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A moment of change

by On Purpose London

2020 has brought significant political, social and economic disruption in many areas of society. It is a moment of change that will lead to fundamental shifts in the world going forward - both bad and good.We’ll be speak
10/29/2020

Consumerism: Has COVID-19 changed our spending habits for the better?

Season 1, Ep. 3
Social isolation has given us reason to reflect and reevaluate many things – not least our consumer habits, and the impact our purchases have on the planet and on humanity. During this episode we’ll be speaking to three guests leading the charge on sustainable living to understand more about the impact of COVID-19 on our spending habits, both good and bad, and more crucially whether we expect these changes to continue into the future.<br/>Our speakers are Natasha Parker, Head of Compassion Not Consumerism at Global Action Plan, Jarvis Smith co-founder of My Green Pod and Sarah Divall, a creative partner at the environmental charity Hubbub.<br/>Useful links:Don’t Change video:https://youtu.be/4OmBVeewmjYGlobal Action Plan film mentioned by Natasha: Flickers of the Future https://www.globalactionplan.org.uk/compassion-not-consumerism/flickers-final-fiveCampaign to Stop Targeted Advertising to Kids https://www.globalactionplan.org.uk/compassion-not-consumerism/stop-targeted-advertising-to-kidsGet My Slice:https://getmyslice.page.link/yDtq3mhM683hVD6d6<br/>Books mentioned:Humankind by Rutger Bregman https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/humankind-9781408898932/How Bad Are Bananas? : The carbon footprint of everything by Mike Berners-Lee https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Mike-Berners-Lee/How-Bad-Are-Bananas--The-carbon-footprint-of-everything/24708373 Drawdown : The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming by Paul Hawken https://www.hive.co.uk/Product/Paul-Hawken/Drawdown--The-Most-Comprehensive-Plan-Ever-Proposed-to-Re/21910985The Fragile Earth: Writing from the New Yorker on Climate Change https://harpercollins.co.uk/products/the-fragile-earth-writing-from-the-new-yorker-on-climate-change?variant=32600769232974