Kantibai's husband died after drinking the chemicals he used to farm with. After his death Kantibai discovered her family was in debt.
This has become a familiar story in India where nearly 300,000 farmers killed themselves to get out of debt between 1995 and 2011. In the state of Maharashtra … more
The word crisis in Chinese is composed of two ideograms wej-ji which respectively mean danger and opportunity.
If the first symbol did not exist the second would not make sense because each one of us in a condition of well-being does not ask questions and lives in pleasure without any worries. … more
This is the story of Yusuf and Baldev. Two young friends living in Lahore and spending all their time together, as only kids use to.
But suddenly one day their lives change. Their Country is partitioned and overnight Baldev is forced to move to Delhi. Since that moment he is unable to see, play … more
Finally after several months of obscurity on the subject that I have studied for years, something interesting and engaging has been born!
To summarize in three steps my story. I studied business management. I worked for a couple of companies after my education and had to finally flee appalled by the … more
I sometimes ask myself why certain foodstuffs – such as fruits and vegetables are sold at a low price.
The Price has become a new philosophy of life for consumers and a new sales policy for farmers and distributors.
Day after day the food found on our plates is becoming more globalized in terms of where they come from: tomatoes from Foggia, the beautiful bananas from Cameroon, avocadoes of Venezuela, tasty mangoes from Senegal, fish frommore
For 16 years I have owned my own industrial design and research studio so I became very exposed to factories, production workers and manufactured goods.
Over the years I became progressively more and more interested in the wider issues and stories behind … more
This gallery contains 11 photos.
These images are a part of a continuing series by Shaun Fynn documenting work, workers and their environment. This factory based near Coimbatore, India, specializes in the manufacture of garments specifically for the export market and utilizes sophisticated methods of automation as well as manual labour. It is also an example of a pristine manufacturing environment … more
A new consciousness is arising worldwide.
It reflects the consideration that sometimes we buy products that come from workers exploitation and a supply chain which funds other more or less obscure interests.
Have you ever heard about "blood diamonds"? Not yet? This link to Amnesty International website may help you. … more
A company that deserves to be mentioned here – on The Human Marketing website – is a company that not only focuses on the bottom line, but most importantly focuses on other values and a social vision, which we believe in (see our philosophy).
For many good reasons SOLO Eyewear … more