A group of social entrepreneurs, key stakeholders and supporters have joined forces to launch a new organisation called the Social Enterprise Republic of Ireland (SERI) which can add a huge amount of value to the Irish social enterprise sector and economy.
My favourite cruelty-free hair products that cater to all types of hair, without causing any harm to animals in the process. Many of them are made from natural ingredients and don’t contain sulphates and parabens, either, which can be harsh on both your hair and the environment.
Interested in how someone could quit fast fashion, cold-turkey? Today’s article is all about journalist, podcast host and social media personality Fionnuala Jones and the way in which she transformed her shopping habits towards having a supremely sustainable wardrobe.
Businesses rely on nature for resources such as fibre, food, minerals and building materials: ecosystem services such as pollination of crops, water filtration, waste decomposition, climate sequestration and climate regulation; and healthy and prosperous societies that give them customers and workforces.
As climate change impacts intensify and temperatures continue to rise, nations need to urgently act to adapt to the new climate reality. Otherwise, they will face severe costs, damages and losses, the new Adaptation Gap 2020 report by UN Environmental Programme (UNEP) finds.
The Circularity Gap Report 2021, based on a global scoring system, was released on the 26th of January, highlighting the urgent need to transition to a circular economy in order to tackle climate change related risks. The research revealed that Circular Economy strategies could cut global emissions by 39%.
The early successes of the premium second-hand baby goods marketplace, Kindora, suggest a significant market opportunity for businesses to offer cost-efficient and eco-conscious solutions.This up-and-coming business has launched in Ireland, seamlessly translating the circular economy model into a simple, yet, gap-filling business solution.
The Sustainable Ocean Alliance (SOA) is currently accepting applications for scaling ocean-focused startups.It is a first-of-its-kind initiative for future thinkers with any idea that will solve some of the critical ocean challenges we face today.
The European Commission has presented its recent Action Plan for the development of organic production. The overall aim of the new plan is to boost the production and consumption of organic products to reach 25% of agricultural land under organic farming by 2030 and increase organic aquaculture significantly.
Niimaar, a Finnish brand committed to changing the throwaway culture with beautiful forever lasting designs, has opened its sustainability showroom in Helsinki, Finland. The sustainability showroom workshop and meeting space were unveiled on the 15th of April in central Helsinki.