When it comes to sustainable choices, there is sometimes a misconception that avoiding wood products is a good thing to do. Not so. While deforestation is a significant problem that must be addressed through more careful sourcing, there is almost nothing better than long-lasting products using solid wood from well managed forests.
Successful conscious design emanates a feeling, not just a look. It must also have a basis in nature, as our inner space is best expressed as a reflection of the natural world outside. This is the philosophy of Barry Dixon, a nationally recognized earth conscious designer based out of the Virginia Countryside.
We are proud to bring you this exclusive interview with Susan Inglis, Executive Director of the Sustainable Furnishings Council where we talk about how you can promote a healthier planet through sustainable furniture choices.
National radio talk show host, Michael Dresser, talks about how strategic communication begins by creating, shaping, and delivering your message in a way that is engaging and personal for your audience.
Peter Matthies, founder of Conscious Business Institute, helps executives of global organizations lead more humanely and efficiently – not only to master global challenges, but to find a sense of purpose along the way.
Cosmetics are known to be full of chemicals that are notoriously bad for our skin. LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics is turning this notion on its head with their push towards natural products and ethical practices.
The true test of a first-rate mind is the ability to hold two contradictory ideas at the same time. That is to say, we can see pain and suffering, pollution and greed, and we can hope and work for better.
Discover what it takes to start a social business that has a positive impact on the planet and your taste buds. Read my interview with The Brooklyn Salsa Company to learn about conscious sourcing methods, entrepreneurship and of course, delicious salsa.
Learn how the social entrepreneurial spirit can be applied to fair trade economics. Much in the same way as the Triple Bottom Line expands accounting thought into a holistic cost-internalizing system, venturing beyond conventional economic philosophy may require a shift in thinking in a way related to an understanding of yoga’s value.