The INDEX Award inspire and engage people to design sustainable solutions to global challenges, delivering the world’s largest monetary design prize worth €500,000. In its 12th edition this year, 1,403 designs from 85 countries were entered. Sublime met the five winners at the ceremony in Copenhagen led by HRH Crown Princess Mary of Denmark
And the INDEX Award'17 winners are...…
Added by Damian Santamaria on September 5, 2017 at 9:22pm —
Forget everything that’s wrong with the world and focus on everything that’s right. As the world cools down and cottons onto sustainability in the fashion industry, we look at some movers and shakers that are challenging the status quo
Added by Damian Santamaria on August 20, 2016 at 10:43am —
Peter Lochan, founder of social enterprise BODO (Buy One Donate One), is launching his new brand with the aim of providing footwear both in the UK and in poverty-stricken countries across the world. The vibrant designs of his stylish sandal collection will soon be changing the world, one pair of feet at a time
Sublime: What is the driving force behind BODO's vision?
Peter Lochan: We wanted to create…
Added by Damian Santamaria on May 17, 2016 at 9:35am —
For Europe to be sustainable and prosper, its peoples need to feel they belong to something greater than their own nation state. Beyond the economic and political reasons for the existance of a European Union, we need to be ready for the challenges that globalisation poses to the sustainability of our cultural diversity
The topic of whether a common ‘European identity’ is an utopia… Continue
Added by Damian Santamaria on January 22, 2016 at 11:00am —
The Chinese use two characters to write the word ‘crisis’. One stands for ‘danger’, the other for ‘opportunity’. Even in this time of crisis there are undoubted opportunities to turn our passion into projects with the power to transform lives.
Our generation faces a great challenge: to reinvent society as we know it. The deadlines are tight, but transformation…
Added by Damian Santamaria on January 19, 2016 at 9:58am —
Climate change is often seen through a policy or scientific lens, and solutions are discussed only in political offices, boardrooms and negotiating halls. ArtCop21 launched ahead of the UN climate talks in Paris, aims to…
Added by Damian Santamaria on November 18, 2015 at 12:14pm —
You love traveling and want to get the most out of it for you, for others AND for the planet? Then join the Forum for Sustainable Visions in Action (Forum ViA) and one of their travel ambassadors (or become one yourself). Explore the challenges of traveling as sustainably as possible to sustainability hot-spots of the world and experience the sustainability adventure which is shared with school classes back… Continue
Added by Valentina Aversano-Dearborn on October 26, 2015 at 1:04pm —
The future of fashion is sustainability and sustainability is the new fashion. This season Sublime leaves London’s fashion establishment behind, and heads to Brighton to join the real fashion avant garde
Brighton Fashion Week is the UK’s only… Continue
Added by Damian Santamaria on September 23, 2015 at 10:42pm —
Awarding innovative designs and concepts that contribute to a sustainable future
Following on from last year’s success, the Green Product Awards drew over 400 entries with competitors raising the bar even higher this year. Spread across 11 categories, 22 winners were announced – one professional and one newcomer per category – with concepts that were revolutionary and reflected sustainable innovation at its best. The mission, to encourage the use of new, sustainable materials when… Continue
Added by Damian Santamaria on September 22, 2015 at 10:00am —
Elin Sigrén turns porcelain scraps into jewellery fantasies. Each piece of found porcelain is ground into shape and set in a circle of shiny, thick silver
Her latest collection, Dining with Grandma, reflects Elin’s memories,… Continue
Added by Damian Santamaria on January 21, 2015 at 3:00pm —
The Sublime Eco Hamper is here to bring this season a mindfull combination of indulgences to nurture mind, body and soul. Curated by the Sublime team in collaboration with some of our favourite sustainable, organic and fairtrade brands…
Added by Damian Santamaria on December 19, 2014 at 11:32am —
In the age of digital and networked societies, it may seem that only new technologies can move us forward. Martin challenges us to see how collaborative training in traditional skills can pave new ways into the livelihoods of European villages
The European project Green Village –… Continue
Added by Damian Santamaria on December 3, 2014 at 2:20pm —
A sense of kinship between photographer and subject permeates Francesco Mastalia's work. He makes photographs as photographers did 150 years ago, just like the farmers pictured in his latest book, Organic, grow vegetables and raise cattle in the…
Added by Damian Santamaria on November 15, 2014 at 2:45pm —
Big news from the Global Environment Facility (GEF)!
In the context of the UN Climate Summit on the 23th of September, the organization just launched an Integrated Program on Sustainable Cities.
The aim of the Program on Sustainable Cities is to establish a common platform for cities to access and share solutions on climate change adaptation and mitigation, energy, transport and water. To enable this, the platform includes a… Continue
Added by GNSL Team on September 29, 2014 at 8:43am —
Hey to all,
Even the most convinced in our middle are no saints when it comes to traveling. We sort out our plastic, take care that our celery is from local and biological origin and we take the bike or train to work. Nevertheless, we can't say no to take the plane to sunny destinations. Not surprisingly, our SPREAD-report revealed that indeed mobility takes up the biggest part of our footprint.
So, what can we do to make our holiday experience more sustainable? Is there such… Continue
Added by GNSL Team on August 28, 2014 at 9:30am —
As we all might know, one of the topics that is inextricably linked with sustainable consumerism is that of behavioral change. It was Ajzen & Fishbein who in 1971 stated in their theory of planned behavior that de step from intention to action requires a positive attitude, a sense of control and an idea about what your peers are doing. But no surprise to the reader, for a lot of people, intention and proper action are miles away from one another.
So can advertising be a… Continue
Added by GNSL Team on August 19, 2014 at 8:39am —
In this photo series, titled "Seven Days of Garbage", the artist Gregg Segal has captured several people lying amid the trash they accumulated in only one week. It gives a 'nice' visual of what is otherwise quickly hidden from sight in our bins. A sneak-peak of the gallery can be found below:
Though it might be easy to judge - something… Continue
Added by Robin Bauwens on August 12, 2014 at 2:42pm —
Dynamic, evolving and inspiring, Permaculture emerged like a manual of possibility in the late 1970s. Not just sustaining and celebrating people’s love for the natural world, but designed around those very… Continue
Added by Damian Santamaria on June 19, 2014 at 6:29pm —
Want to know what extreme sustainability looks like? Follow Mark in his journey of hands-in-the-dirt reflection and discovery
Over ten years ago, shortly after leaving a fashion and textiles course, I took a weekend job in a holistic remedy shop to help support myself while studying at university. What started as an essentially superficial process of clearing my post-pubescent complexion soon transformed into a fascination for… Continue
Added by Damian Santamaria on June 16, 2014 at 1:16pm —
The Econic Award is a recognition of excellence for brands who stand as icons of a global change.
The award recognises the work of pioneering brands that have a long-standing trajectory of empathy towards people and the environment. These are brands that have taken a stand for what they believe, ‘going the extra mile’ and doing things differently in order to change their industry or sector for the better.
The Organic Pharmacy began when pharmacist and homoeopath Margo Marrone… Continue
Added by Damian Santamaria on June 5, 2014 at 3:28pm —