The Environment and Business

Organic cotton: moving forward

by EcoStreet August 27, 2008 EcoFashion

Grandmother and former nurse Linda Sones sells organic cotton baby and children’s clothing and accessories, and natural, organic baby toiletries online at SonesUK. Her suppliers are all committed to various environmental and Fairtrade initiatives. Twenty years ago organic cotton pioneers built their own supply chains from scratch and created a new business model based on […]

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CSR seminar poorly attended

by EcoStreet July 28, 2008 EcoArt

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Jurdy flouts WEEE directive regulations

by EcoStreet May 12, 2008 EcoArt

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Ecotopia plants a Facebook Forest

by EcoStreet March 8, 2008 Activism

Gloucestershire’s greenest retailer wants you to join their Facebook Forest group. As part of their commitment to the planet are planting a tree for every 50 members of its Facebook Forest group and another tree for every 50 customers. The first Facebook Forest is being planted on a small plot of land just outside […]

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Turn your mobile phone green

by EcoStreet December 21, 2007 EcoTech

Newsflash! There’s a UK mobile service provider who cares more about the environment than making massive profits. Green Mobile has some great packages that give something back to the environment. Firstly, they encourage you to keep your current phone rather than upgrade when you switch to them. They offer refurbished phones with contracts as well […]

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Recycle the glass ceiling

by EcoStreet December 19, 2007 The Environment and Business

The search is on for the UK’s most inspiring, female-led ethical business, with the launch of the Triodos Women in Ethical Business Awards (WEBA) 2008, in association with eve magazine. If you’re a woman who runs or owns a business that’s based on sound ethical principles and you’ve been trading for at least 3 years, […]

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Winner of the Worst EU Greenwash Award

by EcoStreet December 7, 2007 EcoPolitics

The German Atomic Forum has been awarded the Worst EU Greenwash Award 2007 for “the most audacious attempts to gain unjustifiable green credentials”. It was nominated for a campaign that set out to improve the image of nuclear energy, using the slogan: “Germany’s unloved climate protectionists”, and depicting nuclear power stations in unspoiled and unpolluted […]

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