Ways You Can Have a Positive Impact on the World Every Day

Regardless of your age, your location, or your personal circumstances, you should attempt to have a positive impact on the world every single day. You don’t have to be a politician to have this kind of effect. No matter your vocation or the platform that you stand upon, you can spread cheer and provide others with a helping hand when they need it most.… [Read more]

Why We Need to Stress the Importance of Social Work in Our Society

We live in a world full of injustice, and constantly have to tackle pressing and complex issues. Social workers are more needed than ever in our society, but often play a background role. Their impact on society as a whole is often forgotten, and the discipline doesn’t get the recognition it deserves. 

Social workers are dedicated to making actual change at the ground level, and help both communities and individuals in need.… [Read more]

Automotive & Transportation Industry 2019: a Year in Review

The complex relationship between politics, the energy sector, and the global automotive and transportation industries is difficult for the average person to follow. While most citizens and their leaders agree that an eventual move away from dependence on finite fossil fuel resources is necessary to sustain modern civilization as we’ve come to know it, politics and bureaucracy can significantly influence (or hinder) progress.… [Read more]

How to Run a Green Business: Your Short Guide

When you’re running a business in the 2020s, you’ll be all too aware of the gathering forces in the market that might affect how you’re able to trade in the future. The political climate around the world is affecting the business climate: environmental activism in the streets has translated into climate-impacting changes in business practices. One of the primary ways that your business will change in the next ten years is with regards to its green credentials: put simply, you need to go green or face the consequences.… [Read more]

Consequences and Solutions to “Continents” of Plastic waste in the Oceans

The oceans are now invaded by mainly plastic waste, which is concentrated by ocean currents. They are causing an environmental disaster for marine ecosystems, but also for our health as a consumer of marine products and finally economic as estimated by the United Nations Environment Program.

A significant and unquantifiable amount of plastic waste enters the sea through waste, poorly managed landfills, tourist activities and fishing.… [Read more]

4 Must-Read Books on the Environment And Climate Change

The new year has brought about new beginnings. However, with a few natural disasters piling up one after another, it’s high time people should take climate change seriously. People don’t really give back what the environment offers them every day. And this is a bit alarming. It all starts with education. And what better way to instill environmental protection than to start with our kids at home. … [Read more]

What Role Do Small Businesses Have To Play In Progressive Politics?

By the end of 2020, the fate of progressive politics in the USA, and potentially the UK, will have been settled. There are several scenarios that could unfold come November and events will be watched closely on this side of the Atlantic.

If progressive politics is ever to break the UK and take root in the same way that Thatcher’s conservatism did, small businesses will be a vital component of any battle plan.… [Read more]

Protecting the Environment: Four Ways to Ship Goods Smarter

Shipping goods is one of those processes that can very often be done better. By doing better, you can have a positive impact on the environment. This can be accomplished by reducing the material you use, the cost it takes, and even improving the packaging design and on-shelf marketing of your products. Whether you are shipping goods, waste, or anything in-between, the concept stays the same and to ship goods smarter, you will want to implement these top four methods: 

1.     Rethink… [Read more]

4 Ways to Develop the Leaders of Your Movement or Business

Many people may not think that there are similarities between business and political movements but, to the contrary, forming and maintaining a movement is remarkably similar to developing and sustaining a business. In either case, leaders and managers are definitely not the same. Whilst a manager must lead (alongside many other accountable tasks and responsibilities), other people who are not in the managerial structure of the organization are not always given the opportunity to show their leadership skills.… [Read more]

B-Corps Leading the Fight Against Homelessness

In our modern capitalist society, money and profits are held in high esteem. Thus, maximizing shareholder value is of paramount importance among businesses of all sizes. But for many companies, humanitarian efforts are also a major player when it comes to corporate accountability. 

Companies with social justice standards in place, designed to balance profit with purpose, may obtain a B-Corp designation.… [Read more]