March events and content ideas for ethical and sustainable brands

March is just around the corner, so you know what that means… Time to dust off your party hats because my birthday’s coming up (on the 2nd) ?!

Of course, there are plenty of other exciting things happening next month too ? so here’s a roundup of my favorite international events coming up along with content ideas for you to make your own for your conscious brand:

(Don’t forget to read all the way to the end for some extra events you could post about)

? March 1st: Zero Discrimination Day


Highlight the different types of discrimination, how your business practices aim to avoid discrimination, your own experiences with discrimination, etc.

? March 3rd: World Wildlife Day

#WorldWildlifeDay #WWD2023

Share facts about the importance of preserving our wildlife for a more sustainable future. Highlight your favorite activists & initiatives working hard to do just that.

? March 8th: International Women’s Day

#IWD2023 #WomensDay2023 #InternationalWomensDay2023

Share facts, figures, quotes on women’s rights. Highlight the work of individuals, organizations & brands fighting for women’s rights. Talk about how your brand supports women’s rights.

✨ March 15th: World Consumer Rights Day


Share some of the actions you are taking to ensure consumer rights are upheld & respected. This year’s theme is Clean Energy Transitions, so you could also talk about the importance of “affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy”.

♻️ March 18th: Global Recycling Day


Share tips on what to recycle & how, facts about waste & recycling, your favorite recycled alternatives to commonly bought items…

? March 20th: International Happiness Day

#InternationalHappinessDay #InternationalDayOfHappiness

Share a quote about happiness, or your favorite ways to boost your happiness in tough times. Post about what makes you happy & ask your followers what makes them happy.

? March 22nd: World Water Day


Highlight the importance of safe, accessible water around the world, and initiatives or innovations working to do just that. You can find plenty of interesting figures on water safety on the UN’s World Water Day page.

? March 25th: Earth Hour


This year’s Earth Hour has a new twist: share different eco-friendly 60-minute activities your community could participate in during Earth Hour, beyond just turning off their lights.

? March 30th: International Day of Zero Waste


Share your top tips to reduce waste, from zero-waste cooking to alternatives to single-use items, etc.

? March 31st: International Trans Day of Visibility

#TDoV #TransDayOfVisibility

Celebrate the lives and contributions of trans people throughout history, highlight the work of Trans eco-activists, or shine the light on the challenges the community still faces, and organizations to support.

??‍? All month: Women’s History Month (US, UK, Australia)

Share facts, figures, quotes, and resources on key female figures throughout history, especially those from historically oppressed and marginalized communities who are too often overlooked – namely Trans women and Women of Color. Discuss the importance of gender equality, the progress that has been made, and the areas we still need to improve upon today.

Here are a few additional dates of note that you could give your own twist to on social media this March:

All month: Bisexual Health Awareness Month, Endometriosis Awareness Month
March 1st: World Seagrass Day, World Compliment Day
March 4th: World Obesity Day, World Engineering Day for Sustainable Development
March 5th: International Day for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation Awareness
March 12th + 26th: Daylight Saving Time
March 14th: International Day of Mathematics, Pi Day (π)
March 15th: International Day to Combat Islamophobia
March 17th: St Patrick’s Day
March 20th: 1st day of Spring, World Sparrow Day, World Frog Day, World Rewilding Day, French Language Day
March 21st-27th: Week of Solidarity with the Peoples Struggling against Racism and Racial Discrimination
March 21st: International Day of Forests, World Poetry Day, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, World Down Syndrome Day, World Planting Day, World Wood Day
March 22nd: World Water Day, International Seal Day, beginning of Ramadan
March 23rd: World Meteorological Day
March 24th: World Tuberculosis Day
March 25th: International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery & the Transatlantic Slave Trade
March 27th: World Theater Day
March 29th: World Piano Day

Looking to get a fresh set of eyes on your accounts or to outsource your social media management, content creation, and/or ad campaigns to someone who shares your values so you can focus on running your purpose-driven business…

You can also set up a free discovery call with me to talk about it together, commitment-free.

Thank you for reading all the way here! Here are my favorite links to find upcoming international and national events, feel free to check them out: