Tag: consumerism


Plastic bottles – they are an environmental disaster. They seem to be everywhere and although they have become, alongside plastic bags, much-maligned icons of mindless consumerism, they still are ubiquitous. But some organizations in Africa have decided to


We can’t successfully tackle climate change without changes to the corporate regime which has been in place in America since the Reagan presidency. That’s the underlying message of Charles Derber in his latest book, Greed to Green: Solving Climate Change Read more…


Don’t expect climate change to get fixed by the governments of the world.  Don’t expect that, however noble in intention, the efforts of Gore, McKibben, Stern, and their many cohorts will succeed either.  Not on any large scale.  It won’t Read more…


A greater percentage of consumers are viewing leading brands as being socially responsible, according to preliminary numbers from a consumer survey. The SHIFT Report, an annual survey of 5,000 people from the North American general population by sustainability marketing consultancy Read more…

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