Our Barehands co-founder builds a thriving social enterprise based on artisanal handicraft.
Started by Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffett, The Giving Pledge was an open invitation to the world’s wealthiest to publicly commit the bulk of their wealth to philanthropy. This Earth Day, we look at some of those 220 signatories benefitting the environment.
A growing movement of rescuers do. Tagging along on one such rescue mission, this writer learns that it’s not about finding freebies. It’s about reducing food waste, saying “no” to mindless consumerism, giving back to the community, and doing something purposeful for the Earth.
How has Singapore become a world leader in biotech? Also, what’s on tomorrow’s menu?
Trina Liang-Lin, chair of April’s World Food Future conference and founder of Foodsteps, a nutrition education outreach programme for school kids, tells us about feeding the foodie city and her childhood “afternoons of fun” on her family’s farm.
The Covid-19 pandemic has underscored the need for an entirely new approach to how we produce and consume. While environmental, social and governance standards of corporate risk disclosure are a necessary first step, the next should be unified metrics that enable assessment and comparison of companies’ wider impact on the world.
The next step: black gold produced globally without killing sturgeon.
Visiting the Scandinavian city is about embracing sustainable living — from pedal power transportation and New Nordic cuisine to wondrous industrial design and architecture.
These vegan materials used to protect soles also help souls and, most crucially, reduce humanity’s carbon footprint, which is currently a size too big.