Category: Events

Blackout Day 2020: Here’s How You Can Help End Systemic Racism

Blackout Day 2020: Here’s How You Can Help End Systemic Racism

Today (July 7) is Blackout Day, a movement encouraging blacks and people of color (BIPOC) and their allies to come together in solidarity and end systemic racism through their economic power, by refusing to spend a dime at any business unless Black-owned. How did Blackout Day begin? According to Wikipedia, the event was conceived in 2015...

Calling All Fashion Enthusiasts: Will You Be Taking Part in Slow Fashion Season?

Calling All Fashion Enthusiasts: Will You Be Taking Part in Slow Fashion Season?

Slow Fashion Season is upon us; a three-month campaign organised by Netherlands-based non-profit organisation CollAction where thousands of style lovers across the world take a stand against the fast fashion industry by making conscious choices. This year the campaign runs from June 21 to September 21. The aim is to raise awareness of the social...

World Bee Day: 10 Ways to Protect Bees and Safeguard Food Security

World Bee Day: 10 Ways to Protect Bees and Safeguard Food Security

In 2018, the United Nations nominated May 20 as ‘World Bee Day‘ to raise awareness of the importance of these pollinators in safeguarding food security and protect them from toxic synthetic pesticides and habitat loss due as a result of intensive agricultural practices, and rising temperatures due to climate change. According to Wikipedia, a pollinator...

Conscious Label: She Creates the Future of Fashion

Conscious Label: She Creates the Future of Fashion

Manila, Philippines: Fashion Revolution Week was celebrated across the globe even when almost all the countries around the world are under quarantine. Fashion Revolution teams from different countries organized virtual events to commemorate the 2013 Rana Plaza factory collapse and demand transparency, ethics and sustainability in fashion. Despite much of the world being on lockdown,...

Earth Hour 2020: #StayTheFHome and Switch Off The Lights For The Planet

Earth Hour 2020: #StayTheFHome and Switch Off The Lights For The Planet

The number of COVID-19 cases is rising exponentially across the world and so too the death toll, prompting public officials to implement lockdown measures across cities and whole nations and encouraging citizens to follow social isolation guidelines such as washing and sanitising hands. staying away from social gatherings and events, avoiding public transport, working remotely...

World Wildlife Day: Environmental Actions That Will Help to Sustain All Life on Earth

World Wildlife Day: Environmental Actions That Will Help to Sustain All Life on Earth

Steve Winter, a National Geographic photographer, once said, “Photography can change the world. We need images that inspire us to care and to act to save our planet.” You know, it really does. Seeing photographs of the planet’s magnificent creatures inspire and energize people into shifting their roles in this planet; from acting like spoilt...

50+ Eco-Friendly and Zero Waste Valentine’s Day Ideas

50+ Eco-Friendly and Zero Waste Valentine’s Day Ideas

For many it’s a day of love and romance, for some it’s just a Hallmark holiday, while others will use this day as an opportunity to remind us all of the day’s dark and brutal origins. However you personally feel, there is no denying that many couples (and a growing number of singles too!) celebrate...