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A very good bra drama

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 4th March 2020 -  Being ethical in business can sometimes come at a cost When Stephanie Devine, founder and CEO of The Very Good Bra, found a small hint of white stitched into the sample hook and eye she

‘OK, Gen X’

Rhod Ellis-Jones, Wednesday, 26th February 2020 -  Move over “OK, boomer”. As climate anxiety bears down, it’s Gen X who need to turn their eco-friendly values into action – or answer to increasingly disapproving and dismissive children,

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… to be sustainable

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 19th December 2019 -  We round up some of the best and easiest ways to reduce your environmental footprint this Christmas   Presents, enough food to feed a small army, and a good pavlova are some of the classic

‘Climate change doesn’t stop at any border’: NFP legal watchdog steps up environmental fight

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 26th November 2019 -  The national body promises to fight high profile court cases to uphold public interest and protect communities  The environment watchdog’s state offices have joined forces to become

Your vodka on the rocks could save the planet

Maggie Coggan, Saturday, 16th November 2019 -  A new American vodka is sucking up as much carbon dioxide as eight fully grown trees    Making vodka from the traditional ingredients of potatoes and grains is officially old news,

Skiing for sustainability

Maggie Coggan, Saturday, 12th October 2019 -  A Danish rubbish-to-clean-energy plant is attracting global attention with its new ski slope A 1,500 foot ski slope has opened to the public on the roof of a Copenhagen clean energy

What’s made of legumes but sizzles on the barbie like beef? Australia’s new meat alternative

Contributor, Wednesday, 2nd October 2019 -  This week the CSIRO launched a plant-based meat venture, v2food. In this article, first published in The Conversation, Martin Cole and Mary Ann Augustin explain the science behind

Tech billionaire steps up for Australia at Climate Summit

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 23rd September 2019 -  Atlassian has become the first major Australian company to adopt a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, it was announced during the 2019 UN Climate Summit in New York.  The company’s

Winning gold for the environment

Maggie Coggan, Saturday, 10th August 2019 -  A year out from the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the official organising committee has revealed its medal designs with a sustainable twist – all medals will be made entirely from recycled

Five sustainable consumer trends to get excited about

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 6th August 2019 -  The sustainability revolution is underway, according to a new report examining how sustainability is disrupting key sections of the global economy. Here, we highlight five sustainable

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Changing the face of architecture for social good

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 5th August 2019 -  HY William Chan isn’t your average architect. He’s using his passion for social change to disrupt the industry to design sustainable, inclusive and resilient cities for the future.

Renewables are powering to the top, but not for long

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 31st July 2019 -  The renewables sector has experienced two years of unprecedented growth, but a lack of government policy is threatening the sector’s future, new survey results show.    In 2018,
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