Tag: Fair Trade - Page 14

  • It's London Fashion Week--Again

    February 12, 5:36 AM by Bonnie Alter in Style

    It's back again: London Fashion Week and Estethica, the green fashion display, now in its fourth season. And along with the old favourites such as Katharine Hamnett, Ciel, Noir, there are some fascinating newcomers. Trends to watch: lots of greys,

  • Fair Trade Man Becomes Low Carbon Man - Moves Into a Car Park

    February 11, 8:34 AM by Sami Grover in Corporate Responsibility

    Fair Trade Man, aka Ben Clowney, hit the headlines last year by eating nothing but fair trade products for two weeks. Such efforts should not be confused with Mr Clowney's fellow Brit Ethical Man and his explorations of composting his own corpse, nor

  • Tony's Chocolonely Chocolate wins Conscience Award

    February 3, 8:43 AM by Christine Lepisto in Green Food

    Valentine's day looms. Chocolate is on your mind. So we are pleased that the prestigious "International Brands with a Conscience Award 2008" reminds us to remind you of the incredible story behind Tony's Chocolonely chocolates. You may remember that

  • Green Gifts for Eco-Warriors

    December 19, 6:25 AM by Bonnie Alter in Style

    Of course we are all sick to tears of more ecological recommendations for Christmas presents, but when they are from the green goddess herself, Lucy Siegle, how can we resist? She prefaces her list with a confession that she is not yet "sufficiently

  • Jova Design: Dutch-Nepalese Fair Trade Jewelery

    December 11, 2:41 AM by Petz Scholtus in Style

    This is a sneak preview of a gorgeous jewellery collection and bags named Jova Design. It’s a joined project between the Ducth fair trade organisation Tilingo Nepra, Dutch Design in Development (DDiD) and jewellery designer Joanne Zwart.

  • TH Citizen Profile: Lauren Grochmal

    December 7, 1:57 PM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    A big green wave and hello to graduate student Lauren Grochmal, the fifth and final subject of this week's Citizen Profile series that featured some folks who visited the TreeHugger booth at this year's Green Fest DC. Each won the opportunity to spend

  • The TH Interview: Dan Siegel, CEO of EVO

    November 30, 8:35 AM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    Dan Siegel is the CEO of EVO, a new company dedicated to helping consumers find greener options for all their purchases; we introduced them yesterday. TreeHugger caught up with Dan between work, surfing, hiking and telemark skiing to chat about green

  • EVO: Rating Green Products, Growing the Green Marketplace

    November 29, 11:44 AM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    With the goal of educating consumers about green products and services available to them, growing the green marketplace and providing shoppers with the widest selection of green gift items on the web, evo.com officially launched today. The site

  • Lovable Baby Toys

    November 26, 6:37 AM by Bonnie Alter in Culture

    Infants put everything in their mouth so mommies and daddies want to make sure that the toys that go in are well made in a good, safe and trustworthy factory. Sounds like fair trade and certified and environmentally friendly are the key words to look

  • The TH Interview: Sara Lamm, Director, Dr. Bronner's Magic Soapbox

    November 25, 7:11 AM by Kristin Underwood in Culture

    We first reported on this Magic Soapbox in June June. The film was a great blend of loving a family for who they are and who they aren't. Now the film is available on DVD so we thought we'd check in with Sara to see how things are going and if we

  • Raiz Diseno: Responsible Design Symposium in Chile

    November 19, 5:30 AM by Paula Alvarado in Culture

    (Disclaimer: the writer knows one of the organizers of this event) Next November 29th until December 1st will take place Raiz Diseno, a symposium oriented to discuss several subjects around responsible design, working with artisan communities, new ways

  • GreenKnickers Go Large, and With 20% Discount Too

    November 14, 8:35 AM by Sami Grover in Sustainable Fashion

    Fashion is notoriously sizeist. Even the world of ethical fashion seems all too often to be living in a pretty skinny world. Not so for the folks at GreenKnickers, 2005 Eco-graduates and proud purveyors of now officially fair trade undies. According to

  • Ethical Fashion Forum goes to Africa with the ITC

    November 13, 6:00 AM by Leonora Oppenheim in Corporate Responsibility

    When the 'small and creative' team up with the 'big and experienced' we know that something productive is going to happen! This month the Ethical Fashion Forum (EFF) and the International Trade Centre (ITC) are setting off for Kenya, with 25 designers

  • The Virtue of Humility: Why Coke's Ethical Store Failed

    November 9, 7:36 AM by Jerry Stifelman, Guest Writer in Corporate Responsibility

    The news that Coke's prototype store for its "Far Coast" ethical coffee chain concept is set to close comes as no surprise to those of us in the circle of good-for-the-world branding and marketing. But that doesn't mean we rooted for it to

  • Far Coast is Toast

    November 2, 9:55 AM by Lloyd Alter in Corporate Responsibility

    A year ago we posted about Coca-Cola opening a prototype store in Toronto for a new coffee chain concept, complete with bamboo floors, a fair trade coffee, cups with recycled content, biodegradable utensils and bamboo stir

  • Air Freighted Organic Food In UK To Be Fair Trade

    October 25, 2:56 PM by Lloyd Alter in Green Food

    It was a difficult, even Solomonic judgement call: As George noted earlier, the Soil Association, the UK’s leading organic certification body, had proposed withdrawing the 'organic' label from produce flown into the UK from abroad. Others argued that

  • Survey: Halloween Habits

    October 25, 7:33 AM by Lloyd Alter in Culture

    It is that time of year when the neighbourhood kids are particularly monstrous and greedy, hands, claws and buckets held out for treats or watch out. Pandering to this extortion racket are the big candy manufacturers, filling their shelves with crap.

  • College Sustainability Report Card 2008

    October 24, 6:20 PM by Collin Dunn in Culture

    Colleges and universities are taking the task of going green seriously, according to the newly released College Sustainability Report Card 2008. The report, compiled by the Sustainable Endowments Institute, showed that more than two out of three