Category: Business

Q&A with Michael Fox, Co-Founder of Plant-Based Meat Company Fable

Q&A with Michael Fox, Co-Founder of Plant-Based Meat Company Fable

After raising $1.5 million in venture capital funding, Australia’s newest start-up plant-based meat company Fable Food Co. released its first product range, a plant-based pulled pork and beef brisket made predominantly with shiitake mushrooms. The company followed up its initial success, releasing its new ‘Plant Based Slow Braised Beef’ across 600 Woolworths locations in Australia in time for World Meat...

Plant-Based ‘Slow-braised Meat’ Fable Hits Woolworths Making Vegan Food More Accessible

Plant-Based ‘Slow-braised Meat’ Fable Hits Woolworths Making Vegan Food More Accessible

With the rise of Instagram influencers, concerns about climate change and the ethics of animal agriculture, the plant-based movement is gaining momentum and faux meat is being found in more locations than ever before. Plant-based protein brands such as Quorn and Tofurky can now be purchased in most supermarkets and fast food chains such as...

Companies Fail to Address Plastic Pollution Crisis, Report Finds No Corporate Leaders

Companies Fail to Address Plastic Pollution Crisis, Report Finds No Corporate Leaders

BERKELEY, CA – Today, As You Sow released its Waste & Opportunity 2020: Searching for Corporate Leadership report analyzing the actions, or inactions, of 50 of the largest U.S. consumer-facing companies to reduce plastic pollution. In the face of growing worldwide concern about ocean plastic pollution, the report concludes that companies are far too slow in adopting responsive actions...

Companies Need to Set More Ambitious Targets to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, Report Shows

Companies Need to Set More Ambitious Targets to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, Report Shows

With only ten years left to reach the Sustainable Development Goals, companies need to accelerate from decades of ambition to a Decade of Action. UNITED NATIONS, New York – Today, on the occasion of its 20th-anniversary Leaders Summit, the United Nations Global Compact, in partnership with DNV GL, released a new report looking back on 20...

A Crash Course in Compostable Packaging for Small Business Owners

A Crash Course in Compostable Packaging for Small Business Owners

By Eva Ross An unlikely hero in the fight to protect the environment is none other than the humble compost heap, quietly driving the shift towards a circular economy with almost effortless waste management and creating a healthier planet for years to come. Currently, recycling is one of the most ingrained waste-reduction habits in our...

Sustainable Shoe Brand Allbirds Releases Carbon Footprint Details For All Its Products

Sustainable Shoe Brand Allbirds Releases Carbon Footprint Details For All Its Products

New Zealand-American sustainable shoe brand Allbirds which built its reputation on the use of natural materials such as Merino wool and ‘tree fiber’ TENCEL™ Lyocell, has begun providing the carbon footprint details for every shoe in its collection. This initiative comes on the back of the brand transitioning to carbon neutrality last year with the introduction...

EarthHero: The Convenient Way to Shop Sustainably Online

EarthHero: The Convenient Way to Shop Sustainably Online

If you’ve ever conducted research to learn about a product’s sustainability attributes and searched for where to shop for environmentally friendly products online, you’ll know that a hefty investment of time and energy is required. There is often limited information, and the products are usually distributed on various websites across the internet making the shopping...

Plant a Tree or Grow Your Own Forest With Treedom and Follow Its Journey Online

Plant a Tree or Grow Your Own Forest With Treedom and Follow Its Journey Online

Committed to a sustainable lifestyle but don’t have the space or the time to plant trees? Want to offset your personal or company’s carbon footprint? B-Corp certified company Treedom provides individuals and businesses with the opportunity to do exactly that. It is the only community platform in the world that helps you plant trees with...

Eco-Friendly Croatian Start-Up MIRET’s 97% Ecological Sneakers Are a Kickstarter Sensation

Eco-Friendly Croatian Start-Up MIRET’s 97% Ecological Sneakers Are a Kickstarter Sensation

A Kickstarter campaign for a Croatian start-up’s eco-friendly sneakers has just launched and with 21 days to go (at the time of writing), MIRET already has 509 backers and surpassed its AU$15,350 goal, raising over $93,700 so far and counting. Following in their father’s footsteps into the footwear industry (literally), MIRET’s founders and brothers Hrvoje...

10 of the Best Female Leadership Podcasts to Tune Into on International Women’s Day

10 of the Best Female Leadership Podcasts to Tune Into on International Women’s Day

To mark International Women’s Day, we’ve rounded up a list of leadership podcasts hosted by women, that aim to empower girls and women to reach their potential. Whether you need business inspiration, life guidance or just words of wisdom, listening to these podcasts will help you navigate your work and personal life with more courage,...