Category: People

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...

Scientists Call for Profound Rethink on Sustainability to Survive Climate Change

Scientists Call for Profound Rethink on Sustainability to Survive Climate Change

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the University of Sheffield in the UK, have called for sustainability to be redefined as being able to live harmoniously with nature in a shared planet with other species, without exploiting it. They say that this redefinition is essential if society wants to mitigate climate change and for civilisations to...

EWP Podcast | Sascha Camilli, Vilda Magazine Founder and Author of Vegan Style

EWP Podcast | Sascha Camilli, Vilda Magazine Founder and Author of Vegan Style

Every day we come across some incredible humans, and I’m about to introduce you to another. Sascha Camilli is the founder and editor of the world’s first digital vegan fashion magazine, Vildamagazine.com. A passionate changemaker, she has worked as an online editor and journalist with many international lifestyle publications and is a frequent public speaker on...

EKO Mindful Boss Ladies Series: EKOLUV Founder, Model and Entrepreneur Emily Kate Symes on Self-Belief and the Fallacy of the ‘Overnight Success’

EKO Mindful Boss Ladies Series: EKOLUV Founder, Model and Entrepreneur Emily Kate Symes on Self-Belief and the Fallacy of the ‘Overnight Success’

When we interviewed Emily Kate Symes all the way back in 2015, we knew she would go on to even bigger and brighter things – and she proved us right. Last year the eco-conscious model and entrepreneur took her online sustainable fashion business EKOLUV to new heights by opening a boutique store in the heart...

EKO Mindful Boss Ladies Series: tommie Magazine Founder Natalie Shehata on Prioritising Self-Development and Improving Diversity in Fashion

EKO Mindful Boss Ladies Series: tommie Magazine Founder Natalie Shehata on Prioritising Self-Development and Improving Diversity in Fashion

Vintage aficionado and eco stylist Natalie Shehata is also the founder and editor-in-chief of tommie Magazine, an online platform for creative women with a conscience. As one of Australia’s leading voices on the topics of diversity, inclusivity and representation in fashion, Natalie uses her platform and community events to encourage and empower women from all walks...

EKO Mindful Boss Ladies Series: Sustainable Stylist Faye De Lanty on Following Her Purpose and Dealing with Rejection

EKO Mindful Boss Ladies Series: Sustainable Stylist Faye De Lanty on Following Her Purpose and Dealing with Rejection

Faye Delanty is the founder of Australian fashion blog Fashion Hound and is one of Australia’s most recognisable sustainable stylists and thrift store advocates. Formerly a presenter of Network Ten’s Totally Wild, Faye makes regular TV appearances as a fashion commentator, is the Australian Salvos Stores Ambassador and is a committed environmentalist. In the lead...

Honest Department: Women’s Stylish, Affordable Ethical Fashion at one Convenient Online Location

Honest Department: Women’s Stylish, Affordable Ethical Fashion at one Convenient Online Location

***Editor’s note 11/2/2020: Since the time of publishing this post, we have been notified that the business is no longer operating.*** Is corporate greed the root of capitalism’s evil? Ethical fashion entrepreneur Claudia Radu believes so. The founder of Honest Department, a UK-based global conscious fashion platform is on a mission to drive positive change,...