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Our blog team aims to provide concise, and intellectually stimulating articles. Each article tackles a different topic related to the notion of impact and gives you tips on how to get involved in sustainable projects, social enterprises and link our work to ongoing endeavours.
—Fast Fashion: A Toxic Relationship
—EIA: A Utopia Or The Future? An Artificial Island That Could Change Migrants’ Fate
The migrant crisis that began in 2015 is far from being over. At different levels, initiatives have been proposed to tackle the issue of migration between Europe and Africa. In this article we draw your attention on an innovative Deutsch proposal made by Theo Deutinger and his architectural firm: Europe in Africa, an artificial island in the Mediterranean to welcome refugees.
—Lessons Learnt: Using Ebola To Inform Responses To Covid-19
At Furity, we explore how lessons learnt from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa from 2014-2016 can help inform responses to the current Covid-19 pandemic. Drawing on expertise from the British Medical Journal and The Lancet, Furity examines the efficacy and equality of immunisation, whilst using the Ebola vaccine experience as a resource for educating the international community.
—Securing Success And Sustainability: Furity’s Top 12 Tips For NGOs
We at Furity have curated a list of tips from leading experts within the third sector to help guide and inform readers about the qualities needed to secure NGO success and sustainability.
—Veganuary: Not A Trend, An Opportunity
Since 2014, Veganuary has inspired and supported more than one million people in over 192 countries to try vegan for the month of January, and beyond. The aim is to end animal farming, protect the planet and improve the quality of human and animal life. We at FURITY explore this phenomenon and it’s enduring appeal.
—Creating A Positive Impact In The Face Of Covid-19
Check out our newest blog piece about ‘Creating a Positive Impact in the Face of Covid-19’.
Due to the current Covid-19 pandemic, thousands across the UK will have empty pockets this Christmas. To help relieve the current socio-economic crisis, we at FURITY have curated a list of opportunities that can help you help others…
—Shapings One’s Perspective
World University Service of Canada (WUSC) is an organization that envisions an equitable and sustainable future in which the youth, especially young women and refugees, are empowered to secure a good quality of life for themselves, their families, and their communities…
—Why Should We Care About Others?
An action is often described as altruistic in two senses. It can be described as an act that benefits others, regardless of motivation. However, the more widely accepted definition, and the one tackled by many philosophers, is that altruistic actions are those that are motivated by a desire to benefit someone other than oneself …
— My Volunteering Experience: Migrants Organise
During my first year of university I eagerly attended many academic talks/conferences around my personal interests of social and health challenges. I listened to powerful stories and innovative solutions for issues ranging from sustainable food systems to healthcare access for migrants and whilst I left these events feeling inspired and motivated, I did not pursue my thoughts with action…
— Helping Yourself To Then Help Others
In an age where mental health is a subject increasingly occupying the forefront of our minds, headlining major articles both online and in print, and being registered and acknowledged as a very real and very important issue on a broad social and political scale, it becomes increasingly ironic that what is being preached is often not put into practice …
— Migration And Refugees: The Role And Responsability Of The Eu
In the past few years, the number of refugees arriving in Europe has increased exponentially leading to a migrant crisis. Most refugees flee their country because of armed conflict or political persecution in countries like Syria, Afghanistan, or Iraq …
— Business And Social Good: Is Capitalism On The Right Track?
The youth today are increasingly worried about environmental and social issues: this has a direct effect on how Millennials and Gen Zs are spending their money. For example, 64% of Gen Zs and a comparable percentage of Millenials prefer to buy sustainable brands …
— A Quick Introduction To Effective Altruism
Effective altruism is a movement whose core idea is that if one were to choose to spend their energy in doing good, this energy should be focused on solutions which maximize the positive impact they can make…