Savvy Elephant News — Social Equity

Sustainability Requires Social Equity and Celebrating Hispanic Heritage is Important

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Sustainability Requires Social Equity and Celebrating Hispanic Heritage is Important

There is no sustainability without social equity. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage with Revolución, 30 days of virtual multi media events celebrating Latin excellence with exciting discussion panels, people spotlights and interesting articles.  Now more than ever we need to embrace diversity.

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Gender Equality and Sustainability

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Gender Equality and Sustainability

August 26th is Women's Equality Day established by Congress in 1971 to celebrate the progress women made for equal rights. Today, it is more important then ever to remember that the fight is not over. Gender inequality is still an issue and measured by three indexes; reproductive health, empowerment, and the labor market. Leveling the playing field between men and women will improve the overall quality of life throughout the world. 

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What Does it Mean to be a Humanitarian

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What Does it Mean to be a Humanitarian

The Merriam Webster dictionary defines humanitarian, "As a person promoting human welfare and social reform", but it goes much deeper than that. For some it is a calling and they risk their lives traveling to conflict zones or areas affected by natural disasters to help others.

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Celebrate National Book Lovers Day

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Celebrate National Book Lovers Day

August 9th was National Book Lovers Day and we want to acknowledge and celebrate the power of books. Books can transport you to another time or another place. Books can inspire you or challenge you.  Books are an opportunity to learn and explore. Books come in so many formats, audio, digital, picture, graphic that anyone can find something just right for them. If you haven't picked up a book in a while we encourage you to do so. It will not only change your life, but those around you.

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Sustainable Textiles for Your Home

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Sustainable Textiles for Your Home

Momentum is growing to stop fast fashion. Issues related to social equity; the lack of safe working conditions and low wages, throughout the world. The toll manufacturing is taking on natural resources. The rising level of pollution and the amount of waste getting added to landfills.  But fashion is not the only culprit and today we want to start a conversation around textiles in your home.

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