Ethical Living

Today marks the 5 year anniversary of the Rana Plaza collapse which brought unethical labour practices in the fashion industry into the global spotlight and sparked the Fashion Revolution campaign. 1,138 people were killed and many more were injured when they were forced to return to...

This week marks Fashion Revolution Week, a global campaign for change which was set up following the devastating collapse of the five-storey Rana Plaza commercial building in Bangladesh on 24th April 2013. The disaster killed 1,138 and injured approximately 2,500 more after garment factory workers were...

Today is Earth Day 2018 - a day that forms part of a global campaign dedicated to diversifying, educating and activating the environmental movement worldwide. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the...

This week is UK Coffee Week and we're delighted to be joined for #EthicalHour by Coromandel Coast, who will be teaching us all about the complex ethical and sustainable issues in growing, producing and serving up a hot cup of coffee...

It feels like there hasn't been a single week so far this year where a story about sustainability hasn't been in the mainstream media headlines. Since Blue Planet II aired at the end of last year and public attention turned to plastic pollution, it finally feels...

When you start trying to live more ethically, there’s a lot of issues and dilemmas that can keep you awake at night. It’s impossible to live 100% ethically all of the time, but it’s easy to beat yourself up that you’re not doing enough, or...

Fairtrade Fortnight 2018 runs from 26 February to 11 March and once again #EthicalHour are pleased to support efforts to raise awareness of Fairtrade and close the door to exploitation in global supply chains. Around the world, millions of farmers and workers are being exploited despite...

Do you ever feel like you can't do anything right? Ethical living can be a minefield of difficult decisions and public opinions. Everyone's lifestyle and needs are different and we all approach ethical living in a unique way depending on our personal circumstances and preferences. Making "the right...

Plastic pollution has hit UK headlines again today as Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the Government’s 25 year environmental plan which includes a pledge to eradicate all ‘avoidable plastic waste’ in the UK by 2042. The issue of plastic pollution has been climbing the public...

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