Global Trends 2020

Businesses and charities call for a green recovery

As the UK government begins to lift lockdown, more than 60 businesses and charities have signed an open letter to the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, calling on him to ensure that the recovery prioritises the environment as well as the economy.


Lockdown drives an increase in Shewee sales

Shewees (plastic contraptions used to help women urinate while standing up) have become more popular since lockdown began, with the company reporting a 700% increase in sales. This may be because of the widespread closure of public toilets and places like restaurants, pubs or coffee shops which often let people use their bathrooms.