Conscious Consumerism

This week, we’re joined by #EthicalHour sponsor mi apparel to discuss "how can we fix fashion?" This guest post is part of the #EthicalHour sponsorship programme – written by mi apparel Founder and ethical fashion expert Kate Auguste. Image credit: https://www.instagram.com/project_stopshop/ On the 1st May 2019, the...

Every year Black Friday whips shoppers into an over-consumption frenzy, with UK shoppers alone wasting a staggering £3.9bn on Black Friday purchases they haven’t used or don’t even remember buying! But behind these ‘bargain deals’ is a hidden cost to people and the planet. So instead,...

This week, we’re joined by #EthicalHour sponsor Bukvy to discuss the reality of sustainable fashion, share helpful tips and reflecting your intentions in your wardrobe.  This guest post is part of the #EthicalHour sponsorship programme – written by Elena Ekström, Co-Founder of Bukvy, where she shares...

The Cup Effect is a UK-based charity on a mission to make period poverty history through the power of menstrual cups. For each cup purchased from them, two are given to women and girls facing period poverty across East Africa and the UK. Today, The Cup...

2018 felt like the first year where ethical living really went mainstream. Major fashion magazine Elle dedicated their most important issue of the year, the September Issue, to sustainable fashion, and issues from plastic pollution to palm oil have dominated the news headlines. Last year I...

At the end of 2017, 15,000 scientists from around the world issued a “warning to humanity” that our time is running out to tackle climate change. If we don’t act soon it will be too late, and we’re not doing enough. The World Economic Forum’s (WEF)...

Many of the world’s largest corporations employ more people than entire populations of some countries, and even nations like Norway, New Zealand and Thailand have smaller GDPs than some major US firms. Corporate power gives big business influence over political parties and public policies, putting the...

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