For a greener future

ecotricity serviceThe last couple of months have been huge for the subjects of energy and climate change. The UN Summit in New York, coinciding with Climate Week led to the Climate March, attended by 300,000 people in London alone. This has led to a big buzz (in the sustainability world) around the subject and a lot of noise being created – but what exactly are we going to do? Continue reading

The Challenge of ‘Eco’ Living

doer of the month zoeLast week I found myself chatting to the wonderful Zoe Morrison, our Eco-thrifty Doer of the Month. Zoe has spent the last year setting herself monthly challenges around living more sustainably. On top of that she’s been encouraging people to get involved by inviting them to make a pledge on The DoNation

We caught up to find out how it had been going… Continue reading

Valencia, a secret escape

Last month I went on holiday to Valencia. The first morning of my holiday I have to admit that sustainability, The DoNation and my list of ‘to do’s’ was still whizzing around my head. Fast forward a few hours however and I was sitting in a beautiful beach bar, a gin and tonic clinking in my hand, looking out over the great mass of white sand, blue water and endless palm trees. It’s safe to say, work was no longer on my mind. Continue reading

Observer Ethical Awards

observer ethical awardsLast night Hermione and I had the exciting opportunity to attend the Ethical Observer awards on behalf of one of our top Doers, David Kemp. David used The DoNation as part of his entry to the Great Energy Race sponsored by B&Q. He was shortlisted for an award after renovating his home, adopting new low carbon habits within the family, and inspiring others to do their bit via his Donate by Doing page. Continue reading