SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

Water is something we often don't really think too much about. In fact, it is something we can easily take for granted. However, for billions around the world, access to safe drinking water is not an option. Further, by 2030, water scarcity could displace 700 million people. The majority of displaced people will be from…

What my work in Papua New Guinea taught me about gender equality (Guest blog – SDG 5: Gender Equality)

This week's article is written by Erin Wallis, a social innovation consultant in Melbourne, Australia. For the last two years, I have been incredibly lucky to work with social entrepreneurs across Papua New Guinea (PNG), learning their business models and hearing their stories.  One of the benefits to this work is it has been an…

Quality Education (for everyone!): SDG 4

This year the education system was turned on its head. COVID-19 affected more than 90 per cent of the world’s student population. This equates to 1.5 billion children and young people. Majority of students have migrated to an online remote learning experience. However, for others, reliable internet is a luxury. Many schools in developing countries…

Join The 17 Week Sustainable Development Goal Challenge

A lot can happen in a decade. In fact, a lot can happen in a year. Just look at 2020. We've seen the world completely shift. It makes us question- what will 2030 look like? What do we hope for? What do we expect? This year was not what anyone hoped or expected. Thinking to…

The Sustainable Slow Down: Energy

This year, majority of us have been forced to slow down. Our lifestyles are changing and we are all spending way more time at home. This has also created important space for the Black Lives Matter movement to highlight the systemic racism that exists today. With so much change and yet more down time than…

The Sustainable Opportunity of Slowing Down

This year is one many of us would like to forget. As the devastation of the pandemic continues to affect families around the world, it is hard to look for opportunities. However this is a rare event. The traditional hustle and bustle created by the capitalist machine has somewhat slowed. This is the breathing space…

Exploring the big pandemic questions

The past few months has been a lot to process. From bushfires to a global pandemic, it seems that the level of volatility and uncertainty is neverending. It is clear that this moment in history could be monumental. Our habits, what we value, who leads communities and the effectiveness of our systems have all been…

How Doughnut Economics Can Reshape Capitalism

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…

Why regenerative design is THE sustainability focus for 2020

Let’s face it, we cannot live without products. Products add value to our lives, but at what cost? For example, most products we buy are wrapped in plastic. We must dispose of the plastic, even though we don't want it. We often don’t know the origin of materials and who really makes them. Companies don’t…

The global blog inspiring you to act like there is no Planet B.

Planet B Insights is on a mission to empower everyone to stand up for people and our planet by talking about AND acting on the big issues of the world.Whether that is: chatting with your mates about zero wasteBuilding profitable business models that solve social issues Challenging your employer to become more sustainableadvocating for policy…