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Eating Mindfully in a Digital World

Eating Mindfully in a Digital World

Sarah Nicole Edwards, Founder, Copper + Cloves & Health Coach, is on a mission to prove that eating well does not mean boring or restrictive food. Sarah studied with the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and is a certified Health and Wellness Coach. She uses a […]

A Humane Intervention

A Humane Intervention

Designer and co-founder of design house, Unlike Design Co. (www.unlike.in), Harpreet Padam graduated from the Accessory Design Department at the National Institute of Fashion Technology, New Delhi in 1999. Harpreet and his partner at Unlike, Lavanya Asthana, a communication design graduate from the National Institute […]

The Feminine Gaze

The Feminine Gaze

How do we find our calling? In a two-part series, we look at pioneering women from the Indian subcontinent who went against the grain to follow their heart, defying odds and setbacks. Occupying centerstage at the first Marriott TED Fellows Salon to be hosted in […]

A ‘Sui’ in Time

A ‘Sui’ in Time

Third generation entrepreneur Mahima Gujral’s love for travel is the inspiration behind her fresh sustainable indi luxe label, Sui by Sue Mue I opened the small box. Bundled with the brochures were a couple of swatches of soft hemp and organic cotton, an up cycled […]

The Forest Whisperer

The Forest Whisperer

The first time I met Shubhendu Sharma, the disarmingly unassuming engineer-turned-forest planter, it was hard to conceive the scale of what he has achieved. Since its inception, in 2011, the Bangalore-based Afforestt, a for-profit social enterprise, has helped plant more than 100 tiny and big forests […]

The Summer Skin and Hair Special

The Summer Skin and Hair Special

We ask founders of popular and eclectic sustainable skincare and haircare brands to pick their favourites for the hot season Summer. A belligerent sun and relentless humidity whip up a potent cocktail of frizz and shine. But it isn’t only the mere mortals who struggle […]