We have yet to estimate the real damage from the COVID-19 crisis on the fashion industry, but it is already clear to all involved stakeholders that the entire international textile supply chain has been hit extremely hard, putting the survival

Dror Tamir is a 10-times international award-winning food and nutrition entrepreneur, passionate about improving the health of children and families worldwide.  Tamir is the co-founder and CEO of Hargol FoodTech, the world's first commercial grasshopper farm. The Israeli-based startup aims to

The benefits of energy-efficient buildings include substantial savings, energy security, job creation, and health. They also have a lower lifetime cost and higher asset values. That's why we need to mobilize innovative financing solutions for zero carbon building projects. In the

Can we ever really know if the clothing we buy was ethically produced from end to end? Increasing interest in transparency and traceability throughout supply chains has focused attention on the entire garment life cycle. Regretfully, most brands still lack

The Editorial Board feels very strongly about the words written by Camille Rainville in her piece titled "Be A Lady They Said".  We asked her to republish it here with us. This Editorial note is to celebrate her work by taking

With sustainable and plant-based diets becoming more normalised, attention has been given to food waste and how to reduce its impact on the environment; the handling of food and its associated greenhouse gas emissions are not far behind those of

Leather making has been around for more than 7,000 years.  Whether we are huge fans of leather or not, the ancient Egyptians and Hebrews developed the process of vegetable tanning about 400 BCE, and it has been a staple in

‘Fast fashion’ clothing retailers like Zara, Forever 21 and H&M make cheap and fashionable clothing, but the cost comes at a high price.  The term ‘fast fashion’ has become more prominent in conversations surrounding fashion, sustainability and environmental consciousness. The term refers

As a society, we are very accustomed to ‘turning a blind eye’ when it comes to our food. We refuse to acknowledge what has had to happen in order for the food we eat to get to our plates. We

Kate Bowdler is the Director of Sustainability at Philabundance, a Philadelphia-based hunger-relief not-for-profit organization. Serving over 90 000 people per week, Philabundance distributed 25 million pounds (11 million kg) of food in 2017.  It does this through its own neighborhood

For many years, media and advertising have associated shopping with well-being and happiness. Making us live to consume, rather than consume to live. Therefore, it has become very difficult to change these old deeply rooted habits. Even if consumerism is in

Humans have been sharing food for a very long time. Food has been bringing people together as along as we can remember, and is an important symbol for almost all countries and cultures. The term gastrodiplomacy has emerged from this

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