Loved Ones Of People With Cancer Shave Their Heads For Rankin Photoshoot

These striking black and white images show the parents, partners and loved ones of people with cancer seconds after having all their hair shaved off – in a bid to help others with the disease. The emotive portrait series by world-famous Rankin, who lost his mother Anne to lung cancer in 2005, captures the poignant stories that drive Macmillan Cancer Support’s Brave the Shave campaign. The fundraiser sees thousands shave their heads in support or in memory of people affected by cancer and raises millions of pounds to enable the…

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UNWTO Code of Ethics for Tourism becomes an International Convention

The member States of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) approved today a historical document – the UNWTO Framework Convention on Tourism Ethics. The Convention, approved at the 22nd UNWTO General Assembly transforms the Code of Ethics for Tourism into an international convention, the first in the life of the Organization. The Convention covers the responsibilities of all stakeholders in the development sustainable tourism, providing a framework that recommends an ethical and sustainable modus operandi, including the right to tourism, the freedom of movement for tourists and the rights of employees…

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Rainbow Road and Canadian Government help get LGBTQ+ people out from Chechnya

In April, the international community started hearing more reports of violence and hatred being shown by the Goverment of Chechnya to their LGBTQ+ people. The Government denied this by parroting the ridiculous statement that they couldn’t be persecuting the LGBTQ+ people in the country because according to them they just didn’t exist. The Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has repeated several time that there are any gay or bisexual people in the country, they just don’t exist. The obvious danger to LGBTQ+ people caused Canadian human rights organisation Rainbow Road to…

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Unilever acquires Pukka Herbs

Multinational Unilever has purchased organic and ethiical tea company Pukka Herbs. Pukka Herbs Ltd was founded in 2001 by Tim Westwell and Sebastian Pole. With 100% certified, organic and ethically sourced ingredients, Pukka’s health and wellness philosophy centres around benefitting people, plants and planet. This represents a clear synergy with Unilever’s own sustainable living plan. The pioneering British brand has a turnover of over £30m and growth of around 30%. It is also growing rapidly across Europe and the US. According to Euromonitor 2016, Pukka is the fastest growing organic…

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Dove and Shonda Rhimes Release “Meet Diana”

“I’m not interested in hiding it,” says Diana Wright, the subject of the latest film from Dove Real Beauty Productions, referring to her prosthesis. “It’s beautiful. It’s me – and it doesn’t hold me back. In fact, when I look at it I’m reminded that beauty is perseverance in the face of adversity. Beauty is strength. Beauty is confidence. I want my girls to know that.” Dove Real Beauty Productions and Creative Director Shonda Rhimes have teamed up to release their third film together titled “Meet Diana.” The 3-minute video…

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