Attention To

Climate Action Summit 2019: The Positive News That The Media Should Have Paid More Attention To

We all know that the impacts of climate change are being felt everywhere and are having very real consequences on people’s lives. Global emissions are reaching record levels and the last four years were the four hottest on record, with winter temperatures in the Arctic having risen by three degrees Celsius since 1990. Sea levels...

Climate Joy Week #29: Western South Atlantic Whales Come Back From Near Extinction, Florida Looks to Ban Sunscreen Harmful to Coral Reefs and more…

Climate Joy Week #29: Western South Atlantic Whales Come Back From Near Extinction, Florida Looks to Ban Sunscreen Harmful to Coral Reefs and more…

Welcome to another week of our Climate Joy Series where we document and collate joyful news from across the globe in the fight to save our climate. Now the list presented to you in this series every week are by no means exhaustive accounts of all the positive news there are; they are merely offerings...

4 Ways You Can Strengthen Your Mental Resilience Today

4 Ways You Can Strengthen Your Mental Resilience Today

The decaying state of our online and physical communities and the dread of what the future holds in the face of the unmitigated climate changes we witness today can sometimes result in very negative impacts on our mental health. Around the world, governments continue to subsidise fossil fuel projects despite the consequences of climate change....

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...