World’s 10 best ethical travel destinations for 2015

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Each year, Ethical Traveler reviews the policies and practices of the world’s developing nations, then selects the ten that are doing the best job of preserving their environment, promoting human rights and creating a sustainable, community-based tourism industry.

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Ethical, Zero-Waste, Slavery-Free Fashion from Cambodia.

Elephant Journal

This Cambodian company is the only completely zero-waste fashion company on the market—and that translates to a ton of benefit for the planet.

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Part 1: One of History’s Earliest Ethical Vegan Voices

Eccorazzi

I recently was surprised to read a striking poem from a millennium ago heroically expressing ethical veganism, reproduced at Gary Francione’s Abolitionist Approach to Animal Rights page on Facebook. Nicholson obviously sympathized with Ma‘arrī’s ethics.

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Why Buying Ethically Seems Expensive (but Actually Isn’t).

Elephant Journal

Sustainable/ethically produced products often seem more expensive than their counterparts here's why. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only economies of scale environmental destruction ethical purchasing factory farming fair trade industrial agriculture industrial capitalism product lifecycle true costs

The Ethics & Responsibilities of Teaching Yoga. ~ Adri Kyser

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Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Yoga bible Bikram ethics Matthew niyamas relationship responsibilities responsibility samadhi student teacher tradition yamas yoga teaching The practice of yoga can both heal and harm. Thus, teaching yoga carries a great deal of responsibility.

Please, Jenna Dewan Tatum, stick to ethical veganism

Eccorazzi

She’s quick to encourage veganism in citing ethical reasoning, and we wish the interview stopped there. LA Times interviewed Jenna Dewan Tatum, and vegans everywhere were excited to add her to the list of vegans to reference in future “ but you can be like” conversations.

James Cromwell On Why He Became an Ethical Vegan

Eccorazzi

The actor opened up about his love for all animals and why he became an ethical vegan over 15 years ago. Read More. Animals Causes Top News Vegan james-cromwell

Confused About Sustainable Fashion? 5 Easy Tips for Buying Ethically.

Elephant Journal

I create and manufacture clothing for a living, and talk with customers often about the hard decisions around buying clothes. Questions like “how can you tell if something is sustainable?” and “What does sustainability even mean?” are always part of the conversation.

Money Energy: Getting our Finances More in Line with our Ethics.

Elephant Journal

Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) earning employment energy ethics finances investing money saving spendingLevel one—We order a latte, the barista spins the iPad around for us to sign, and we have to decide on how much tip to give. We give a dollar because we feel we have no.

Meredith Vieira Goes Vegan for Ethical Reasons

Eccorazzi

Meredith Vieira told Ellen Degeneres that she wanted to go vegan and then she did. Read More. Healthy Living Lifestyle News Top News meredith vieira

Puerto Rico’s La Chiwinha: An Ethical, Global Gathering Place in San Juan

Eco Chic

More than a tea shop, La Chiwinha has established itself as a ‘gathering place’ for individuals seeking ethically sourced, Fair Trade goods from across the world or right in their own back yard.

6 Ways to Teach Kids Ethics & Morality through Reading.

Elephant Journal

The lessons that truly stuck with me about ethics and morality came from storytelling. Sometimes the stories came from. Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Literary Journal Z ADMIN Family Featured Today books kids parenting reading storytelling

World’s 10 best ethical destinations for 2014

Green Traveler Guides

Each year, Ethical Traveler reviews the policies and practices of the world''s developing nations, then selects the ten that are doing the best job of preserving their environment, promoting human rights and creating a sustainable, community-based tourism industry. World’s 10 best ethical destinations for 2014 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides.

21 Ethical Holiday Prezzies for Gift Inspiration!

Eco Chic

We hope this helps you get through your shopping list this year—remember that supporting healthy and ethical companies means you are not only getting a great gift, but you are putting your dollars where your values are. The post 21 Ethical Holiday Prezzies for Gift Inspiration!

Part 2: One of History’s Earliest Ethical Vegan Voices

Eccorazzi

Nicholson notes: “He took his stand with the Buddhists and Jainas on a principle which inspires all his ethics and constitutes his practical religion: the principle of non-injury [ ahiṃsā ]. Guest post by Timothy Conway, PhD. Find Part 1 of this post here.

7 Fab Ethical Fashion Picks from Modcloth!

Eco Chic

I picked 7 ethical fashion pieces that I found particularly on trend for this fall. This feminist-minded brand specializes in fair trade and handmade products that are both beautiful and ethical. The post 7 Fab Ethical Fashion Picks from Modcloth!

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Gorgeous, Ethically Harvested Bespoke Wood Plantation Shutters to Transform Your Home

Eco Chic

We’re fond of S:CRAFT’s ethically sourced hardwood shutters because they not only look stylish, classy, and lovely, but because they’re sustainably harvested and innovative; they conserve a substantial amount energy in your home which means you’ll save money in the long run.

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Ethical consumerism. Doh?

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Recently the term “ethical consumerism” arrived in some places in the media and I just cannot get my head around that oxymoron, which is a little in the league with “green consumerism.” What is ethical on consumption though I know very well where they are coming from and that is with regards to buying ethical goods, like buying green goods, but the point is to buy less stuff rather than to keep buying more and more and more.

Middle East Destination Tops Ethical Tourism Sales

Green Prophet

British ethical tourism pioneers ResponsibleTravel.com has celebrated its tenth birthday by announcing its biggest ten sellers over the last decade – and Middle Eastern destinations top the list. ResponsibleTravel.com customers on holiday in Egypt. Feluccas and Pharoahs, a popular trip.

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10 Steps to Becoming an Ethical & Conscious Consumer.

Elephant Journal

With every dollar we spend we are actively casting votes about what we are willing and not willing to accept from companies and our markets. Blog (always click 4 all blogs

Share, or Shut it Down: A Guide to Boundaries & Spiritual Ethics.

Elephant Journal

And there’s an easy, one-word litmus test that serves well to clear up any ambiguity on the issue: Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today boundaries giving advice guidance guide spiritual ethics uninvited adviceA good rule of thumb is, “what’s yours is yours”—whether that’s your own spiritual insight or your own spiritual privacy.

Can Happiness & Ethics Coexist in the Modern World?

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism Enlightened Society Right Livelihood balance decisions ethics happiness how to be happy modern society technologyThis is the kind of mindless consumerism that contributes to the destruction of the planet. Then again, I am going out on Friday and would feel pretty self-conscious if I don't wear something nice.

The greatest Astroturf of all time – Ethical oil

Green Blog

But the promoters of the Canadian Tar Sands project have seriously pushed the boat out by attempting to label Tar sands oil as “ ethical oil ”. They have chosen to label the Tar sands as “ethical oil” on the basis that it is not “conflict oil” as well Canadians, aren’t they all friendly and green and everything? doesn’t quite fit in with the “ethical oil” image I think. Jokes aside, the fact is there is no such thing as “ethical oil”.

Creole Accents and Conservation Ethics in the Heart of Belize

Wend Magazine

Just past the Guatemala-Belize border, our Guatemalan driver pulled over. Aqui les dejo,” he said. Buen viaje, nos vemos! ” We got out, stretched our legs, and greeted Dirk, the driver of the van waiting to take us to our first project in Belize. Hey mon, how was da drive?”

Ethical Vegetarian Exists On Cheese Pizza for 25 Years

Eccorazzi

As beloved at that cheesy, saucy pie is for most people, I think we can all agree that there’s such a thing as “too much of Read More The post Ethical Vegetarian Exists On Cheese Pizza for 25 Years appeared first on Ecorazzi. Everyone likes pizza, right?

First lab-grown hamburger served, could make the meat-industry more ethical and environmentally friendly

Green Blog

Post hopes that today’s event will show the skeptics that in vitro meat is possible and that it could actually help make the meat industry more ethical and environmentally friendly. The world’s first fully lab-grown hamburger was served at a press conference in London earlier this afternoon.

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Spirituality, Speciesism, and The Ethical Symmetry Gap

Eccorazzi

A sound refutation of the abolitionist worldview would certainly negate its corresponding ethical duties. As Gary Steiner states in Animals and the Limits of Postmodernism, “The origin of ethical principles is not some detached transcendent standpoint.

Investing ethically in the Middle East

Green Prophet

Twinned with this however, is surge in investors looking for more ethical opportunities for their money. The simplest and most obvious route to take is to search for a wealth management company that offers eco-friendly and ethical investment portfolios.

Reporters Notebook: The Ethical Aspects Of Islamic Banking

Green Prophet

A couple of weeks ago, I was asked by a fantastic organisation to look into Islamic banking and how ethical it really is. Whilst I learnt that most Islamic banks may not have the best environmental record , I did discover that they do have some distinct ethical selling points.

Livia Firth Unveils New Ethical Shoe Collection

Eccorazzi

The designer is the first accessories label to create a Green Read More The post Livia Firth Unveils New Ethical Shoe Collection appeared first on Ecorazzi. Good news for “green” shoe lovers!

Nolcha Shows Ethical Fashion at New York Fashion Week S/S 2017

Eco Chic

The Nolcha Shows at New York Fashion Week have come to be synonymous with independent designers—and that includes plenty of talent that is working ethically and sustainably too. The post Nolcha Shows Ethical Fashion at New York Fashion Week S/S 2017 appeared first on Eco-Chick.

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Elephant Academy Autumn Session begins soon.

Elephant Journal

An Online Certificate Apprenticeship in Social Media, Writing, Journalism Ethics & Editing.

deliberateLIFE. The green and ethical magazine for the iPad generation

Green (Living) Review

Furthermore the magazine will bring the reader inspiring stories of organizations and people doing great work, ethically made products that that editors and authors think are worth keeping and many more information on how we can all do our part to build a better tomorrow together.

Shoppers 'ignorant' of multinational names behind ethical brands

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Survey has found that consumers feel very misled, and believe companies should be clearer about ownership by corporate parents When buying the ethical bar of Green and Black's chocolate how many people will be aware that its parent company is Kraft.

Hear What Fashion Experts Say About Ethics & Design on New Conscious Chatter Podcast

Eco Chic

So, I was elated to learn that Kestrel Jenkins at AWEARworld started Conscious Chatter : a podcast for those of us totally infatuated with new ways of looking at, and encountering fashion—especially on the ethical and sustainable side.

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I came here to Write; I left with a Family.

Elephant Journal

elephant academy journalism journalism ethics social media writingI got more ambitious; it wasn’t just my dream anymore to write like the elephant journal authors, but to be one myself. I decided to join the Elephant Academy, learn their. Adventure Arts Enlightened Society Right Livelihood Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only. Z Arts & Culture Today Only.

CO-OP VOTED MOST ETHICAL COMPANY IN PAST 25 YEARS BY ETHICAL CONSUMER READERS

Green (Living) Review

The Co-operative Group has been voted the UK''s most ethical company over the past 25 years by readers of Ethical Consumer magazine in spite of the problems that have recently beset the company. Readers were also asked what was their most difficult ethical shopping decision.

5 Amazing Fashion Brands that Give Back.

Elephant Journal

Arts & Culture Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only clothes eco fashion ethical clothing lines ethical gifts shopping sustainable fashionBy buying into these brands you’re making a positive impact to someone else’s life.

Madecasse Chocolate: Deliciously Ethical from Madagascar

Eco Chic

I choose ethical brands because the conventional ones (Hershey’s, I’m looking at YOU!) I don’t really consider chocolate an indulgence- more like a part of my daily diet (I’m so not kidding about that!).

Ethical & Eco-Friendly Gift-Giving Guide for Babies & Children.

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Ecofashion Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Z ADMIN Family Featured Today Z ADMIN Work Featured Today babies eco-friendly ethical business For Children gift-giving non-toxic organic sustainable toys