The sustainability revolution is encouraging us to look to nature for solutions to our everyday needs. Here are six brands created by talented entrepreneurs who are taking easily renewable, cost-effective ingredients and lovingly making them into fabulous products while paying it forward around the globe.
Shopping isn’t the answer to the needs of the world. We know this. But more start-ups are writing business plans with the welfare of others in mind, and consumers are happy to pay extra if it means that things will improve for someone else. Here are eight of our favourite ethical, sustainable brands for autumn
Business has always been assumed to be driven by profit, but enter here a new generation who are installing their ethics from the ground up, contributing to build a more sustainable and fairer future
Underwear brand Marc Skid (yes, really) was originally conceived while founder Dan Barry and a friend were having a laugh at the image on a pack of designer briefs. Now it’s raising a smile on the faces of satisfied customers – and helping them make their Marc on the world
We’ve brought together a perfectly formed selection of beautiful, unusual and inspiring present options that will make you feel good again about the festive season