Recently, Amsterdam announced that their economic plan to rebuild post COVID-19 will involve a doughnut! However, this doughnut is not the sweet treat we all know and love. It is an economic model by Kate Raworth, an Oxford economist. The challenge we face When we look at the economic challenges and ramifications we face in … More How Doughnut Economics Can Reshape Capitalism
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 … More Sustainable Travel Guide: 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 … More How Intrepid Travel Is Empowering Women In Turkey
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 … More Sustainable Travel Guide: Milan
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 … More How Italy Is Evolving Capitalism Through B Corps
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?
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 … More Meet Some Swedish World Changers!
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
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.