How to make transnational companies accountable?

It is our belief at ChangeMaker.land that policy makers in the European Union, and around the world, need to commit to the effective safeguarding of fundamental rights. As we focus on positive impact in business, we specifically see that they have a duty to create a binding treaty to hold...

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Transforming Our World: The European Union & the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

ChangeMakers are realistic – we have big goals, and clear paths working towards them. Where we get our ideas from, and what paths to follow – are influenced by everything, from our direct environment of family and friends, to big international commitments.

It is easy to look at a big...

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Not So Sweet Sugar

Sugar production and consumption is increasing globally, as is the awareness of excessive consumption. But most are unaware of the consequences of sugar cane production itself.

We were investigating on behalf of a client recently.

Working conditions:

  • forced labour
  • child labour
  • lack of job...
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The Chicken, without an Egg

Poultry meat consumption is growing at an exceptional rate. According to FAO, it will overtake pork meat before 2020.

Main supplier of poultry meat in the world is reported to be coming from Thailand. [i]

This was not always the case, and when we look back to tipping points in the industry,...

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Palm Oil Leaves Fingerprints

ChangeMakers like us look to the big and small elements of positive impact around us, and clearly one of the daily instances of challenge to a fair and green world is something we can interact with multiple times, even before we get to the office in the morning. Palm Oil, from a breakfast bread...

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The European Union: Bringing the world together to ensure no one is left behind.

As the humble founder of a small enterprise, I realise how difficult it is to get a lot of needs met, while serving different goals. Even though I have the one vision, to use agroecology as a tool for making better chocolate with cacao farming development – it is, in the end, a mastery of...

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How Orange Juice is Sour

‘When life throws you lemons, make orange juice. It will leave them wondering how the hell you did it’ – an interesting quote that makes ChangeMakers really think, especially when they look at the orange juice market.

Orange juice is the most popular variety of fruit juice...

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Absolute Supermarket Power

Baron Acton first said ‘Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.’

He followed this up with lessor known statement: ‘And remember, where you have a concentration of power in a few hands, all too frequently men with the mentality of gangsters get control....

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How to Bring Positive Impact to Work

This is part of a 12 month Series with the Women's Speaker Foundation and Unternehmensgruen.  Lyss is proud to contribute and to take part.  Please take time to read the answers to her interview below, and visit the above links to learn from her counterparts in the rest of the...

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Sustainable Finance

They can finally keep pace with ChangeMakers with Developments in Green Financial Management, Thanks to FGN Green Economy Research.

An increasing number of ChangeMakers, associations, NGOs, thinkthanks and initiatives are interested in the development of a green financial economy that will...

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