CDC is closed. Welcome to Haut de Gamme

Dear all, CdC is an old outdated project. I am looking forward to welcoming you at Haut de Gamme, my new site. Best wishes, Andreja

Also Waldorf-Astoria New York now into beekeeping

Hotels and restaurants have become a hive of activity in recent years as urban beekeeping grows in popularity on the rooftops of some of the most iconic landmarks around the world. The latest to join the beekeeping trend is the Waldorf-Astoria New York, which welcomed this spring 20,000 new guests to their rooftop penthouse where … Continue reading

Fair trade spirits

Fair trade moves from coffee to spirits with the Fair Trade Spirits Company. FAIR. announces the rise of transparent and sustainable ethics in ultra premium spirits. By associating the best French distillers with local cooperatives in the developing world, FAIR. aims to bring consumers the finest spirits possible produced from Fair Trade ingredients. They believe … Continue reading

Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is making a global commitment to plant 10 million trees

As Earth week kicks off, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts is making a global commitment to plant 10 million trees as part of its long term efforts to support sustainability. The 10 Million Trees initiative will now form the cornerstone of the company’s substantial existing corporate social responsibility program. “For 50 years, our company logo has depicted … Continue reading

Domingo Tótora’s bowls

The beauty of Domingo Tótora’s work not only manifests itself in the final product that one might acquire, but in the process itself. From the designer’s philosophy and respect of the environment, the location of the studio and the way the work is produced, all the way to the final product. NA certified sustainable process, recycled … Continue reading

Ecoffee – contributing to balance of ecology, equity, economy

Even with simple everyday actions, such as the breakfast coffee, you can contribute to the balance of sustainability’s three E – ecology, equity, economy – thus giving a strong impetus to a sustainable development. Inspired by this simple but key fact, a young Italian entrepreneur, Norman Cescut founder of Desita – an Italy based consulting … Continue reading