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As we touched upon yesterday, the beauty industry world-wide uses terms like natural, organic, botanical, Eco-friendly, herbal and hypoallergenic to confuse consumers into thinking their product is better for you than it actually is. 424 more words

It's Mia, Banging On About The Environment...

My head… full of tangles and knots most of the time, trying to make sense of the world. Often I write down my thoughts in my notebook or on backs of receipts. 398 more words

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Airbnb & Nest Partnership - A Huge Win for Google, Airbnb and Hosts, but is it Good for Guests?

By Scott Kirk

We recently discussed Airbnb’s partnership with Nest (acquired by Google in January 2014 for $3.2B). The nuts and bolts of the partnership include Airbnb providing selected hosts with the Nest Learning Thermostat free of charge ($250 retail value) and access to Nest’s MyEnergy platform that allows hosts to track energy consumption, learn how to save energy and increase home efficiency. 608 more words

Energy Efficiency

11th Hour

My boyfriend has recently got a new job as a tree surgeon, and has to leave early for work. So yesterday morning I found myself at 6am, wide awake. 543 more words

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„Wir stellen die Jungen aufs Podest“

Die Welt zu verändern ist befriedigend, sagt Jerry Greenfield.

Aus London.

Der Ben-&-Jerry’s-Gründer über Einfluss, Visionen und Hürden von  Social Start-ups.

KURIER: Ein Business mit sozialem Gedanken begeistert immer mehr Gründer. 660 more words


Buyer Beware: Chemicals Are Everywhere

I recently ran into another business in a long line of businesses claiming that all of their products are chemical-free.  Their product line includes many of the products that I make as well, and I know with great confidence that they are not, in fact, chemical-free. 202 more words


Socially Conscious Entrepreneurship: Warby Parker and “Friends” Share What Keeps Them Going, What Keeps Them Up at Night

Did you know companies that practice “conscious capitalism” show a 1600% higher return on profits? And that companies with a more diverse board are more profitable? 1,275 more words
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