Is veganism the new normal?

Greggs' quorn 'sausage' roll may have offended Piers Morgan, but for others it signalled a new era. The Vegan Society reports a fourfold increase in the number of UK vegans since 2014, from 150,000 to 600,000. 42% of those switched in 2018. In November, Waitrose analysed millions of its own customer transactions, and polled 2,000 … Continue reading Is veganism the new normal?

Go vegan – it’s good for you and great for the planet!

Whether you've just resolved to give up meat for the 2018 new year, or have been avoiding all animal products for years now, it does no harm to review the benefits of veganism, both to you and the planet. Four million people in the UK, 7.3 million in the US, and 1.3 million in Canada are now … Continue reading Go vegan – it’s good for you and great for the planet!

Sustainability leadership in the luxury fashion world: Stella McCartney

Stella McCartney is arguably the leader of sustainability in high fashion, and one of the first catwalk designers to embed sustainability, and in particular her sincere commitment to animal rights, throughout her entire business model. What makes her inspiring to me is a clear sense of responsibility for the environmental and ethical impact of every … Continue reading Sustainability leadership in the luxury fashion world: Stella McCartney

How sweet is your ice-cream?

Ice-cream.  We all know it's not that good for us.  But how good is it for the rest of the world? As with most foodstuffs, there's a whole complex of issues surrounding the production of this tempting summer treat.  We take a quick look at a few of them. Traceability Almost half the ice-cream sold … Continue reading How sweet is your ice-cream?