Category: <span>Business</span>

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,...

Climate Philanthropy: Born of Benevolence or Self-Interest, Does it Really Matter?

Climate Philanthropy: Born of Benevolence or Self-Interest, Does it Really Matter?

The world’s richest man and Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has decided to throw his wealth behind the climate change battle in a bid to save our environment. The Amazon CEO took to Instagram to announce a new fund to back scientists, activists and organizations working to mitigate the impact of climate change across the globe....

5 Easy Ways Manufacturers Can Reduce Air Pollution

5 Easy Ways Manufacturers Can Reduce Air Pollution

There is a lot of talk today about steps individuals can take to reduce their ecological footprint. When it comes to mitigating air pollution — including the contaminants which contribute to climate change — the power of the individual pales in comparison to the power of institutions and corporations. Of the 190 million tons of...

Australian Plant-Based Cheese Start-up ‘Grounded’ Attracts $300k Investment

Australian Plant-Based Cheese Start-up ‘Grounded’ Attracts $300k Investment

Grounded breaks into international markets with Seeds of Change Accelerator  From a restaurant in Victoria to operating in the big smoke of New York, Grounded simply cannot believe how fast their business has grown worldwide. In 2019, the company was chosen as one of six Australian-based start-ups in the Seeds of Change Accelerator, a partnership with...

How You Can Future-Proof Your Business By Going Green

How You Can Future-Proof Your Business By Going Green

By Indiana Lee In 2019, Fortune composed a list of companies they recognized as “Sustainability All Stars.” This list consists of renowned organizations like IBM, Walmart, Apple, and Salesforce. These leaders in sustainable practices are doing everything from making the best use of renewable energy to making their products from recyclable materials. However, while these...