Sustainability

Cosmetics – A Story of Beauty and Toxic Chemicals

The Story of Cosmetics, released on 21st July 2010, examines the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in our everyday personal care products, from lipstick to baby shampoo. The seven-minute film reveals the implications for consumer and worker health and the environment, and outlines ways we can …

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Economic Balance for a better Malta

Economic growth is at times necessary and at other times economic de-growth is necessary. The purpose of both growth and de-growth is balance. Balance is meaningful to us because it is that which maximises our wellbeing in that it brings us the most happiness and avoids the most suffering.

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Story of Stuff Project – We Have Too Much Stuff

We have a problem with Stuff: we have too much of it, too much of it is toxic and we don’t share it very well. But that’s not the way things have to be. That’s the challenge our founder Annie Leonard unpacked in her groundbreaking 2007 online documentary,

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From Capitalism to a Sustainable World – The Transition

Capitalism is built on economic growth. French economist Thomas Piketty said “Capitalism automatically generates arbitrary and unsustainable inequalities that radically undermine the meritocratic values on which democratic societies should be based”.

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Sustainable Economy – The Tragedy of the Commons

This economic model also very cleverly displays where we are overshooting on the Earth’s ability to sustain humanity and life in general and also highlights where we are falling short of providing well-being for people in different countries or globally.

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Doughnut Economics: Paradigm Shift for 21st Century

The twenty first century task is clear: to create economics that create human prosperity in a flourishing web of life so that we can thrive in balance in the doughnuts safe and just space – Doughnut Economics

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