Clothes that are somehow responsible or sustainable are getting more and more trendy. But there’s so many iterations of ethical fashion, it’s hard to know what’s what - or whether any of these efforts are having an impact. Liza Moiseeva explains how slow fashion and support for artisans could actually make a difference.
Discouraged aid workers often throw in the towel because they misunderstand what it means to be resilient. Jodi McMurray describes five ways to develop resilience and become better able to cope with the challenges of development work.
Scarf is a Melbourne-based social enterprise that is adding a little flavour and heart into the hospitality industry by providing training, mentoring and employment to marginalised youth, including refugees and asylum seekers, who may not otherwise be able to find jobs. Co-founder Hannah Colman talks to Rachel Kurzyp about Scarf's work and extends a dinner invitation to WhyDev readers.
In development circles, few things right now are as hot as social entrepreneurship. And millennials have demonstrated particular enthusiasm for social entreprise, looking to become social entrepreneurs to fix everything from poverty to pollution. Yet as Jennifer Foth explains, there may be motivations other than altruism at play.