TOPIC: SUSTAINABILITY (43)

The Swedish Institute

https://eng.si.se

The Swedish Institute (SI) is a Swedish public agency promoting Sweden, its culture and values around the world. SI helps Sweden reach various international goals concerning foreign policy, education, international aid and development. Our activities span over fields such as culture, society, research, higher education, business, innovation, democracy and global development. For example, our Instagram campaign #ShareWear aims to raise awareness about collaborative consumption and sustainability. 

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The Swedish Institute, ShareWear, Sweden

RipeNear.Me

http://www.ripenear.me

We were founded by Alistair Martin and Helena Martin in Adelaide, Australia - two foodies passionate about local and fresh produce. RipeNear.Me aims to dramatically increase the quantity of urban and sustainably grown foods, provide an platform for growers to establish a profitable ecosystem or micro farm, give passionate foodies better access to the best local, home grown, and in season food and reduce food waste. 

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Ripe Near Me, Urban Farming, Sustainability, Fresh Produce, Farming

Green & Away

https://www.greenandaway.org

Green & Away is an educational charity whose aim is the advancement of education of people in the UK and abroad in all matters concerning environmental conservation and economic and social studies as they relate to individuals, communities, and the planet as a whole. We provide an outdoor, eco-friendly, tented venue for a diverse array of conferences and events which give people the experience of sustainable living and working.

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Green & Away, UK, Campsite

ECOS

http://www.ecosmagazine.com

Since 1974, ECOS has reported on sustainability issues from a scientific perspective for Australia’s national scientific research agency, CSIRO. ECOS is published by CSIRO PUBLISHING.
Through well-researched features and news updates on current issues and relevant research, ECOS serves as a forum for invigorating discussion on the environment and sustainability,raising awareness of ecological principles, and explaining the benefits of sustainability developments.
 

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Ecos Magazine, Sustainability, Science, Australia

GreenBiz.Com

http://www.greenbizgroup.com

GreenBiz.com™, Business Voice of the Green Economy, is the leading source for news, opinion, best practices, and other resources on the greening of mainstream business. Launched in 2000, its mission is to provide clear, concise, accurate, and balanced information, resources, and learning opportunities to help companies of all sizes and sectors integrate environmental responsibility into their operations in a manner that supports profitable business practices.

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GreenBiz, Companies, Environmental Responsibility, Business, Resources, Green Biz

Sword & Plough

http://www.swordandplough.com

Sword & Plough is a socially conscious fashion brand that works with American manufacturers who employ veterans. The company recycles military surplus, incorporates that fabric into stylish bags and donates 10% of profits back to veteran organizations.

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Sword & Plough, Veteran, Shopping, Fashion, Sustainability

Pura Naturals

http://puranaturalsproducts.com

Created from the same unique foam approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency to clean sensitive waterways, Pura Naturals is used just like a traditional sponge - but packs the power of a unique technology. Pura Naturals is created from renewable, plant-based materials, avoiding the use of petroleum-based and wood cellulose materials. Infused with Level Naturals soaps, Pura Naturals soap-infused sponges contain botanicals, essential oils, Shea Butter, Jojoba, Cocoa Butter, and Coconut oil. The soap is also biodegradable, gluten-free, cruelty-free, Ph. Neutral and does not contain sulfates, parabens or phthalates. The unique manufacturing process actually removes carbon from the atmosphere, so consumers can personally offset their carbon footprint with each purchase.

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Pura Naturals, Cleaning Products, Environment, Sustainability

Connect:Homes

http://www.connect-homes.com

We design and build modern, green, affordable homes available nationwide.

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Connect:Homes, Construction, Pre-Fab, Shipping, Homes, Jared Levy, Gordon Stott, Modular, Carbon Footprint, Design, Green, Sustainable

Sourcemap

http://sourcemap.com

Sourcemap.com is the open directory of supply chains and environmental footprints. Consumers use the site to learn about where products come from, what they’re made of, and how they impact people and the environment. Companies use Sourcemap to communicate transparently with consumers and tell the story of how products are made. 

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Sourcemap, Carbon Footprint, Track, Trace, Products, Consumer

Our Future Planet

http://www.ourfutureplanet.org

Our Future Planet (OFP) is an online community and think tank which aims to be the platform to create global change in the real world today. Our long term goal is to harness the innovative ideas created through the website to write and publish a ‘Planetary Constitution.’ This is a huge undertaking, but one that can be achieved through the mass global co-operation seen with OFP. Our platform gives each and every one of you a serious voice and by contributing to OFP you really can help shape the future of the planet. 

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Our Future Planet

Carbon 3R Sustainable Lifestyle App

https://market.android.com/details?id=com.prudentid.carbon&feature=search_result#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEsImNvbS5wcnVkZW50aWQuY2FyYm9uIl0.

Sustainable lifestyle tips and how we can be a blessing to the Planet. ‘Carbon 3R’ is all about simple practices and principles to further sustainability awareness and initiatives at home, work and community. Adapting to a greener lifestyle is worth it for all kinds of reasons and it’s the day-to-day actions, and the habits we cultivate, that matter most.

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Carbon 3R Sustainable Lifestyle, App, Sustainability

Africa Sustainable Tourism Care Foundation

http://www.africasustainabletourism.org

Africa Sustainable Tourism Care Foundation (ASTCF) is a civil society organization that has been established in 2014. Founded with enormous support from the tourism industry in Uganda, it plays a key role in ensuring that Uganda’s tourism is sustainable, both in terms of concern for the environment and for the welfare of local communities.

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Africa Sustainable Tourism Care Foundation, ASTCF, Africa, Sustainability, Tourism, Uganda, Local Communities

Cause Date

http://www.causedate.la

Cause Date is an Eco-Social professional dating service in Los Angeles designed to connect people who share a passion for sustainable living through volunteer experiences, premier events and activities.

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Cause Date, Dating, Sustainability, Los Angeles

UPSTREAM

http://www.upstreampolicy.org

UPSTREAM is a national environmental organization dedicated to creating a healthy, sustainable, and equitable society by addressing the root causes of waste. Our mission is to organize for product-focused environmental policies that advance sustainable production and consumption, and good governance. Our vision is to ensure that products are designed with sustainable materials and continuously reused or recycled into the products of tomorrow, creating jobs, business opportunities, and a healthy environment.

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Sustainability, Recycling, Upstream

Global Footprint Network

http://www.footprintnetwork.org/en/index.php/GFN

Global Footprint Network is an international think tank working to advance sustainability through use of the Ecological Footprint, a resource accounting tool that measures how much nature we have, how much we use and who uses what.
By making ecological limits central to decision-making, we are working to end overshoot and create a society where all people can live well, within the means of one planet.

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Environment, Natural Resources, Ecological Footprint, Sustainability, Global Footprint Network, Nature