New Decade – New Goals
One of the main ideas behind #agoodcommunity is to inspire people to do more in their everyday lives. We know that not everyone can afford their own solar-panels or electric cars but we can all do something to contribute to a greener way of life.
Kicking off a new decade where we need to accelerate individual climate action, we have compiled a list of 10 tangible things you can do to contribute to that much-needed system change.
A Tiny House: The Journey Towards Sustainable Living
A Good Community delves into the fascinating movement of Tiny Houses. Life partners Alejandra & Love could never find the summer cabin that had it all – water, electricity, accessibility to public transport and space-effectivity. So they decided to build their own from scratch – in the most affordable, waste-free and conscious way possible.
A Good Company welcomes world-class professional climber Matilda Söderlund as our new ambassador.
"Climbing is closely connected to nature, so being an advocate for nature and climate is therefore an important aspect for me as a professional climber."
Oscar Johansson, mathematician, entrepreneur and one of the most progressive machine learning experts around. He is also famous for having pulled both his hamstrings in the same race as he won a national gold medal in the 4x100m relay.
Meet Monika Poppy who embodies the fact that style and sustainable consumption can indeed go hand in hand. The London-based sustainable influencer, public speaker and founder of ever-inspiring blog Sustainabilityiscool shares her thoughts on education and inspiration when it comes to driving the sustainability agenda forward.
We met with Thomas Sjölin who is the CEO of Asendia for Nordics and The Benelux area. A genuine thought-leader within logistics, supply and the future or transportation solutions.
Meet Jira Seow, enigmatic team member of Splash without the Trash, an Australian non-profit organization taking the helm on cleaning up our beaches.
Meet globalist chocolatier Hernan Lauber, founder of oodaalolly small batch chocolate, a sustainably sourced bean-to-bar chocolate brand.
"My passions in life are learning new things, gaining new experiences, building and creating. When those 3 things merge into one, that’s my happy place."
Join us for Green November!
A Good Company is not taking part in Black Friday. Instead, we are celebrating Green November.
This is how we are going to handle Black Friday. No need to wake up early. No need to make a quick decision that you might regret later.
Helena Helmersson, currently Chief Operating Officer, H&M Group and former Head of Sustainability and Production, in a profound conversation about circularity, what large companies can do to transform and her best insights on the future of cotton. Helena is rewarded as a "Influential Leaders” by AACSB 2019.
World-famous supermodel and business-owner Karlina Caune shares her theories on how we can all influence the behaviour of the people around us for the better. She also reveals that if she was President of Utopia, she would implement an extensive tax on plastic!
We had a chat with the energetic Lucy Fenn at the Kind Festival in London, founded by Kim de los Reyes. Lucy spends her days working with criminal law and finding time for her passion: yoga!
Kim de los Reyes
Globalist Kim de los Reyes is the force of nature behind the Kind Festival which premiered in London in September, 2019. Focusing on connecting people who all want to contribute to making earth a better place, Kim has created a platform for discussions and dialogues on sustainable food, travel, health, wellbeing and, of course, commerce.
We met the the enthusiastic and multi-talented Lynda D'aboh at the Kind Festival in London where she moderated the Clean Beauty panel, talking about sustainable wellbeing. She has one foot in the sustainable travel industry and another as the creator of Wonderlusting, a blog that covers topics like sustainable beauty, health, travel and food.
Legendary DJ and TV-personality Peter Siepen in a conversation about family, mental health, second-hand wear and what we can all do to influence our own behaviour.
Meet Reinaldo Donatti who runs a Montessori school in Poland and who is passionate about what we as individuals can do to fight climate change. According to Reinaldo, it all starts with creating an environment for children were they feel empowered to go out and be the change. A society fighting climate change is comprised by individuals who all feel that they can contribute and feel a responsibility - that is what Reinaldo is trying to instill in the children attending his school.
Meet Massimo Plaino, a university professor from Udine in Northern Italy. He thinks that young people today need to become even more involved in what will happen on a global level during the coming 20 years, specifically in terms of climate change. "We need to start with the youngest generation to guide them".
Filmmaker Tommy Gärdh talks about his passions; nature and photography. He also shares the experience of when he produced a documentary on sustainable development in cities around the world for WWF International.
A conversation with Líege Cogo, a Brazilian-Italian passionate about the Amazon. Talking about the fires ravaging in the Amazon forest, she encourages the global community: "Climate change is something that we as humans have created and is also something that we as humans can also collectively improve. It may take a lot of years but we have to be positive and take action as an individual."
Inspiring and competitive, Niklas leads the way within real estate and together with Fredrik Eklund he founded the prestige agency ESNY. Niklas has both a global mindset and a very clear view on how we can tackle the challenge of climate change: "Education is the first step, but also encouraging people to do whatever they can to make the world a better place."
Online shopping is generally more environmentally friendly than traditional shopping, but we are still very conscious about our environmental impact. This is why we compensate each order and end up with a positive carbon footprint