There’s been something fishy going on lately, with lots of marine life stories in the news. From an Australian diver escaping a shark attack by poking it in the eye to the discovery of a living shark from pre-historic times in Japan, or the great Jade & Shilpa whale pronunciation debate (whale vs waaaaaaaalll), and [...]Read more
I had a relaxing morning today enjoying a pot of delicious green tea with Sharyn Wortman, CEO and tea lady at Today Was Fun. We first came across Today Was Fun during the judging for the Green Awards (they later won the award for Best Use of Copy) when they entered their Green Green Tea. [...]Read more
We spent most of this week working on the Atlas of Ideas Conference which took place on Wednesday and Thursday at the IET on Savoy Place. Demos had attracted an amazing array of speakers and delegates to the conference, which focused on the emerging economies of China, India and South Korea and the incredible rates [...]Read more
After a fantastic first year, the Observer Ethical Awards in association with Ecover are back! This is your chance to vote for your favourites in the world of ethical and sustainable issues. We have some new categories this year, including Politician of the Year and Fashion Item of the Year which should provoke some interesting [...]Read more
Went to a fantastic reception on Thursday evening aboard the SS Robin, the only working ship of its kind left in the world. The history of the ship is amazing and well worth investigating. The ship is used as a gallery and for a variety of events, but this one was of particular interest as [...]Read more
We’re always keeping our eyes peeled for useful new resources for suppliers and news, and one of the best around right now is the Green Directory. It’s a great combination of fun, ethical shopping and heavyweight research – you can even upload your thesis if you’re up for some academic feedback. As you’ll see, we [...]Read more
A very happy new year to you!
We hope that 2006 treated you well, and that 2007 will be even better.
The past year has been action packed here at Seventeen Events, from planning the first Observer Ethical Awards at the start of the year through to the Green Awards at the [...]