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Arguably one of the most recognised desserts across the planet, cake brings people together. Why? Because it’s delicious, shared amongst many and can be the key to the planet achieving a better and more sustainable world… Wait, what?

Ok, let me back up. To be totally honest, what we really want to share with you are the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (aka SDGs), why they are important and how your favourite brands can contribute. But the problem is there’s 17 of them, no to mention the 169 related targets AND 232 measurable indicators. That's a lot of numbers! …

I’ve felt for years that the climate crisis is the defining challenge of our generation. My journey of environmental awakening has predominantly consisted of trying to make sustainable consumer choices and starting to build a career around climate resilience and sustainability.

The more I’ve sought to understand the climate crisis, the more I realise that we no longer have the luxury to just focus on personal behaviour change. We must switch our attention to collective efforts and systematic change. It’s been completely anxiety-inducing and is a direct trigger to make anyone go hide under a weighted blanket.


If this sounds…

Traveling internationally is destined to be invigorating for the soul. With every brush of new culture and climate, our perspective is re-framed and our canvas of life altered. However, when attempting to incorporate sustainable approaches while traveling, our ability to calculate and accurately affirm our impact is impeded.

Ready for take off, through the Manang Valley, Nepal.

It comes as no surprise, that despite a welcomed exposure to previously concealed experiences, the inability measure our environmental impact can result in a conflict of conscience as our choices abroad may not reflect our behaviours at home.

What constitutes ‘sustainability’ is open to a wide variety of interpretations, not just in…

If you saw a dollar on the ground, would you pick it up?

Picture this. It’s a warm Summer’s day and you’re walking through a park with some friends. You’re dressed a bit questionably, you probably wouldn’t wear this to grandma’s place. You’re having a bit of a giggle at your mate, who thinks he’s lost his phone, when you look down. You see a dollar on the grass. Do you pick it up? As your pay closer attention to your surroundings, you realise there are dollars scattered everywhere. So many, that you probably have enough for a drink at…

The Plastic-Free movement has gained significant momentum in recent years, as images detailing the ‘real cost’ of plastic consumption have increased in presence across social media. Photos of deceased wildlife, with stomachs full of plastic, and footage of rubbish caked islands in the South-Pacific Ocean have made their way into both our feeds, and our everyday lives.

Plastics’ path of destruction is for the first time revealing itself to a previously sheltered world. Such attention is sparking conversations so much so, that in 2018, the Oxford Dictionary named ‘single-use’ word of the Year.

This wave of attention has brought with…

Annalise Kerr

Exploring all things sustainability and sharing ideas to build resilience to climate change.

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