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.

The Ethics & Responsibilities of Teaching Yoga. ~ Adri Kyser

Elephant Journal

Thus, teaching yoga carries a great deal of responsibility. 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.

Everything Environmental rebrands ethical range

Green (Living) Review

Everything Environmental, a trade-only supplier of eco-friendly and recycled promotional gifts, has re-branded its GreenEarthrange as Green & Good, with a new tagline, ‘The responsible promotions range, naturally’.

Four hoteliers are world's most ethical

Green Traveler Guides

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

Ethical Designer Opportunity! Madesmith Academy’s Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator

Eco Chic

Most ethical businesses shut down in their first year as they are unable to craft their unique story and messaging that sets them apart. The post Ethical Designer Opportunity! Is your fashion business (small or large) looking to increase sustainability practices?

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!

Spirituality, Speciesism, and The Ethical Symmetry Gap


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.

8 Ethical Boutiques to Hit Up for Holiday Shopping

Eco Chic

Even tougher still is flexing your gifting prowess while making sure that everything is ethically sourced and conflict-free. Stay ahead of the holiday gift game with our handy resource on boutiques you can hit up for all of your ethical and sustainable gifting needs!

Ethical Hair Extensions: Green Beauty for Drag Queens & Makeup Fiends

Eco Chic

Hair extensions are a tough topic to tackle when it comes to environmental and ethical responsibility. Finding Ethically Sourced Hair Extensions. The post Ethical Hair Extensions: Green Beauty for Drag Queens & Makeup Fiends appeared first on Eco-Chick.

Proyog Yoga Clothing is Thoughtful, Ethical (and Ideal for Actually Practicing In)

Eco Chic

The Ethical Bona Fides of Proyog are comprehensive and include workers, environment, energy and materials: production partners use GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) certified chemicals in all the processes that the material goes through.

Bario Neal’s Shark Triad Necklace: How I Wear EcoFashion, Ethical Jewelry Edition

Eco Chic

Bario Neal ‘s jewelry hits the great-design trifecta for me: It’s ethical, it’s edgy and it’s enjoyable to wear. I love that: Bario Neal is committed to environmental responsibility, ethical sourcing and marriage equality.

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.

Ethical Yorkshire business’s delight at Green award win

Green (Living) Review

The Hull based ethical business received the award from sponsors Muntons Malt at a glittering ceremony at Bridlington Spa on 14th October.

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


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.

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.

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.

On “Selective Veganism” – A Brief Response To The Metro


If one of your arguments against ethical veganism is that “selective veganism is way more sociable if your friend [sic] aren’t vegan” then you’ve already discredited yourself from being taken seriously.

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Green (Living) Review

In the survey carried out by the Rainforest Foundation UK (RFUK) and Ethical Consumer magazine some of the UK''s biggest Christmas party food companies were surveyed on their use of palm oil or its derivatives.

Comet chooses Bio-D as ethical partner in unique initiative

Green (Living) Review

Leading electrical retailer Comet has teamed up with UK ethical business Bio-D to sell ethical laundry products in all its stores. The initiative sees Bio-D’s environmentally responsible, hypoallergenic and chemical free Laundry Liquid and concentrated Lavender Fabric Conditioner on sale alongside washing machines and washer dryers in 250 stores throughout the UK.

Middle East Destination Tops Ethical Tourism Sales

Green Prophet

British ethical tourism pioneers has celebrated its tenth birthday by announcing its biggest ten sellers over the last decade – and Middle Eastern destinations top the list. This particular holiday remains a bestseller in the eyes of responsible travellers.

Playfair 2012 launches campaign for an ethical London Olympics

Green (Living) Review

As the Olympic torch was being handed on from this year's Winter Olympics in Vancouver to London, the Playfair 2012 coalition on Saturday, February 27, 2010, launched a campaign for an ethical London Games.

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Waterfalls, Craters, and Beaches Galore: Ethical Travel on Maui

Eco Chic

The post Waterfalls, Craters, and Beaches Galore: Ethical Travel on Maui appeared first on Eco-Chick. My family recently began a tradition where we flock from various coasts for a vacation during the winter months. For this year’s trip, we decided on Maui.

My thoughtful Response to the Recent Controversy.

Elephant Journal

For more: a reminder of elephant’s mission and morals and ethics and goals. Apparently constructive criticism (whether we agree with it or not) is horrible, a reason to boycott and leave and cancel subscriptions to this tabloid outfit I run.

7 Takes on Ethical Summer Statement Jewelry: Capture the Beauty of the Season

Eco Chic

Bario Neal is committed to environmental responsibility, ethical sourcing and marriage equality. Our jewelry is handcrafted in Philadelphia with reclaimed precious metals, Fairmined gold, and ethically sourced stones, using environmentally conscious practices.

Vegan food for all: Meet the Canadian food bank that helps ethical eaters in need


I didn’t want people who are already in such a vulnerable position to have to compromise their health and their ethics as well. We don’t want them to have to compromise their health, or their ethics, when they are already in such a vulnerable position.”

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FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT: One year on, leading jeweller reports positive response to Fairtrade gold

Green (Living) Review

Harriet Kelsall Bespoke Jewellery reports a positive response from customers to Fairtrade gold as Fairtrade Fortnight 2012 kicks off. Harriet said: “As consumer awareness of Fairtrade grows people are more likely to search online for an ethical option for their jewellery.

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

Eco Chic

S:CRAFT offers a range of stylish, practical and responsibly sourced shutter solutions ideal for windows, skylights, swimming pools, kitchens, french doors and dividers. The post Gorgeous, Ethically Harvested Bespoke Wood Plantation Shutters to Transform Your Home appeared first on Eco-Chick.

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CMD Documents ALEC's Contradictory Claims to Wisconsin Ethics.

PR Watch

CMD Documents ALEC’s Contradictory Claims to Wisconsin Ethics Board. On April 11, the Center for Media and Democracy filed a letter with the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board documenting how the American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, provided the ethics board erroneous information about corporate-funded gifts to ALEC legislative members. The GAB oversees compliance with the states ethics and lobbying laws. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. News Feeds.

Fairtrade sales take off as hard-pressed customers continue to shop ethically

Green (Living) Review

Liz Jarman, Sainsbury's head of Fairtrade said: "Fairtrade sales are going from strength to strength as customers continue to look for affordable ethical products when they shop.

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Designed in California, Inspired by India: Satva’s Organic Cotton Leggings

Eco Chic

Puja put it beautifully when I asked her why it’s important to get behind socially responsible fashion. When I wear my Satva leggings, I feel like I’m wearing the ethical clothing of the future.

Why Vox’s Guide to ‘Ethical Meat’ is just an attempt to comfort liberals


A Vox article called “ 7 ways to save money while eating more ethically ” came across my desk this week, and I initially thought it was a parody. A byproduct of the egg industry, why is their treatment ignored in the quest for ethical eating?

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Being a responsible Tourist


It's somewhat easier to practice eco-friendly travel ethics once arrived at your destination than during the journey, where you’ve less control over your surroundings.

Diamonds—a Mindful Girl’s Best Friend. ~ Beth Gerstein

Elephant Journal

The diamond trade has been responsible for some of the world’s worst human rights violations. Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Brilliant Earth conflict diamonds diamond trade engagement ring ethical mining socially responsible business

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Ethical Oil, Gas and Mining? EITI is the LEED of Fossil Fuels

Green Prophet

Implementation itself, however, is the responsibility of individual countries. Roughly half of the world’s population lives in resource-rich countries , and yet the same number survives on less than $2.50 per day. How can this be?

Trump vs Arnold: Your Apprentice ratings suck. You voted Kasich & Hillary. Here’s Schwarzenegger’s truly American response.

Elephant Journal

Here’s Alec Baldwin’s response. 1,129 share Share Learn Social Media, Writing, Editing & Journalism Ethics with I’m no Trump fan. He swims in lies to such an extent that he makes “conventional” politicians look lily-white by comparison.

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4 Ethical Zabiha Principles – If It’s Not Organic, It’s Not Halal

Green Prophet

4 Ethical Zabiha Principles You Need To Know. For correct slaughter, it is the blood vessels in the animals’ throat that are cut, along with the nerves responsible for pain.

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Youth Leadership, Sustainability and Ethics

The Green Changemakers

Earth Charter International secretariat and Youth Action for Change organize a free online short course on “Youth Leadership, Sustainability and Ethics”. The course drives for positive change in participants’ everyday lives and creates a sense of global responsibility. Facilitate the spread of initiatives inspired by the Earth Charter without trying to control them, counting on the capacity of human groups with a clear ethical purpose to self-organize and achieve positive outcomes.

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Eileen Fisher at the Green Festival: Eco Fashion, Beauty and Social Responsibility

Eco Chic

The Wonder Women of New York City’s sustainable fashion movement gathered under one big roof this Sunday to showcase style and ethics hand-in-hand. The post Eileen Fisher at the Green Festival: Eco Fashion, Beauty and Social Responsibility appeared first on Eco-Chick.

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

Green Blog

The meat industry is already responsible for about one fifth of all greenhouse gas emissions, which is more than the world’s transport sector pollutes. The world’s first fully lab-grown hamburger was served at a press conference in London earlier this afternoon.

On Garbage Cans, Recycling and the Responsibility of Garbage

Green Living Ideas

Now, some may say that it is not the City’s responsibility to offer recycling bins on the street. I did not call the Hotline because I’ve always battled on whether recycling should be an individual choice and responsibility based on ethics or a large national marketing-type campaign fueled by our federal and local governments? Now, I bring this up because in Japan recycling is both a campaign distinguished by each City (government enforced) and individual responsibility.

Branding the ‘Yoga Lifestyle’. ~ Alice Williams

Elephant Journal

Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Equal Rights Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Yoga bangladesh factory consumerism corporate responsibility ethics lululemon niyamas yamas Lululemon’s Chokehold on a Peaceful Life Like everything else, when it comes to branded yoga gear, I’m a late adopter. For 10 years I practiced Iyengar in the yoga equivalent of a crusty old boxing ring.

Ethics and Sustainability: The Religions of the World Are United

The Green Changemakers

The publication presents a summary of points of agreement among the world religions on environmental ethics: • The natural world has value in itself and does not exist solely to serve human needs. Human beings are obliged to be aware and responsible in living in harmony with the natural world, and should follow the specific practices for this prescribed by their traditions.

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Pacifica Perfume: Sustainable, Socially Responsible Scents to Savor

Eco Chic

My goal is always to create a safe and sustainable product, an ethical product, and an affordable product. Avid surfer Brook Havey-Taylor founded Pacifica in 1996 to put her training in aromatherapy to work and share the scents from her travels.

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