By Rebecca Smith-Dawkins, Nottingham Post TWO sisters will be showcasing their collection of hand-decorative accessories at the upcoming Grand Designs Live show in London. The products, designed by Emily Readett-Bayley and Lucy Suleiman, have been made by the same village rice farming community in Ball for 15 years. The £4 million worth of wooden letters […]
Emily’s first Christmas Pop-up Shop at Langar Hall Hotel was a great success – look out for a Valentine’s theme soon. Langar Hall Hotel
HE Joslyn Whiteman receiving #MottGreen Award @AcadofChocolate #WhatPriceChoc14 @grenadachocolat
It was a great night Saturday at the Emmys for non-fiction series with a science and/or climate theme. Fox’s “Cosmos” won four Emmys, including “Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming.” Showtime’s “Years Of Living Dangerously” won the top award, “Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series” (along with PBS’s “American Masters”). “Years of Living Dangerously” is the first […]
‘The Environment and Indonesian Communities: Part 1’ – This blog post by the Clinton Foundation highlights the work of Photovoices International as part of the Katingan Project, which was supported by the Clinton Climate Initiative, and empowers local populations to document the way the environment affects core issues in their communities.
We took Otto the orangutan and our rattan baskets with us to Chelsea this year to highlight our involvement in The Katingan Project.
The Katingan Project — which caught the eye of Harrison Ford — pairs a basket-making business with the Indonesian government’s efforts to restore valuable land, employing local villagers along the way.
Harrison Ford may be no stranger to cutting his way through jungles, but in September 2013 his trip to the Katingan Project concession in Central Kalimantan, Borneo, was an eye-opener on the potential of peat swamps to mitigate the impacts of global warming while helping local communities.
The Brides Magazine “Imagination Room” at Brides the Show
A green entrepreneur and his forest conservation company are leading the way with a business model that is not just green and sustainable but has the backing and involvement of the community. Dharsono Hartono, president director of Rimba Makmur Utama, has invested in a restoration project consisting of 217,000 hectares of forest in Katingan.