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Climate Action

Feeling guilty about your carbon footprint? Don’t!

Feeling guilty about eating meat and taking flights? What if I told you this guilt was manufactured and sold to us as part of a propaganda campaign by oil companies ? Oil companies? Yep! They’re the ones who’ve been burning up the planet and pumping insane amounts of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere for decades. […]

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Climate Action Social Impact

Luxury Carpets, Privilege, and Inequality.

I’ve had a fair amount of experience with the Nepalese and Indian handmade rug industry. India being the large handmade rug producer in the world. You can find these gorgeous designer carpets everywhere – from villas in Paris to chic apartments in New York. In Nepal, Handmade carpets are a source of livelihood to thousands […]

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Climate Action Min Waste Social Impact

Strive Not for Perfection!

I still use Menstural pads (cups just aren’t doing it for me). I still buy new clothing if I really really like something. I don’t compost. I use a petrol driven car some days (and some days my electric scooter). I consume dairy. I mostly buy second hand clothing and products. I avoid leather and […]

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Climate Action

Soil and Climate change – by a non-scientist

I’m no expert, but some things are basic SCIENCE.Since the advent of agriculture we have been tilling soil to grow crops. When we keep tilling soil, it keeps losing its moisture, and eventually turns to dust . When this happens, all the CO2 that’s been trapped in the soil for thousands (millions?) of years, gets […]

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Min Waste Slow Fashion

We’ve got a small window of opportunity to do the right thing

I went to business school. We studied everything from Strategy to Economics, Accounting to Brand Management to Business Communication. We even learned Negotiation, and some of my classmates even studied a foreign language to set them up for success in the global workplace. But the environmental impact of business was almost completely ignored. As if […]

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Min Waste

5 ways to celebrate Earth Day !

Did you get through one day without doing any of the above? Its not that hard right? Now imagine if 7 Billion people did this for one day. Now, IMAGINE if 7 Billion people did this everyday.