£3 million gift to National Trust secures conservation of over a hundred historic artworks

Conservation of some of the National Trust’s most significant collections has been given a huge boost thanks to a gift of £3 million from the Royal Oak Foundation.  The Royal Oak Foundation is an American charity, founded in 1973 by the National Trust, whose mission is to raise awareness and advance the work of the Trust by inspiring support from the United States.   The gift, which will support collections conservation for the next five years, has been made in honour of the Trust’s 125th anniversary and will fund major…

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Make the Invisible Visible: Catalyst #BiasCorrect For International Women’s Day 2021 Campaign Asks Challenging Questions

Catalyst is observing International Women’s Day (IWD) 2021 by challenging companies to join its #BiasCorrect “Make the Invisible Visible” global campaign, providing virtual backgrounds that encourage courageous conversations about unconscious bias in meetings. Catalyst research shows that invisible barriers for women in the workplace, particularly women of color, have proliferated in remote working during the pandemic: 1 in 5 women has felt ignored and overlooked by coworkers during virtual meetings; 45% of women business leaders say it’s difficult for women to speak up in virtual meetings; and 1 in 5 working…

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Brits are creating the highest demand for fruit and vegetables this century

Healthy-minded Brits are creating the biggest demand for fruit and vegetables this century, latest sales data can reveal. Since the first lockdown started last year, stay-at-home Brits with more time on their hands have been able to spend more time at home cooking. The trend has been noticed at Tesco stores across the UK, many of which are seeing record-breaking weekly demand for healthy vegetables, fruit and salad. Among the most popular being bought are: Maris Piper potatoes – up by 60 per cent on a year ago Limes –…

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Old Spice & Secret Are First Large Brands to Launch Refillable Antiperspirant Cases Made With No Single-Use Plastic Packaging

In an effort to help reduce plastic waste, Secret and Old Spice are launching innovative refillable antiperspirant cases at select retailers nationwide beginning February 2021. Additionally, both brands will expand their offering of Aluminum Free deodorants in recyclable paper tube packaging made of 90 percent recycled paperboard, certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). The easy-to-use, refillable cases, manufactured with no single use plastic, include a refill made with 100% FSC certified paperboard packaging. Available in refillable antiperspirant, the first from a major brand, this new product line now offers…

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DKT International Spotlights International Women’s Day Activations and Celebrates Female Employees Making an Impact on Global Family Planning Access

DKT International, one of the largest providers of family planning products and services in the developing world, is dedicated to enhancing the lives of women around the world by empowering them with the ability to decide whether or when to become parents. In alliance with International Women’s Day (IWD), on March 8, DKT seeks to celebrate women and raise awareness about inequities they may face, including wide-scale protection of sexual & reproductive health rights. This IWD, DKT International will be conducting both in person and digital activations around the world…

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