Coca Cola backs degradable plant-based bottles

Coca Cola backs degradable plant-based bottles

Despite saying it would make no immediate changes to plastic production earlier this year, Coca Cola has now announced it will be switching all plastic to plant-based bottles by 2023. I make it no secret around the office that Coca Cola’s advertisement campaigns in recent years have aggravated me to...

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Migrants struggle to send money home during COVID-19 crisis

Migrants struggle to send money home during COVID-19 crisis

The rate of global remittance is set to decline sharply thanks to the harsh COVID economy. This could have dire consequences for the world’s poorest communities. Looking at the worldwide coronavirus statistics, it’s easy to see the virus as a western issue. Deaths and rates of infection are, if the stats are to be believed, overwhelmingly higher in western nations. Whilst the UK stands at...

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‘Climate change ought to hire Coronavirus’ publicist’

‘Climate change ought to hire Coronavirus’ publicist’

A wry joke that's currently making the rounds on social media highlights the concerning irony of celebrating Earth Day's 50th anniversary amidst a global pandemic. ‘Congratulations on all your success,’ says climate. ‘Can I get the name of your publicist?’ Designed to draw attention to the global environmental crisis we’re currently facing, Earth Day 2020 has been somewhat upstaged by Coronavirus. The movement’s annual event (celebrating it’s 50th anniversary today)...

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‘A people’s vaccine’ – 140+ global leaders call for virus vaccine to be free

‘A people’s vaccine’ – 140+ global leaders call for virus vaccine to be free

Global leaders pre-empt efforts of the wealthiest corporations and governments to privatise the eventual coronavirus vaccine. Over 140 global leaders and experts issued an open letter on Thursday this week urging all world powers to unilaterally guarantee that, once scientists discover a cure for the COVID-19 virus, it will be freely available to all global citizens equally and without national bias. Entitled ‘Uniting Behind a People’s Vaccine Against COVID-19’,

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Fashion’s toxic hype obsession: will it be rethought in the post-Coronavirus rebuild?

Fashion’s toxic hype obsession: will it be rethought in the post-Coronavirus rebuild?

Bringing fashion to a standstill, the pandemic is posing one question: with global consumerism in crisis for the time being, will the industry be forced into a sustainable future? As an industry reliant on constantly updating lines, styles, and trends offered up every single season, fashion has always been an incredibly fast-paced industry, working at breakneck speed to meet consumer demands. Its requirement that the supply chain functions at...

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