Ethical Living Blog


We interviewed Tom Dawkins at the 2018 Ethical Enterprise Conference. StartSomeGood is a crowd funding platform for business with impact and also one of the prize sponsors for this year Early Ethical Entrepreneur Pitch Competition.

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Collaboration is an interesting thing, we see collaboration taking place across different sectors and industries all the time. Collaboration grants an individual person or business the ability to work together to achieve a task or goal on a greater scale. (more…)


The seafood consumption and production system has undeniably shot up due to consumer demand. Thus, this forces the exploitation of seafood causing a threat to the marine ecosystem. As consumers, we need to make informed choices in regards to where our seafood is from. Through this, we can still maintain the quality of seafood as our source of protein that could continue help feeding our growing population.

From what I thought would just be a Q&A session turned out to a meaning full conversation with sustainable seafood chef, radio host and TV personality, Peter Hilcke.  (more…)


Conventional plastics have always been one of the main concerns in tackling landfill reduction. We know how easy it is to use gladwrap but it is soft plastic, it impossible to be recycle and it contributes to the landfill load. Hence, many environment enthusiasts have introduced other eco-friendly food wrap alternatives for individuals to utilise at home and one of them is the founder of easybeesy eco goods, Portia. Easybeesy eco goods, as their business name suggests, produces colourful beeswax wraps.

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As consumers, our choice in deciding the food that we consume or purchase is essentially powerful. The morning bite we have of our avo toast drives the world economy. Thus, it is important as consumers that we have this conscious awareness of food or ingredients that we purchase, from the farm to table.

The rise of social enterprises are slowly revitalising the food systems. Such enterprises practise sustainable food supply for households experiencing poverty in developing countries.



How Activism and Retail can Intersect
Ariahne Thompson | Campaign Manager
Ethical Enterprise Conference 2018

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Read the ‘Consuming Modern Slavery’ report.

Consumer perspectives towards modern slavery


Founder and MD, Loving Earth

How would you describe yourself?
I jump around the place quite a bit and always enjoy exploring new ideas and new things as I tend to get impatient with more of the same. For me, connection with nature is really important and drives a lot of what I do, I love to be able to spend time being active in the outdoors and be out in the ocean or bush.

How do you spend your days at work?
I spend a lot of time walking around talking to people and am spending less and less time at my desk. Obviously, there are meetings but checking in with people and being down in the factory playing with product or seeing what’s going on with the equipment usually takes up most of the day. (more…)


Felicity Green on sustainable business models and using commercial skills for good.

As the conference draws near, we’re so excited to be able to bring you another story behind the speaker, because we feel she’s one you definitely need to know about.

Felicity Green is Associate Director at Spark Strategy, and her passion for, and experience in, blending profit and purpose to address social challenges has seen the success of countless organisations across Victoria.

Leading the Melbourne team (a proud B Corp), Felicity has particular expertise in mental health, education and collective impact, meaning her talk is one you don’t want to miss.

Meet Felicity below… (more…)


Molly Harris Olson on activism, fair trade and being part of the solution to make the world a better place.

As the CEO of Fairtrade Australia & New Zealand, Molly Harriss Olson leads a dynamic team strengthening Fairtrade supply chains, growing impact for small producers and bolstering environmental and economic sustainability practices throughout the Asia Pacific region. (more…)