How to Practice Ethical and Sustainable Fashion

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Ethics Schmethics

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Summers put himself in somewhat of a sticky situation by recently acting as a (presumably very well paid) consultant to Citigroup , which, as per ethics rules implemented by the Obama administration, would prevent Summers from working on matters related to the large bank for a period of two years. Pre-withdrawal, David Warsh beat the ethics drum a few times ( here and here and here )

Transitional ethics

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Sounds like a fancy term describing something complex, but transitional ethics is a simple concept and relates very well to dealing with some of the challenges of going green

Ethical Eating – A Concise Guide

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The post Ethical Eating – A Concise Guide appeared first on Green Living Guy. Eating three meals a day plus snacks has a considerable impact on the environment, our health, soil, plants and animals, agricultural and food service workers.

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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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.

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Eco Bible gives ethical green compass to the woke generation

Green Prophet

I guess when the book drops on November 16 it will be a green compass helping us navigate some of the ethical challenges that align with environmentalism. . Ancient Jewish scholars in the Sanhedrin would define ethics from Biblical sources and form judgements in their courts of law.

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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. The Co-op topped the poll in a readers'' survey to mark the 25th birthday of Ethical Consumer magazine. Ethical Consumer co-director Tim Hunt said: "Over the past 25 years the Co-op has been at the forefront of the ethical consumer movement.

5 Ethical Trading Trends to Consider in 2021

Green Prophet

With climate change now widely acknowledged and businesses across all sectors ramping up their efforts to operate with a greater responsibility towards the wider environment, ethical trading has become an exciting opportunity for eco-conscious individuals.

What is Ethical Engineering and How Does it Work?

Green Prophet

How can we ensure our future engineers are trained with ethics in mind? Ethics are principles that are accepted by society and connected to the honor of human beings. When an engineer has ethics, they contribute to, and help, society in a better way. Importance of Ethics.

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British shoppers becoming increasingly ethically-driven

Green (Living) Review

New research shows that ethics are playing an important role as shopping becomes increasingly tech-focused British shoppers are buying in a far more ethical way than 10 years ago, with more than two thirds (66%) of Brits considering the ethics of a product before they purchase, according to a new study by global marketing firm McCann. ethical shopping green living

Investing ethically in the Middle East

Green Prophet

Twinned with this however, is surge in investors looking for more ethical opportunities for their money. Trading in ethically approved portfolios and carbon credits (although individuals should avoid these ) for instance, is now big business as people consider the impact they’re having, particularly on the environment. The simplest and most obvious route to take is to search for a wealth management company that offers eco-friendly and ethical investment portfolios.

Environmental Ethics

Eco Friendly Daily

The importance of the environment did not come up until the development of environmental ethics in the early 1970s when environmental groups like Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth became established in 1971. As a society we strive for progress, and we have come to view progress as a state of productivity and consumerism. Along this road of mass consumption and industrialization, we have negatively affected the environment; in the U.S. alone, 24 acres per person is consumed but only 4.5

Tips for auditing an ethical supply chain

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Tips for auditing an ethical supply chain Jerome Brustlein Mon, 03/29/2021 – 00:01 Many serious concerns have hung over the supply chains of global corporations for decades, ranging from human rights issues to lack of transparency about sourcing and other matters. But what defines an ethical supply chain and what does it look like in practice? View original post here: Tips for auditing an ethical supply chain.

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.

Ethics, Compliance and Risk: Creating a Shared ESG Vision

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Ethics, Compliance and Risk: Creating a Shared ESG Vision Date/Time: July 20, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) Sustainability has long been a practice for many forward-thinking businesses. Original post: Ethics, Compliance and Risk: Creating a Shared ESG Vision.

Everything Environmental rebrands ethical range

Green (Living) Review

The new brand name and tagline are intended to enhance the range’s ethical and environmental credentials while creating instant recognition. The new brand name Green & Good, which comes into force immediately, covers over 250 products specifically made from recycled, organic, sustainable, Fairtrade, biodegradable or ethically sourced materials, including bags, lifestyle products, office essentials and everyday home items.

Flipping Clothing is Fun and Profitable—But What About the Fashion Ethics?

Eco Chic

But what about the fashion ethics? . I’ve been a second-hand fiend for many years now and advocate for ethical fashion (@fashionbenders on Insta). I find unique and newish designer items this way, while also adhering to my ethical fashion value system. . While this trend might be environmentally sustainable, is it ethical in other ways? Let’s take a look at some of the concerns that have arisen around the fashion ethics of this market recently: .

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Rec Room presents ethically produced dresses for summer

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Comfort, style, equality, sustainability — these values encapsulate the essence of Rec Room and its products, including a new line of ethically crafted summer dresses you’ll want to wear every single day. Rec Room presents ethically produced dresses for summer.

Is it possible to be a frugal and ethical shopper?

Green (Living) Review

Add to that my instinctive urge to be thrifty and frugal, and I’m often left weighing whether or not I should fork out for an expensive item that ticks the ethical boxes (an act which, I could argue to myself, is unethical in itself), or opt for a cheaper item that keeps more money in the bank right now. How does one strike a balance between buying ethically, intelligently, and thoughtfully, while also saving money?

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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. Letitia Elizabeth has created a line of ethically made home products that has just debuted (today!) The post 21 Ethical Holiday Prezzies for Gift Inspiration! HomeSoul Beauty Christmas eco fashion ethical fashion gift list gifts holiday Organic presents vega

My Eco Chick Wedding: Ethical Bridal Gowns by Leila Hafzi

Eco Chic

I knew I had to start thinking about an ethical bridal gown. I was simply looking for an elegant and understated gown I’d feel proud wearing, and one that was designed ethically by an artisan who valued people and planet. Back in 1997, when Hafzi founded her eponymous company, few fashion brands talked about globalization, empowerment of women and ethical and eco conscious production from a developing country.

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Smart and Sexy: Carry An Ethical Condom!

Eco Chic

The ethical condoms are made from natural latex at a fair-trade rubber plantation in India and are certified by the Forest Stewardship Council. The post Smart and Sexy: Carry An Ethical Condom! Featured Health Is Beauty ethical condoms Jeffrey Hollender latex Meika Hollender organic condoms reproductive rights safe sex sex Sustain condomsSome 40 percent of condoms are bought by women, and yet condoms on shelves in stores and in advertisements are far from appealing to us.

Ethics, Compliance and Risk: Creating a Shared ESG Vision

AGreenLiving

Ethics, Compliance and Risk: Creating a Shared ESG Vision Date/Time: July 20, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) Sustainability has long been a practice for many forward-thinking businesses. But a renewed focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues from investors, employees, customers and regulators has driven corporate ethics and compliance (E&C) groups to become more involved in sustainability and ESG programs.

Ecohabitude & GreenDrinks Kick Off Holiday Shopping with Style + Ethics

Eco Chic

To kick off the holiday shopping season in ethical style, online marketplace Ecohabitude co-hosted a socially conscious social and pop-up at their New York City showroom along with Green Drinks. FEATURED ARTISAN: Judi Powers Jewelry’s ethical jewelry collection. Ethical goods galore, including products from Dogwood and Hastings: Photo credit: Eco-Chick. . The post Ecohabitude & GreenDrinks Kick Off Holiday Shopping with Style + Ethics appeared first on Eco-Chick.

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No, Canada – There is No Ethical Oil

Green Prophet

A Canadian lobbying group is claiming that Canada’s oil is somehow more “ethical” than Saudi Arabian oil because the Saudis don’t just destroy the climate we evolved to live in but also abuse women’s rights. Now, I am as feminist as they come, but the civil rights of women living now in Saudi Arabia are insignificant, ethically, compared with destroying the climate our civilization depended on.

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. Business & Politics Religion ethical banking green banking Islam Islamic banking MuslimsAre Islamic banks anti-war?

Ethical product sales grow 12% in spite of 'recessionary pressures'

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sales of ethical products grew by more than 12% in 2012 thus pushing the value of the ethical market to more than £54bn, according to recently released report. The findings have been published in the latest Ethical Consumer Market Report, which analyzes sales data across a number of consumer sectors including food, travel and finance. Seeing less activity was ethical personal products sales, which rose by just 3% to £1.8bn.

The Brilliant Fashion That’s Ethical, Unisex, and Challenging Expectations

Eco Chic

The unisex (ethical) fashion movement is a reflection of what’s happening in society. Such societal shifts have encouraged scores of designers—including several ethical-focused labels we’re loving—to produce gender-neutral clothing that encourages consumers to play with their personal style. Smart and functional unisex designs from ethical lable The Superflous Culture. We predict an ethical genderless fashion week might be in the not-so-distant future.

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My Eco Chick Wedding: Ethical Bridal Gowns by Leila Hafzi

Eco Chic

I knew I had to start thinking about an ethical bridal gown. I was simply looking for an elegant and understated gown I’d feel proud wearing, and one that was designed ethically by an artisan who valued people and planet. Back in 1997, when Hafzi founded her eponymous company, few fashion brands talked about globalization, empowerment of women and ethical and eco conscious production from a developing country.

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My Eco Chick Wedding: Ethical Bridal Gowns by Leila Hafzi

Eco Chic

I knew I had to start thinking about an ethical bridal gown. I was simply looking for an elegant and understated gown I’d feel proud wearing, and one that was designed ethically by an artisan who valued people and planet. Back in 1997, when Hafzi founded her eponymous company, few fashion brands talked about globalization, empowerment of women and ethical and eco conscious production from a developing country.

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THERE'S NOW'T FISHY ABOUT ETHICAL SHOPPING!

Green (Living) Review

SUSTAINABLE TUNA BRAND THE REEL FISH COMPANY NETS HUNDREDS OF NEW SHOPPERS Independent ethical tinned tuna brand, The Reel Fish Company, has been making air-waves on the telly, with the launch of its first fishy TV ad campaign, piloted on Yorkshire Tyne Tees and Meridian South television.

Four hoteliers are world's most ethical

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Four hoteliers are world’s most ethical 18 March 11 · 0 comments | Green Travel News | T he Ethisphere Institute lists three U.S.-based based hoteliers and one Belgian company among its annual World’s Most Ethical Companies.

Flipping Clothing is Fun and Profitable—But What About the Ethics?

Eco Chic

I’ve been a second-hand fiend for many years now and advocate for ethical fashion (@fashionbenders). I find unique and newish designer items this way, while also adhering to my ethical fashion value system. . While this trend might be environmentally sustainable, is it ethical in other ways? The post Flipping Clothing is Fun and Profitable—But What About the Ethics? Second-hand. Flipped. And perhaps my favorite, Pre-Loved.

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Phone Co-op brings first ethical smartphone to UK market

Green (Living) Review

The sustainably designed Fairphone boasts a range of powerful features and strong environmental credentials The Phone Co-op has become the UK’s first provider of the Fairphone, an ethically manufactured smartphone built using conflict-free minerals and repairable parts.

EcoCamp in Torres del Paine: An Ethical Escape to Patagonia

Eco Chic

The post EcoCamp in Torres del Paine: An Ethical Escape to Patagonia appeared first on Eco-Chick. Escapes chile eco camp ecocamp ecohotel ecotourism ecotravel ethical travel Hiking patagonia torres del paine tourism travel wanderlustWhen a good friend got married in her hometown of Santiago, Chile, I found myself faced with the opportunity to travel somewhere I had never thought about going before.

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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. Modcloth also buys from several ethical accessories makers, like bag-maker extraordinaire Baggu, which makes adorable reusable bags you might find yourself using as a day bag instead of for groceries! The post 7 Fab Ethical Fashion Picks from Modcloth!

Yes, Ethical, Humane Angora Exists! Ambika Friendly Furs (Video)

Eco Chic

In response, H&M suspended its angora production , and since then, several Eco Chick readers have asked me about ethical angora. Is ethical angora possible? The post Yes, Ethical, Humane Angora Exists! Fair Fashion Ambika angora bunnies clothes ethical hats humane rabbit sustainable

17 Ethical, Sustainable and Unique Gift Ideas for Holiday, 2016

Eco Chic

“Purchasing garments that are made ethically and that have a traceable supply chain ultimately supports the greater mission of changing the low standards that exist in the fashion industry,” said Sofia. Our managing editor Lindsay loves their apparel as each design is colorful, gorgeous and ethical. All the candles are hand-poured and made from ethical ingredients. Happy Holidays friends and fans!

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4 Features Of A Green Supply Chain

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The Ethical Trading Initiative

The Green Changemakers

[link] The Ethical Trading Initiative is a ground-breaking alliance of companies, trade unions and voluntary organisations. This year our corporate members' ethical trade activities touched the lives of over 9.4 What is ethical trade? Ethical trade means that retailers, brands and their suppliers take responsibility for improving the working conditions of the people who make the products they sell. Doing' ethical trade is much harder than it sounds.

ETHICAL SHOPPERS MAKE IT A ‘GREEN’ CHRISTMAS

Green (Living) Review

ETHICAL shoppers are snubbing the festive frenzy on the High Street to make it a ‘green Christmas’ this year by Michael Smith (Veshengro) One of Britain’s biggest online ethical marketplaces www.getethical.com reports a surge in demand for fair trade and environmentally-friendly products from conscientious consumers this yuletide. And the recession-busting rush to have an ethical Christmas recession shows no sign of letting up.

Wanted! Urgent! Family with 6-12 year old receiving ethical gift

Green (Living) Review

Family with 6-12 year old receiving ethical gift this Christmas by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Epsom, UK, Friday, 12/16/2011: I have been asked by a journalist from the Guardian newspaper for help and here is the message: I'm working on a feature for the Guardian weekend magazine about Christmas and I'm trying to find a family who will be giving their kids ethical Christmas presents. Wanted!