Blog Archive

FILM: Sharing Community in the Philippines

This is a film about farmers in the Philippines defending their livelihoods and their environment against unsustainable consumption by bringing back ‘Bayanihan’ – a Filipino tradition of community sharing and unity. ​

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5 ways to continue sustainable consumption after World Consumer Rights Day

This year, the theme of World Consumer Rights Day is ‘The Sustainable Consumer’. Here are five ways that Green Action Week partners are already showing the way by promoting sharing community.

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FILM: Sharing Community in Brazil

This is a film about Brazilians pushing back against unsustainable consumerism by creating “sharing and solidarity networks” between farmers in the field, shoppers in a cafe, and children in school.

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Green Action Week 2019: Week One

Round-up of the first week of groups across the world campaigning for sustainable consumption by building a sharing community.

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MYTHS about Sustainable Consumption

Does ‘sustainable consumption’ only mean people in rich countries using sharing apps and choosing which straw to buy for their drink?

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‘Sharing Community’ in my language

“આપ-લે નો ઓટલો” or “Cadena de favores”? The sharing community we need for people and planet is not new – local communities have their own names for it and they are reigniting those cultures as part of Green Action Week.

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