How can design hack the world’s oldest profession? Despite what some wits would tell you, agriculture is the world’s oldest real profession: over 10,000 years old. But how can an industry so crucial to human civilization update itself for an urban, disaster prone, high-risk globalised 21st century? It’s the distance your food has to travel to your plate- sometimes tens of thousands of miles- which … Continue reading Could the Future of Farming be Urban?
The beginning of 2013 brought IKEA, ’the Swedish furniture giant’, significant problems. The company was ‘dragged into the European horse meat scandal’ after authorities from multiple countries ‘have discovered horse meat in Swedish meatballs labeled as beef and pork.’ This article will focus and discuss how ethical were IKEA’s actions and response to the occurring situation with a relation to the Ten Principles of the … Continue reading IKEA: How Ethical Were Its Actions Towards The Meat Scandal?