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Truth Behind The Label: Is This A Faster Way To Find It?

This isn’t very scientific, but it is a fun study in what the true values and priorities of organisations might be through the lens of their surface presentation. In my last post I noted my immediate visceral response to the … Continue reading

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A moment of tea angst, and a weekly shop that is taking way longer than it should be.

“In decision making, the rationality of individuals is limited by the information they have, the cognitive limitations of their minds, and the finite amount of time they have to make decisions” – Herbert Simon OK, this is my first weekly shop … Continue reading

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Corporate vs Personal Responsibility

Here’s the thing about some of our less conscious Corporations.  They love Corporate Social Responsibility.  It doesn’t work without Personal Social Responsibility though. What I mean is this:  It isn’t about the charters and sustainability agreements the palm oil suppliers sign up to.   It’s about the personal … Continue reading

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Current Conclusion on Sustainable Palm Oil

So from last post’s research, comments and conclusions, it turns out there is most likely a dead orang-utan in my peanut butter sandwich. Strangely, this can be true even though my peanut butter has been lovingly crafted from ‘Sustainable’ palm … Continue reading

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Why we don’t have influence, and the first place to start

So here’s the first challenge of political shopping: Where on earth to start with it?? Because without starting, we can’t have influence. And without influence, nothing changes. So I guess I am starting where it usually makes sense to start: … Continue reading

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First Do No Harm

OK, first post.  Where to start? First Do No Harm. This isn’t just for doctors.  I think we all have the capacity to heal, and the opportunity to bring our lives, our communities and our systems back to health and … Continue reading

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