Category: Business

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...

Investment Firm Ausbil Becomes First Australian Company to Sign Landmark Investor Declaration on Plastic Pollution

Investment Firm Ausbil Becomes First Australian Company to Sign Landmark Investor Declaration on Plastic Pollution

MEDIA RELEASE Ausbil Investment Management (Ausbil) has become the first Australian company to sign the landmark Investor Declaration on Plastic Pollution, a declaration citing plastic pollution as a clear corporate brand risk and pledging to interact with leading companies to find solutions through new corporate commitments, programs, and policies. In becoming a signatory to the...

Alexander Desabrais, Co-Founder of Sustainable Watch Startup Solios: “Privilege Comes with Social Responsibility”

Alexander Desabrais, Co-Founder of Sustainable Watch Startup Solios: “Privilege Comes with Social Responsibility”

When sustainable solar watch startup Solios launched its Kickstarter campaign in 2018, Canadian founders Alexander Desabrais and Samuel Leroux weren’t expecting spectacular results. But in just 30 minutes, not only was the campaign funded, it blitzed its CA$25,000 goal, raising a whopping CA$ 90,111! Take one look at the Solios watch and it’s easy to...

Diary of an Eco-Conscious Fashion Entrepreneur: Balancing Profit and Ideology

Diary of an Eco-Conscious Fashion Entrepreneur: Balancing Profit and Ideology

Despite the popular outcry about the sustainable states of fashion markets across the globe, there really is not much information on what the sustainable fashion market is worth in Africa. As it turns out, the entire African fashion market is worth about US$31 billion, I hadn’t known any of this when I started my menswear...

Sustainable Supply Chains and Public Health: What’s the Connection?

Sustainable Supply Chains and Public Health: What’s the Connection?

By Indiana Lee It is no secret that Earth’s climate is changing at a rapid rate. It doesn’t take too much looking around to realize that many scientific predictions regarding climate change and the future of our planet are coming true — many closer to worst-case-scenario predictions than we’d like to admit. Rising sea levels,...

How to Showcase Your Company’s Sustainability Efforts

How to Showcase Your Company’s Sustainability Efforts

News to business owners: sustainability is no longer a fad or a trend. Sustainability is becoming necessary to compete and succeed in today’s business world. Consumers, especially millennial shoppers, are willing to spend more money to purchase the same or similar goods and services from eco-friendly companies. You may be just beginning to take steps...

Eco Warrior Princess Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Nini: On Priorities, Making No Apologies and SodaStream

Eco Warrior Princess Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Nini: On Priorities, Making No Apologies and SodaStream

Note: This letter was originally published in our weekly newsletter and is being republished here. Hey guys, My social media behaviour has changed over the years. An early adopter of tech (I was using ICQ and mIRC in the mid-90s and filling chat rooms with my political, feminist and religious discussions ha!) I am easily bored...