Category: Business

Why the World Needs Social Entrepreneurs

Why the World Needs Social Entrepreneurs

A goal and a desire to change the world: this is what all social entrepreneurs have in common. A drive to make ideas a reality and a hunger for social change. According to the Oxford Dictionary, the definition of a social entrepreneur is “a person who establishes an enterprise with the aim of solving social problems...

Words With Heart

Words With Heart

Words With Heart is an eco-friendly stationery and printery business based in Australia (but ships worldwide). The social enterprise is the brain child of Lauren Shuttleworth, a Brisbane-based entrepreneur who discovered her purpose while volunteering at a school in Kenya. Realising that young women are the key to transforming the world, she decided to start...

35 Things to Consider When Creating a Sustainable Business

35 Things to Consider When Creating a Sustainable Business

Last year I created a 12-page Sustainable Lifestyle Guide that included over 101 tips to help people live a greener life. The guide was well received and since it’s launch in October, has been downloaded nearly 300 times. Proof to me that more people are living with their eyes wide open rather than being walking zombies....

Eco Warrior Princess: The Best of 2015

Eco Warrior Princess: The Best of 2015

As we close out the year and start making plans for 2016, I thought I should take a moment from my usual posts to reflect on what an incredible year it has been. 2015 has been a marvellous one for Eco Warrior Princess. We saw a heap of  changes this past year; we turned into a multi-contributor platform, we added an...

How to Build an Ethical Business Without Losing Balance

How to Build an Ethical Business Without Losing Balance

When you’re in business for yourself, whether you own a large private company or working solely as a freelancer, it can be difficult to switch off. There are exciting projects to work on, clients to get back to, deadlines to meet, enquiries to answer, emails to respond to, invoices to pay, reports to review, products...