As the new year begins we’ve rounded up a list of reasons why we are staying hopeful for the planet this year.
This week we’re celebrating Environmenstrual Week! If you ask us, there’s no better time to shine a light on the issue of period poverty and plastic-free periods. Periods have been taboo for too long, now is the time for change and the more we normalise these conversations, the better.
Climate change. Two words which should fill us with urgency and emotion. But if these two words leave you feeling a little lacklustre, then believe us, you’re not alone. Climate change. Climate crisis. Climate emergency… with so many different ways to describe the threat to our planet, communicating this urgency is no easy feat.
With a tightening of COVID restrictions, and the confirmation that fighting the pandemic is likely be the norm for at least the next six months, we’ve been thinking about what this mean for communicating the climate crisis and other issues.
They say there’s no point crying over spilt milk, but try telling this to Oatly. Their recent controversial deal with Blackstone has led to them falling out of favour with many loyal fans. So what’s all the fuss about?
Greenwash. This marketing ploy does exactly what it says on the tin. Companies are painting themselves with a shade of eco-friendly green to trick consumers into thinking they’re more sustainable than they actually are. Sneaky hey? Here we explore some examples and help you spot it a mile off!
We believe in the power of community to bring about real change. You don’t have to look far to see evidence of the power of dedicated and passionate groups, from the School Strikes For Climate to the Black Lives Matter movements, communities all over the world are mobilising to take on the ‘norm’ and bring about real change.