When thinking about human trafficking, the first thing I remembered was a movie from 1975, by Pier Paolo Pasolini: “Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom“. Salò and human trafficking have much in common, and yet, the reality is way crueler … Continue reading Human Trafficking is there – and we all know about it
The world develops, people continue learning from historical facts and experience, but certain things remain the same. Or just about the same. Those who never heard of child labour – no, those who never heard of children working in toy factories, you can cast … Continue reading World Day against Child Labour just happened and what did we do?
Am I responsible for the person that manufactures my clothes? I don’t know the person, but I know that most likely this person lives on the other side of the world. Maybe in Bangladesh. I know that most of my … Continue reading Slave of Fashion
Almost 4000 babies were born with Microcephaly since October, 2015 in Brazil. Although not confirmed yet, the birth defect is result of the Zika virus, transmitted by the mosquito Aedes Aegypti (the same responsible for Dengue virus). However, the World … Continue reading The Zika Virus – What is the danger?
Corporate Social Responsibility is a company’s recognition of its impact on society, natural environment, and economy (Langton, Robbins, & Judge, 2013, p. 455). In order to achieve a high standard in being social responsible, companies have been following what is … Continue reading What is CSR?
The 11th Hour documentary, produced by Leonardo DiCaprio, shows us many aspects of what humans have caused to the environment today. The 11th hour refers to the last hour of the day; it illustrates the short period of time that … Continue reading The 11th Hour
Yesterday, January 05, 2014, Bill Gates blog, Gate’s Notes, announced a machine that promises to turn feces into drinking water and electricity. Yes, that is what you have read. Feces into water – drinking water. The idea itself is really … Continue reading Feces into drinking water?
Digital waste is an issue that is now impossible to hide from. Every year millions of people buy a new digital device. A new technology. A … Continue reading Ghana and e-waste
Durban is a city located in the developing country of South Africa. The city has serious challenges coming with the climate change, and it is considered vulnerable to extreme weather events, such as floods or droughts, creating a problem with … Continue reading Climate Change in Durban, South Africa
Let’s think about how governments and businesses can work to achieve all the rights / environmental justice that poor communities and / or developing countries need in order to grow. A few factors classify an area as poor. The classification varies … Continue reading Utopia – Investment in Poor Communities