Sustainable Travel Guide: Turkey

I spent almost 3 weeks in Turkey earlier this month exploring the rich culture and eating too much amazing food! I usually do a sustainable travel guide for major cities I go to, however this one is a little different. I spent 2 weeks on a tour of Turkey with Intrepid Travel, who are a…

How Intrepid Travel Is Empowering Women In Turkey

Travelling through the cities and towns of Turkey is an eye opening experience. The food, culture and scenery is breathtaking. As we wander through the streets, it is very common to see groups of men sitting around in cafes smoking and drinking coffee. Someone in our tour asked 'Where are all the women?' as we…

Sustainable Travel Guide: Milan

Other than being the fashion capital, Milan is full of side streets with exhibitions, museums, statues and amazing food! I spent a week here exploring the interesting city and getting inspired about how they are creating a city that is ready for future trends including population growth and air pollution. Sustainable Food Around every corner…

How Italy Is Evolving Capitalism Through B Corps

There is growing knowledge and acceptance (albeit often reluctantly) that current business practices are not working from the majority of people and our planet. It seems capitalism’s approach of profit maximisation through efficiency and growth at any cost may just be its own demise.  In response to these challenges, new businesses are forming around the…

How To Fix Capitalism

How did we get to this point in history where 8 men control half of the world's wealth? This statistic seems to always change slightly, but the reality is, 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…

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 economic…

Meet Some Swedish World Changers!

Sweden is a hive of activity when it comes to social impact and environmental sustainability. I asked a local about the recycling situation in Sweden and he responded ‘We take recycling so seriously that it is almost an Olympic sport.’ The pride and passion of social impact and environmental sustainability seem to be ingrained in…

3 Things to Know About the B Corp Movement in Australia

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…

A Purpose Powered Product [case study]

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.…