World Water Day 2019 – Leaving no one behind

This year’s theme for World Water Day is ‘Leaving no one behind’, adapted from the central promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: as sustainable development progresses, everyone must benefit. Just like the plastic in the ocean 🌊 can seem like a far away concern…until you find micro beeds in your 🐠 dinner when…

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Grow Smart Jobs of the Week March 18th | Careers with Impact

At Grow Smart Future we have decided to create a weekly feature of #growsmartjobs of the week to help you in your career with impact. Group Sustainability Manager at Pinewood Studios About Pinewood Studios For over 80 years, Pinewood Studios have made dreams a reality, enabling storytellers to bring their creations to life on the…

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Careers with a postive impact – Jobs in the environmental sector

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Looking to turn your passion for the environment into a career with a positive impact? At Grow Smart Future we have decided to feature some of the varied job roles  that this sector has to offer. Environmental Engineers Are you good at combining problem solving with scientific skills and want to create technological solutions which…

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Sustainability in London – a look at the future

We recently spoke to Samantha Heath, Director of LSx, to get her thoughts on a sustainable London. The London Sustainability Exchange partners with business, government, communities & the voluntary sector, to accelerate the transition to a sustainable London by connecting & motivating people. Samantha has been advocating about the impact of now very common lifestyle…

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Sustainability in London – live global and go local

Samantha Heath, has been the Director of the London Sustainability Exchanges (LSx) since 2005 and an outspoken voice about sustainability and climate change in the capital. We spoke to Samantha about sustainability in the city and how the LSx operates on a local level. LSx has worked with 300 communities across London, from youth groups,…

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Environment Matters: Late Debate at the London Transport Museum

On Clean Air Day 2018 Grow Smart Future looks at how London and other major urban centres can address the challenge of clean air. Late Debate – Environment Matters was a recent evening of talks, debates and workshops organized by the London Tansportmuseum to discuss and explore ways of making London a cleaner, greener and…

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The Two Minute Beach Clean: Interview with founder Martin Dorey

The two minute beach clean project starts with the  simple and effective idea that everyone has two minutes and two minutes can really make a difference when it comes to the environement.  The project is founded on the  believe that every piece of litter removed from the beach matters and that each and every piece…

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Can art change human behaviour? Interview with Artist Michael Pinsky

We spoke to Artist Michael Pinsky about his international projects exploring issues which shape and influence the use of our public realm. His latest piece Pollution Pods, was exhibited at Somerset House from the April 18t to April 25th 2018 to mark Earth Day. You have previously created works of art like Plunge or Monometer…

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OLIO – Fighting food waste one listing at a time

OLIO is a smart app tackling the impact the issue of food waste, one listing at a time. If food waste were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases after China and the USA In the developed world 50%  of food waste is produced in the home . OLIO connects…

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Slow Food Market Rosewood Hotel London

The Rosewood Hotel in Holborn recently launched the first weekly Slow Food and Living Market in London, with over 30 stalls ranging from high quality meat to seafood and beauty products all endorsed by Slow Food UK. The rain on Sunday did not dampen the spirits of vendors and visitors, and this urban farmers market…

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