S & S Decoded: Sustainable Cities & the Built Environment

The paradigm shift to sustainability requires a fundamental transformation in the way in which we inhabit spaces across the world. This article explores the inherent need to adopt biophilic design, the criteria and metrics of sustainable cities as well architectural strategies that mitigate negative environmental impacts and carefully considers systems to provide sustainable solutions.

S & S In Review: Vivo Barefoot

Light on the feet & light on the environment, Vivobarefoot offer sustainable shoes for those with an affinity to outdoor pursuits. I teamed up with the brand to test their Primus Knit Lux. Read more about their mission and my thoughts.

Notes from Hội An- Sustainable Tourism with EMIC Hospitality

Forever a place in my heart - during my time in Hội An,Vietnam, I teamed up with EMIC Hospitality, the group pioneering sustainability in the town to learn more about their philosophy, explore their sites and see how they are putting their promises into action.

Sustainable Christmas: S & S Top Tips

This short & sweet feature explores opportunities for a more sustainable Christmas, whether its interior decisions, feasting, gifts that give back or even wrapping! Sharing some of my favourite tips, tricks and companies I’ve found for those last-minute shoppers.

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 Opinion: Buy Nothing New Black Friday – A New Era of Ethical Consumerism?

This article explores the promotional pandemonium that is Black Friday as an antithesis of sustainable consumption. It examines a new wave of business models by ethical brands & how it is being used to forward CSR & sustainability strategies in retail.

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…