Tag Archives: community development

Google’s new space-age city is the coolest office ever

Google is designing new headquarters, and they are going to be amazing. This film (above) talks about the architects’ ongoing design Continue reading Google’s new space-age city is the coolest office ever

Curtin University becomes Australia’s first 5 Green Star University

On Friday last Week, Curtin University in WA became the first and only 5 Green star University in Australia. Continue reading Curtin University becomes Australia’s first 5 Green Star University

Ethical Certification: Is B Corps good for your business?

Ethical certification is one way of standing out from the crowd as a sustainable provider of goods and/or services. Continue reading Ethical Certification: Is B Corps good for your business?

Rana Clothing: the rise of Aussie ethical fashion

Fair trade consumer goods are becoming more and more commonplace, and companies that manufacture and sell fair-trade Continue reading Rana Clothing: the rise of Aussie ethical fashion

SustainingPeople’s year in review

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2014 is almost over, and here at SustainingPeople we’ve been absolutely humbled by a following of over 500 people in 59 countries around the world! Thank you all for your support – we truly appreciate your interest, and your comments throughout the year have enabled us to bring higher quality information for your digestion. And, given that 500 followers is somewhat of a milestone, we’ve decided to give our little corner of the internet a small facelift – more of nice spa treatment really – some touch ups here and there, with the most noticeable being a new logo and feature image. The photo was taken by a local artist, and friend of SustainingPeople, Tom Rodgers. It depicts the Stirling Ranges in Western Australia in all their glory, and you can see more of his fantastic work at the Tom Rodgers Photography website. Continue reading SustainingPeople’s year in review

US franchise’s epic short film casts a cold shadow over fast food

There has been a long running ad campaign in the US focused on sustainable farming, called “Food with Integrity”. It has had many variations and used many mediums – from print ads, to online media and tv spots, and now it’s trying something new. Continue reading US franchise’s epic short film casts a cold shadow over fast food

The Silver Linings Playbook: Meet the mum who started the Ice Bucket Challenge

In the wake of today’s sad turn of events in Sydney, we thought it might be good to take some time to be inspired by some of the good things that can come out of a situation. Every cloud has its silver lining – the #illridewithyou movement on twitter has seen Australians rally around the muslim community in the last 24 hours, in a touching gesture of unity and support. This is perhaps a way of trying to make some good come from a terrible situation. Continue reading The Silver Linings Playbook: Meet the mum who started the Ice Bucket Challenge