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

Pondering sustainability: whose responsibility?

what did you do to stop climate change
When I started as an intern at The DoNation last October I was beyond excited. It was my first job in London and my first job working within the area of my new found passion. Having just spent a year doing a Masters in International Relations and writing my dissertation on behaviour change, I was more than ready to get into work. Continue reading