Socially Responsible Shopping

A few years ago some considered corporate social responsibility a hot trend that was far less than a profitable. Luckily, a recent study on responsible shopping shows that nearly half of global consumers are likely to pay extra for products and services if the company gives back to society. Global…

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Ten Thousand Villages: Sustainable, Fair Trade

It all started in late 1940’s from the trunk of Edna Byler’s car. She traveled to Puerto Rico in 1946 and witnessed the country’s overwhelming poverty. Byler believed she could make a difference by giving artisans in developing countries a sustainable, economic platform to sell their wares in the North America marketplace. Her vision and…

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