Category: Work & Career

9 Reasons Why Sustainable, Eco and Ethical Fashion Businesses Close and Finish Up (AKA Fail)

9 Reasons Why Sustainable, Eco and Ethical Fashion Businesses Close and Finish Up (AKA Fail)

Since launching Eco Warrior Princess in 2010, I have had the privilege of meeting, befriending, collaborating and working with many emerging fashion designers, entrepreneurs, fashion businesses and organisations from all over the world. They’ve started their own ethical labels, e-commerce stores, online marketplaces and apps. I have seen these passionate people burst on to the scene...

5 Reasons Why Africa Is An Ideal Market For Your Eco-Friendly Business

5 Reasons Why Africa Is An Ideal Market For Your Eco-Friendly Business

Abuja, Nigeria: In the last two decades, Africa has been hailed as the new market for enterprising businesses. It is the biggest emerging market in the world.  This development has been spurred by a number of economic and technological factors. With the growth in internet penetration and standards of living, Africa has been dubbed the next big...

For Africa To Build A Sustainable Future, It Needs To Produce (Not Just Consume) Information

For Africa To Build A Sustainable Future, It Needs To Produce (Not Just Consume) Information

Abuja, Nigeria: According to a recent study, mankind has produced more data in the last two years than has ever been produced since we came into existence. This means that a child born in the year 2000 has probably come across more information than his parents have in their entire lifetime. There is a certain...

Co-Working Spaces: The Sustainable Office Phenomenon

Co-Working Spaces: The Sustainable Office Phenomenon

Co-working is a phenomenon. And it is on the rise. Harvard Business Review defines co-working as the sharing of workspaces, usually membership-based, among freelancers, remote workers and independent professionals. A big contributor to this occurrence is technology, with more people taking on freelance jobs. According to The Guardian, the big draw of the co-working model...

Telecommuting: An Exciting and Sustainable Work Prospect for Millennial Knowledge Workers

Telecommuting: An Exciting and Sustainable Work Prospect for Millennial Knowledge Workers

With the millennial generation becoming so prevalent in the workforce of tomorrow, it is obvious that the job industry as a whole has been forever changed. Whether employers are empowering employees by giving them more autonomy instead of using fear-based motivation tactics, or that opportunities are much more appealing to young people, as is the case...