January 2007

Whale mania

Posted by louise on Friday, January 26th, 2007

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 [...]

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Today Was Fun

Posted by andrew on Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

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. [...]

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Atlas of Ideas Conference

Posted by andrew on Friday, January 19th, 2007

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 [...]

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Observer Ethical Awards

Posted by andrew on Tuesday, January 16th, 2007

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 [...]

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Fairtrade in Tower Hamlets

Posted by andrew on Sunday, January 14th, 2007

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 [...]

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Green Directory

Posted by andrew on Wednesday, January 10th, 2007

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 [...]

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Happy New Year!

Posted by andrew on Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

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 [...]

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