Results of The 2019 Planet B Insights Community Survey

The first Planet B Insights Community Survey results have been released and the insights are amazing! Earlier this year, we had 46 people from our community share their thoughts about the future of Australia, their actions and how they are making a difference. The purpose of this survey was to understand the views of a…

The Individual’s Guide To Changing The World

A few months ago the first Planet B Insights Community Survey launched and the results have been amazing. With almost 50 responses, the data collected will help Planet B Insights to drive the next wave of growth and social change. A full summary will be released in the coming weeks, but after preliminary analysis, there…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Philippe Guichard: Designing For the Greater Good [Interview]

'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.…

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…