What on earth does “Upcycling the Oceans” mean? Upcycling the Oceans is “an unprecedented global adventure to help clean the oceans of debris through fishermen. It’s a unique, complex and groundbreaking project whose ultimate goal is to transform the plastic debris found in the Mediterranean into thread to make fabric.” With the help of the fishermen, the project recovers […]

The world’s nations recently adopted a new sustainable development agenda, in the form of 17 Sustainable Development Goals to be achieved by 2030. The goals offer everyone, each and every person, an opportunity to promote responsibility. The United Nations have published a “Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World”. Here The Good Times quotes things you […]

Last year, the world’s nations adopted a new sustainable development agenda, in the form of 17 Sustainable Development Goals to be achieved in 15 years. The goals offer governments, international organizations, world leaders and you, personally, an opportunity to promote responsibility. The United Nations have published a “Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World”. Here […]

In 2015, the world’s nations adopted a new sustainable development agenda, in the form of 17 Sustainable Development Goals to be achieved over the next 15 years. The goals offer an opportunity to promote responsibility, even at the individual level. The United Nations have published a “Lazy Person’s Guide to Saving the World”. Here The […]

He’s an “Inspioneer”. “A what?” you ask. A pioneer who inspires. That’s what Bertrand Piccard is. His Solar Impulse, a long-range experimental solar-powered aircraft project, is meant to inspire us, to show us impossible things can be done with clean technologies. Bertrand Piccard likes to affirm: “Change is possible right now. We can halve the world’s […]

Hans Rudolf Herren is truly inspiring. He is a Swiss agronomist who has won recognition through several awards, including the prize considered to be the alternative Nobel Prize, the “Right Livelihood Award 2013”. Herren is one of the world’s leading experts in sustainable agriculture and is credited with saving the lives of 20 million people. SWISS […]

“Human Nature” is a company that produces organic cosmetics to help the children and poor in the Philippines. The purchase of one of this company’s items helps pay public school teachers in the south of the country so children there stay in school instead of becoming child soldiers. The company aims also to help the country’s farmers and […]

Do you know the Better Cotton Initiative? Also known as BCI, it “exists to make global cotton production better for the people who produce it, better for the environment it grows in and better for the sector’s future. “BCI works with a diverse range of stakeholders to promote measurable and continuing improvements for the environment, […]

Karuturi Global is a genuine change agent, committed to sustainability.  Its stated mission is: “To emerge as an integrated agri-products company servicing the world market through unmatched product, cost and quality advantages.” Today Karuturi Global is a large producer of cut roses, with an 8% share of the floriculture market. The company has businesses in Ethiopia, Kenya and India, producing around […]