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10 Fair Trade & Eco-Friendly Brands Offering Popular Gift Ideas

Choosing the right gift — be it for the holidays, or birthdays, or just cause you wanna let someone know how cool you think they are —...

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44 Ethical Brands Offering Discounts on Shop for Good Sunday (Nov. 26)

This Sunday, November 26, is Shop for Good Sunday! Unlike Black Friday: Shop for Good Sunday is a day to get more meaningful gifts, avoid...

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Shop for Good Sunday

Americans spent $1 trillion last year during the holidays. Shifting even a fraction of that spending to companies making the world better...

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Ethical Gifts that Give Back

TO THE MARKET Every culture has markets. They’re fun to visit. You can meet the makers. And we all have that friend who manages to...

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Busy? Tired? Unmotivated? Marissa Heyl Recommends Mint Tea and Purpose

How founder Marissa Heyl turned a passion into her own company: Symbology – an ethical fashion and homeware brand.  When I Skyped...

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7 Mission-driven Brands to Help Get Ready for Summer

It’s almost summertime. Time to dust off the old board shorts and tank-tops and get to the beach and the barbecues. But if the summer...

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MPOWERD: One of the coolest little things EVER

The founders of MPOWERD saw a problem. Over 1.5 billion of the world’s people live without electricity. That affects health,...

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Ethical Shopping Made Easy

The two reasons we most often hear people cite for not shopping more ethically is: Finding the socially responsible brands can be hard, and...

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4 Ways to Spread the Love This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day tends to get unfairly characterized as a holiday explicitly for couples that persists because it increases greeting card...

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Meaningful Gifts for Women, Made by Women

The best gifts are those that come with a good story. These items provide the opportunity to tell the stories of women-run businesses...

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