Late last year, Emma Watson gave a shout-out to a Paris-based sustainable sneaker brand called Veja. If the name seems unfamiliar, that’s because founders François-Ghislain Morillion and Sébastien Kopp have taken a slow and steady approach to growing their clever eco-friendly fashion business.
The last decade or so has brought ample evidence that Americans are gradually changing their diets, driven by health concerns and other factors.
But a new study points to one change that is starker than many have thought: Americans cut their beef consumption by 19 percent — nearly one-fifth — in the years from 2005 to 2014, according to research released on Wednesday by the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Leonardo DiCaprio just announced that he’s investing in LoveTheWild, a US-based company that is repopulating grocery store freezer aisles across America with frozen, oven-ready seafood.
Sophia Sunwoo is the co-founder/CEO of Water Collective, an international non-profit that works closely with communities in Africa to provide access to life-lasting clean water.
Founded by award-winning American-Singaporean filmmaker and former war photographer Danfung Dennis, 34, Condition One has developed “Melting Ice,” which transports audiences to vanishing glacial ice sheets.
These minimalist kicks are from Veja, which sources its materials from organic cotton farms and wild rubber producers and production takes place in fair trade factories in Brazil.
New parents rejoice. An innovative baby sleeper aims to teach parents more about their infants and become a “member of the family.” SNOO is billed as the world’s smartest and safest baby bed.
Companies like Perdue and Tyson Foods are reducing or eliminating antibiotic use in chickens. Pork and beef producers need to keep up.
While much of the fashion world migrated to Italy this week, Maxine Bédat, the cofounder of eco-conscious fashion brand Zady, stayed in New York to address some global industry issues: air pollution, employment standards, water contamination, and, on a more local level, what Emma Watson would wear for her speech at the United Nations.