Food Waste: A Global and Local Perspective

After an intense food waste moment in the Balkans I decided to research which countries are managing their food waste effectively. In Bosnia and Herzegovina I stayed at a rafting camp that was known for its delicious, traditional food. Our meals were indeed delicious however the portions were incredibly huge. Their standard meals for 1 … More Food Waste: A Global and Local Perspective

Australian National Outlook 2019: A Drifting or Dynamic Future For Australia?

“The only way to change the future is to disrupt the present.” – Basically every visionary person at some point in history The Australian National Outlook 2019 was released earlier this week by the CSIRO along with 20 partner organisations. It is a report that models Australia’s future to 2060 focusing on social, environmental and … More Australian National Outlook 2019: A Drifting or Dynamic Future For Australia?

Modern Slavery – It Is Closer Than You Think [Guest Blog]

Written by Erin Wallis, a consultant at The Difference Incubator (TDi). TDi exist to awaken the possibility of doing good and making money in businesses.  They work with not-for-profits, corporates, and social entrepreneurs across the Pacific and Australia to return to the roots of business, reconnecting social return and financial return.  You can visit their … More Modern Slavery – It Is Closer Than You Think [Guest Blog]

Can Human Centred Design Change the World?

Written by Rob Lee, Experience Design Leader in Melbourne, Australia. Human Centred Design has the potential to change the world, but it needs to change.  How so? IDEO has most popularly used principles and tools of HCD to transform communities in developing countries. The business world has also adopted many aspects of this into their … More Can Human Centred Design Change the World?

The 3 Mindsets That Have Shaped Social Change in the Office

Can businesses really do good for society AND maintain profit?! This is the emerging question that is on the minds of leaders globally. Today we explore the evolution of the role of business and why the next wave of growth matters for both business and society. Key points: The mindset of business leaders is starting … More The 3 Mindsets That Have Shaped Social Change in the Office

How Sustainable Design Is Increasing Profit

‘In school, I was called ‘the original’, because I didn’t really fit in anywhere.’ Philippe Guichard, an award-winning Industrial Designer reflected as we sat in a busy Nursery Cafe in Coburg, Melbourne. Although at the time being a misfit was hard, he has used it to his advantage and built a career outside the box. … More How Sustainable Design Is Increasing Profit