S & S Decoded: Blockchain & Sustainability

This S & S decoded feature seeks to deconstruct the need for blockchain to enhance transparency to drive sustainable development. It uncovers the mechanisms behind how it works, the benefits, the challenges and the most common methods it is used for across industries. By providing examples of blockchain in action, I have sought to illustrate the power of the technology as an instrument to better the planet, people and drive both tangible and intangible value for companies.

Sustainable Alcohol: S & S Top Picks

As we approach Christmas and annual tipple season where many a bottle is popped and glasses are shared between friends, family and colleagues at the rogue annual party I thought it appropriate to share a little information on sustainable alcohol from some guilt free gulping. This article explores sustainable production processes, packaging innovations, the environmental impact of alcohol consumption as well as a full list of suggestions to quench your thirst!

S & S Decoded: Fashion Returns & Reverse Logistics

Exploring the scale of fashion returns and reverse logistics, this article delves into the status quo on returns, the lack of sustainability around this shopping habit and its effect on businesses and the planet.

Beauty For Good – S & S Decoded: A Beauty Life Cycle Assessment

Introducing Beauty for Good, the S & S channel & home to truly conscious cosmetics, sustainable skincare, friendly fragrances, honest haircare & so much more! This hub has the mission to educate, elevate industry innovations, decode the ethical make up misnomers & spotlight brands that benchmark best practice in protecting our people & planet. Through…

S & S Decoded: Hypocritical Window Dressing: The Art of Greenwashing & Sustainability Appropriation

This article decodes the meaning of greenwashing in sustainable fashion. It investigates the commercialisation and scope appropriation of sustainability from the key retail market players. The culmination of these issues leads to my provision of solutions and tools on how we, as consumers, can learn to separate the friend from the foe to purchase with purpose.

S & S In Brief: The Amazon Rainforest

The July fires in the Amazon Rainforest have sparked global outcry and rightfully so. This S & S In Brief provides a summary of why we need this green eco system, its bountiful nature, the accelerated rate of danger but most crucially the actions we can undertake to battle against the power of Bolsanaro’s lack of environmental agenda.

S & S In Brief: Resource Shortage for Tech

Following a recent study by the Royal Society of Chemistry, it’s time to talk about our tech stash and forgotten about gadgets/Nokia 3310’s as we experience shortages of the earth’s rare elements…

S & S Opinion: Ode to Boris – Will Brexit really matter if Europe and the world are burning?

Whether your political heart bleeds blue, red, yellow, green, dare I say it purple or whatever colour would represent the Brexit Party – sustainability is an issue that cuts across party lines. In ‘Ode to Boris: Will Brexit really matter if Europe and the world are burning?’ I have detailed what the Downing Street developments and Crowning of Johnson, with a very right reshuffle of the cabinet formed with the sole objective to deliver Brexit by October 31st , mean for the sustainability and environmental agenda.

S & S Opinion: To wash or not to wash – Time to hang up your dirty laundry?

Time to hang up your dirty laundry and skip a boring adultmin chore? I wrote a little feature on the debates surrounding whether to wash or not wash our favourite fashion staples in the name of a)preserving our environment and b)prolonging the lifespan of garments. It probes into the attitudinal shift, menace of microfibres, energy/water conservation & a call to arms for innovation by utility manufacturers & FMCG companies.