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

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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.

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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

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What our top CEO’s think about sustainability, energy and women in the workplace.

As a way of kickstarting the year, Tony Boyd and Michael Smith of the Australian Financial Review decided to survey some of Australia’s top CEO’s from banking, resources, media, property, insurance, infrastructure and retail to find out their predictions for 2015. The questions asked are

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Uber, Phocas & 99Designs: Forging a new path for Aussie business.

There are three articles that have come out in the last fortnight, written by our friends at the Australian Financial Review. Whilst there are always numerous articles on various markets, employment law discrepancies and the like, these three articles all focus quite heavily on the changing nature of work not just in Australia, but around…

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SustainingPeople’s year in review

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,…

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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.

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Beat the Redundancy Blues in 6 Easy Steps

Speaking with a friend yesterday (let’s call him Ted), we found that they had just been made redundant. Ted, and a number of others colleagues were made redundant, and were then given 15 minutes to collect their belongings and go. Whilst they were given the appropriate payouts, it was still a difficult experience, especially so…

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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…

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Why Grill’d Burgers are good for the community

Here’s another gourmet fast food joint that is getting involved in community affairs, and has been doing so for quite a while. Grill’d is a burger joint that we all know and love across the country (except for NT & Tasmania sorry!), and their Local Matters program lets customers decide which community groups Grill’d will donate $500…

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