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Sustainable Bedding Company ettitude Goes Climate Neutral

Sustainable Bedding Company ettitude Goes Climate Neutral

Melbourne-based sustainable bedding and homewares company ettitude is officially Climate Neutral certified. The brand has committed to measuring, reducing and offsetting all of the carbon emissions associated with its operations following Climate Neutral’s internationally recognised standards for carbon measurement, neutrality and offsetting. Last year, the brand offset its emissions by funding reforestation projects in Nicaragua through its...

Why Corporate Climate Pledges of ‘Net-Zero’ Emissions Should Trigger a Healthy Dose of Skepticism

Why Corporate Climate Pledges of ‘Net-Zero’ Emissions Should Trigger a Healthy Dose of Skepticism

Hundreds of companies, including major emitters like United Airlines, BP and Shell, have pledged to reduce their impact on climate change and reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. These plans sound ambitious, but what does it actually take to reach net-zero and, more importantly, will it be enough to slow climate change? As environmental policy...

Thank Fork: Australia’s First Zero Waste, Plant-Based Meal Delivery Service

Thank Fork: Australia’s First Zero Waste, Plant-Based Meal Delivery Service

A new meal delivery service has launched to make plant-based food a part of the average Australian diet – and without all the disposable plastic packaging waste. The brainchild of Faith Forster, who turned to a plant-based diet on the advice of a doctor after suffering from pregnancy-related diabetes which resulted in insulin resistance, Thank Fork is...

Australian Demand for Plant-Based Proteins Soars, New Report Reveals

Australian Demand for Plant-Based Proteins Soars, New Report Reveals

A new report 2020 State of the Industry: Australia’s Plant-Based Meat Sector reveals that Australian demand for plant-based meat products grew exponentially last year, despite the COVID-induced economic downturn. The report by Food Frontier, an independent think tank on meat substitutes, shows that retail sales increased by 46% in the year to June 2020, with manufacturing...

3 Ways Solar Panels Save Businesses Money

3 Ways Solar Panels Save Businesses Money

The growing availability of solar panels for consumers has likewise been good news for businesses of all sizes. With higher demand has come better solar technology and a range of solar incentives, both of which make renewable energy more cost-efficient and practical for businesses. In addition to saving a business money on energy costs, solar...

This Nonprofit is Taking on 10 Major Consumer Goods Companies Seeking Cuts in Use of Plastic Packaging

This Nonprofit is Taking on 10 Major Consumer Goods Companies Seeking Cuts in Use of Plastic Packaging

Citing urgent new data on the growing plastic pollution problem, As You Sow, a nonprofit organization that promotes environmental and social corporate responsibility through shareholder advocacy, has filed shareholder proposals with 10 leading consumer goods companies and retailers, calling for commitments to absolute cuts in use of plastic packaging.  The shareholder proposals were filed with Amazon.com, Keurig...

Take Your Sustainable Business to New Heights With These Tips From Purpose-Led Business Coach Pru Chapman

Take Your Sustainable Business to New Heights With These Tips From Purpose-Led Business Coach Pru Chapman

The new year is the perfect time to take stock of your career and business, and set business resolutions for the year ahead which is why we’ve turned to Australian business and career coach Pru Chapman for expert business advice. Chapman specialises in purpose-driven and disruptive business and has worked with over 15,000 entrepreneurs helping them to achieve their personal...

8 Sustainability Trends to Expect in 2021

8 Sustainability Trends to Expect in 2021

Global reduction in productivity, the health challenges brought on by the pandemic and the plethora of economic setbacks suffered by various industries across the globe, 2020 was quite the year. Still, the silver lining might be that for the sustainability movement, last year may have been one of its most progressive yet. From reduction in...

Q&A with Tammy Fry, Marketing Director ANZ at Fry’s Family Food

Q&A with Tammy Fry, Marketing Director ANZ at Fry’s Family Food

Manufacturer of plant-based meat substitutes Fry’s Family Food is headquartered in South Africa and was producing vegan food long before most people even knew what vegan food was. As the proud global sponsor of Veganuary and as part of EWP’s commitment to the campaign this month, we interviewed Tammy Fry, the Marketing Director of Australia and New...

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to the Essential Tools You’ll Need to Run Your Ethical Blog or Online Sustainable Media Business

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to the Essential Tools You’ll Need to Run Your Ethical Blog or Online Sustainable Media Business

When you buy through our links, we may earn fees from our affiliate partners. Learn more. I founded Eco Warrior Princess back in 2010 and as one of the world’s leading platforms dedicated to exploring sustainability issues and promoting conscious products, I am often approached by new entrepreneurs, ethical bloggers and eco-friendly brands about what it...