5 Ways To Bring the Circular Economy Into Your Life

As Plastic Free July hits for another year, I am becoming hyper aware of the plastic I consume and the alternatives available. This ‘zero waste mindset’ is something I see more and more people adopting in their lives. I was on a walking tour in Madrid recently and started chatting to a French woman about … More 5 Ways To Bring the Circular Economy Into Your Life

The Global Pact Saving Our Urban Food System

Today, just over half of the world’s population lives in urban areas. According to the United Nations, by 2050 this is expected to grow to almost 70 percent with an additional 2.4 billion urban dwellers worldwide. Currently, global cities account for 3 percent of land mass but are responsible for the majority of resource consumption … More The Global Pact Saving Our Urban Food System

Paris Perspectives: Moving Towards a Sustainable Society

We are excited to announce we have an amazing Sustainability Reporter, Nicky Andrews joining the Planet B Insights team! Nicky lives in France and will be sharing her perspectives and experiences of living an environmentally conscious lifestyle in one of the world’s most popular cities, Paris.Here is her first post! Do you care greatly about … More Paris Perspectives: Moving Towards a Sustainable Society

Polymateria: Redesigning Plastic to Solve The Plastic Epidemic

A little while ago I went to the Knowledge Into Action Forum, which was run by ABIS (Academy of Business in Society) and hosted at the Unilever training centre. The focus was collaborating on how to drive innovation by putting sustainability at the core of business and research practices. The day was a mix of … More Polymateria: Redesigning Plastic to Solve The Plastic Epidemic

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?

ReCreate: The Social Enterprise Inspiring Creativity and a Better Planet

Ireland has undertaken a huge transformation since the global financial crisis. In the last few years, unemployment has fallen from about 15% to 5.4% in April 2019. It is expected that unemployment will fall below 5% in the next year, which the country will deem as ‘full employment.’ In an article by the Irish Times, … More ReCreate: The Social Enterprise Inspiring Creativity and a Better Planet

Social Innovation Perspectives in Japan: Robin Lewis [Interview]

Researching about sustainability, startups and social innovation for my global trip would often include endless keyword searches leading to infinite pages and bizarre paths. Luckily for me, Japan was easy! I typed in ‘social innovation Japan’ and front and centre was Robin Lewis with his latest venture, Social Innovation Japan. I was fortunate enough to … More Social Innovation Perspectives in Japan: Robin Lewis [Interview]

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