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
How did we get to this point in history where 8 men control half of the world’s wealth? There is an insane distribution of wealth within a very small and demographically similar group. Problem 1: Capitalism Works For The Few, Not The Many The word capitalism is used all the time and in extreme contexts. … More How To Fix Capitalism
“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?
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]
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?
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
‘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
In a full centre stage at Pausefest, Andrea De Almeida, Executive Director of B Lab ANZ excited the room with the buzz that it is not just possible to do good and make money, it is, in fact, the future of business. She was joined by a range of B Corp leaders including Stone and … More 3 Things to Know About the B Corp Movement in Australia
Question: How can technology be used to serve humanity rather than the other way around? Billy Seabrook, Global Chief Creative Officer at IBM shared his thoughts at Pausefest 2019 in Melbourne.
At the 2019 Pausefest in Melbourne Australia, CEO of local company Bellroy, Andy Fallshaw sat on a panel discussing the use of design to increase human connection. His perspectives ranged from how the design of their products can facilitate conversations to the importance of driving a purpose led organisation to benefit people, planet and profit.