See Inside Planet B’s 2019 Exciting Global Roadtrip!

Hi all! It's Laura here with some exciting news! 2019 is going to be a great year! I am about to embark on a 9 month global learning tour to learn about the role that business can play to improve society and I want you to join me!! My interest in using business as a…

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…

Good Health and Wellbeing: SDG 3

This goal is probably more important than ever this year. The pandemic is highlighting the fragility of the global health system. Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 3 is to 'Ensure healthy lives and promote wellbeing for all at all ages.' The targets range from lowering global maternity mortality rates to reducing road accidents.  There are 13…

Food Security and Local Food Systems: SDG 2- Zero Hunger

Sustainable Development Goal number 2 is Zero Hunger. Now, the goal may be slightly misleading because the targets that sit under Zero Hunger encompass all aspects of food. Everything from food insecurity, malnutrition, small scale farming, sustainable agriculture and genetic diversity protection of plants, to name a few. Last week I did the first goal,…

SDG #1 : No Poverty

I started this 17 week blog challenge to learn about the Sustainable Development Goals. They are a set of goals by the United Nations that highlight the social, environmental and economic progress we need to make by 2030 to ensure no one is left behind. This is my first week of the challenge and I…

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…

4 Reasons Why This Innovative eBike Is The Ultimate Sustainable Transport Option

The pandemic continues to offer us a window of time to create more sustainable habits. Using our slow down period can allow us to switch to clean energy providers or reduce plastic consumption. These new habits can make a big impact. In our current series, the Sustainable Slow Down, we explore how we can use…

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…