You’re in for a thrill. A low rise building in a dead end street in Greenpoint Brooklyn, a staircase, a rooftop … and here lies the whole of the Manhattan skyline in front of you. The setting is as unexpected as spectacular. You won’t find the usual cocktail bar or Zen gardens on that rooftop [...]
Is it because of the Hershey’s Kisses we were offered during our visit on Valentine’s Day? Or because the water blue lighting was imagined by Hervé Descottes, an award nominee French designer? Whatever it is that brought us to the Newtown Creek Wastewater treatment plant in Brooklyn on Valentine’s Day was probably a bit crazy. [...]
We didn’t wait for Cécile Ducroc-Lochard to write a book to hear about her and let alone meet her! She’s sort of THE eco-chic girl in France, who works, breathes and wears sustainable development the stylish way… Formerly working for WWF France, founder of Citizen Luxury (a consulting company in sustainable development), member of the [...]
It’s during the Planète Durable Fair in Paris that the publishing conglomerate Mondadori and the Yves Rocher Foundation kicked-off the 2nd edition of the “Prix des Femmes pour le Développement Durable” (The Prize for Women engaged in Sustainable Development). The first of its kind in the world of women’s magazines, this Prize addresses women who [...]
As we’re writing up this post, a denim sandblasting worker is being buried under sand in the heart of Paris. No worries, it’s symbolic… and the actor is doing fine! Is this simply a provocative happening? No, it’s a true call to take action on the web! The French action group “Ethique sur l’étiquette” – [...]
2011, the international year of forests: GoodPlanet, GoodBook, GoodExhibition … only GoodProjects to fight deforestation!
Jewelry had a special sparkle on the other side of the Channel for Valentine’s Day yesterday, as “Fairtrade & Fairmined” certified gold went on sale for the first time in the UK. 20 local jewelry companies – amongst which the Queen of England’s jeweler Garrard and ethical jewelers Cred Jewellery, Fifi Bijoux and Ute Decker [...]
C’est en nous baladant sur internet (dehors il fait vraiment trop froid aujourd’hui !) que nous avons découvert sur le fameux site de l’Ademe, ceci : Le mini guide pour un Noël responsable. Parce que oui, c’est bien de faire des wish lists de cadeau, mais c’est bien aussi de réfléchir à la manière de consommer de [...]