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Monopoly: New Go Green Edition Made From Recycled Materials Nudges Players To Invest In Renewables & Make Sustainable Choices

2 Mins Read Monopoly, the world famous property dealing board game, has unveiled a new version of its game called the Monopoly: Go Green Edition to promote sustainability among its players by introducing concepts such as renewables and capitalizing on them to build a green world. Created by artist, writer and feminist Lizzie Magie, at the crux of […]

Fossil Unveils New Eco Collection Featuring Cactus Leather Totes & Solar-Powered Watch

4 Mins Read To celebrate Earth month, Fossil, a luxury brand of fashion watches and accessories launched a limited-edition solar-powered watch and a collection of bags that are created out of animal-free vegan leather developed by award-winning Spanish company Desserto. As part of the U.S.-based Fossil’s commitment towards protecting the planet, the ‘Make Time For Good’ initiative that […]

Carbon Border Taxes 101: What Are They & Why Do We Need Them

8 Mins Read According to a recent study, our planet’s global temperature will eventually rise in excess of 2°C from the greenhouse gases that are released by companies and other services around the world. No surprises there. Many experts agree that the goals outlined in the Paris agreement, which hope to limit global temperature rise to well below […]

Beauty & Haircare Brand Aveda Removes Beeswax From Products, Goes 100% Vegan

4 Mins Read Aveda, the globally present cruelty-free haircare brand, has announced that it is removing beeswax from its products, and in doing so, reformulated more than 500 products, strengthening the brands’ commitment to offering only 100% vegan products.  Founded in 1978 and owned by The Estée Lauder Companies (ELC), the brand has been cruelty-free and mostly vegan […]

Morgan Stanley Report Ending Global Warming Will Cost US $50 Trillion

2 Mins Read A new report from Morgan Stanley finds that curbing global warming and reducing net carbon emissions to zero will require US$50 trillion. More specifically, spending in five key sectors in zero-carbon technology is necessary to achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement: renewable energy, electric vehicles, carbon capture, hydrogren and biofuels. This adds to the […]

Eco Insights: Alternative Energy Series Part 4 – Nuclear Energy

3 Mins Read Of all the alternative energy controversies, nothing gets people so riled up as nuclear energy. Those who believe in it are staunch defenders and those against consider it totally unfathomable. We take on everyone’s points below.    Nuclear Energy: Definition   Nuclear energy, also knows as atomic energy, is the energy produced by nuclear fission; […]

Eco Insights: Alternative Energy Series Part 1- Solar Power

2 Mins Read In our latest Eco Insights series, we cover the main types of alternative energy. We start with the most ubiquitous: solar power.  Solar Energy 101 Solar power (also known as solar energy, the two terms are equivalent) is defined as using the sun’s solar radiation, also know as electro-magnetic energy and composed of both light […]