Our brains are wired to love low prices - and stores like H&M, Zara, and Uniqlo take advantage. But cheap and trendy clothes come at a cost.
Economists need to change their base-case to one that necessitates a push for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors, Hiromichi Mizuno, chief investment officer for Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund, said Tuesday at a World Economic Forum panel. “It’s been criticised that ESG has not been proven, but when it’s […]
We’ve compiled a list of 22 inventions that could make the Earth a better place, including whirlpool turbines, edible cutlery, water blobs, package-free shampoo, and toothpaste. Some of these inventions could help us cut back on plastic and reduce garbage in the sea. Watch the video above to see these […]
The Danish government is moving forward with a plan to build nine artificial islands on the coast of Copenhagen. The project, which hopes to attract tech companies, has been touted by the head of the Danish chamber of commerce as “the European Silicon Valley.” The architect has reserved space for […]
H&M,Zara,Uniqlo, Forever 21, and Fashion Nova all rely on the lucrative business model of fast fashion. Fast fashion allows stores to continuously sell a high volume of clothes for cheap prices – in other words, clothes are made for immediate consumption, rather than for long-term wear. Our brain chemistry makes […]
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