Posts tagged "social responsibility"
Earth Hour tonight

Earth Hour tonight

Don’t forget to take part of the world wide Earth Hour campaign and turn off your light 8.30pm local time this evening. We need the world to take action on Global Warming. Earth Hour 2009 aims to reach more than one billion people in 1000 cities around the world; Sydney, Beijing, London, Los Angeles, Copenhagen and Malmö among others. You...
Post visual pollution

Post visual pollution

As you probably already know, the city of São Paulo, Brazil, has put an end to all outdoor billboards, neon signs and other means of outdoor advertising. This is old news, since the ban has been on since January 2007, now a little more than two years ago. Surely, you should be able to sell...
The most authentic Australian eco wine experience in the Adelaide Hills

The most authentic Australian eco wine experience in the Adelaide Hills

“People want depth to their experiences,” says Sean Delaney, the former HR manager turned vigneron who with his wife Sue established Sinclair’s Gully, the only eco certified cellar door and vineyard in the Adelaide Hills. “We remember genuine emotional responses to people and places, and so seek these authentic experiences out. Our customers are looking for...
Peepoo takes on one of the world's biggest challenges

Peepoo takes on one of the world’s biggest challenges

The Peepoo bag by PeePoople is a really great invention which I have written about before, especially its life saving capacity. It came to my knowledge that there is a new presentation video of the Peepoo bag at Youtube and of course I will publish it immediately. Still, 40% of the worlds population don’t have...

Doing anything

I was thinking about a quote by Stella McCartney the other day. It goes “I think doing anything is better than nothing”. It was her answer on a question why she sometimes wear leather shoes. I think that here answer is really true and it covers difference sectors as well. If we think of sustainability...
Life saving Peepoo bag

Life saving Peepoo bag

In the world today more than 2,6 billion of people has no access to basic sanitation. That means that 40 out of 100 person lacks even the most simple latrine to perform their needs. The lack of toilets affects both society and the individual through the contamination of fresh water and ground water. Human faeces...

To consume or not

I just read some comments to the latest David Report bulletin called “I shop therefore I am” in “The Marketer Who Went Off Consumption”. It’s a year-long book-as-a-blog experiment in why we choose to consume, or not, written by India based Gaurav Mishra. In a very clear and comprehensible way he is putting together a...
New bulletin - I shop therefore I am

New bulletin – I shop therefore I am

I’m proud to announce the new David Report bulletin called “I shop therefore I am”. In this issue we are looking into the world of consumer culture from different point of views; ethical, social, political, economical and humanistic. Shopping has turned into a lifestyle. We consume as leisure and a way to pass time. But...
Stephen Burks about his work

Stephen Burks about his work

Here is another video that we produced for Designboost 07. This time it is American designer Stephen Burks who talks about his interesting design projects in Peru and South Africa. Listen to how he is trying to join handcraft with great authenticity and industrial production. Ping Intressant.se tags technorati : stephen burks design authenticity designboost sustainable design...

MarbleWood by Mater

Brand new Danish design company Mater has recently presented its first collection at this years Maison et Objet in Paris. I would like to follow up my first presentation of Mater with some pictures of a really cool series of products called MarbleWood. Its designed by Todd Bracher and the materials are black and white...