Category: Business

Sustainable Fashion Awards 2018: Is Your Fashion Label Eligible to Win This $6000 Prize?

Sustainable Fashion Awards 2018: Is Your Fashion Label Eligible to Win This $6000 Prize?

The Sustainable Fashion Awards (SFA) offers one designer or fashion brand a chance to win $3,000 while simultaneously donating that exact same amount to a participating NGO partner of choice. Total prize value is USD $6000! The initiators behind this award, Jak&Jil, an online fashion platform and the e-commerce part of tech startup Mucca. Together they believe in...

Stirring Change: The Youth Fashion Summit and Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2018

Stirring Change: The Youth Fashion Summit and Copenhagen Fashion Summit 2018

Melbourne Australia: The Youth Fashion Summit (YFS) was held in Copenhagen, Denmark last week and brought together 112 students from around the world. It was one of the side events held in conjunction with Copenhagen Fashion Summit (CFS), the biggest sustainable fashion event in the world, where CEOs, industry leaders and innovators discuss where fashion...

Edible Flowers: Popular, Cute and Profitable

Edible Flowers: Popular, Cute and Profitable

Washington DC, United States: If I start another business, I’d grow and sell organic edible flowers and microgreens. It sounds painfully yuppie-ish, I know, but microgreens are blowing up because they’re easy to grow in urban spaces, are colorful additions to salads, sandwiches, and cocktails alike, and are packed with nutrients. For better or worse,...

9 Reasons Why Sustainable, Eco and Ethical Fashion Businesses Close and Finish Up (AKA Fail)

9 Reasons Why Sustainable, Eco and Ethical Fashion Businesses Close and Finish Up (AKA Fail)

Since launching Eco Warrior Princess in 2010, I have had the privilege of meeting, befriending, collaborating and working with many emerging fashion designers, entrepreneurs, fashion businesses and organisations from all over the world. They’ve started their own ethical labels, e-commerce stores, online marketplaces and apps. I have seen these passionate people burst on to the scene...

Beyond Fashion Revolution Week: The Eco-Friendly Jewellery Entrepreneur Changing Lives in Cambodia

Beyond Fashion Revolution Week: The Eco-Friendly Jewellery Entrepreneur Changing Lives in Cambodia

Phnom Penh, Cambodia: As I sit here at a cafe called Connecting Hands, in Phnom Penh Cambodia, it makes me almost emotional realizing that I’m actually here. I have moments of “holy crap”, still can’t believe this is where I am and this is what I’m doing. I feel a special connection to this place....

Q&A with Dr Mike Thair, Veteran Scientist and Co-Founder of Natural Beauty Company, Indochine Natural

Q&A with Dr Mike Thair, Veteran Scientist and Co-Founder of Natural Beauty Company, Indochine Natural

With science under threat, particularly in the U.S. where a growing number of people are rejecting scientific findings on climate change issues, it’s time we turn the spotlight on those on the front lines, to help you understand the work that scientists do and why they play an instrumental role in helping to build a...

How Sustainable Is IKEA, Really?

How Sustainable Is IKEA, Really?

IKEA is a Swedish-founded, Dutch-based global retail behemoth. Offering low-cost, visually appealing furniture in well-designed highly-coordinated warehouse spaces, it’s little wonder IKEA is the world’s largest furniture retailer and has been for the last decade. In recent years, the company has put sustainability front and centre, releasing its ‘People & Planet Positive‘ roadmap, a document outlining...

2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference

2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference

As we head into another big year of green advocacy here at Eco Warrior Princess, we’re making some big moves in the name of sustainability. While our work tends to focus on the steps individuals, families and households can take to live more sustainably, we have known for some time that real progress can only...