Fair Trade Food Products - Eco Labels

Fair Trade Food

Fair Trade Food Products The fair trade movement is intended to improve the social and environmental impacts of products by setting standards for producers and suppliers. By setting standards and regulating compliance, fair trade certification ensures consumers at the end of a supply chain are supporting sustainable and ethical business. Without transparency in the supply […]

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Crowdsourcing Data Toward A Sustainable Economy

Crowdsourcing Toward A Sustainable Economy

Using the Power of Crowdsourcing to Create a Sustainable Economy Crowdsourcing is the process of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, and especially from an online community, rather than from traditional employees or suppliers. This definition, ironically enough, is from Wikipedia – the encyclopedia of crowdsourced […]

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Fair Trade Chocolate Eco Labels

About Fair Trade Chocolate

Fair Trade Chocolate – Brands, Products, Ingredients What is fair trade chocolate? Fair trade chocolate is chocolate that comes from cocoa which has been grown and traded in a manner that meets minimum standards set by fair trade organizations. The history of cocoa is riddled with terrible working conditions, unpredictable price fluctuations, forced labor, and […]

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Fair Trade Coffee Ecolabel on Package

Fair Trade Coffee

Fair Trade Coffee:  Fair Trade coffee is coffee that has been certified as Fair Trade and is intended to improve the social and environmental standards of the industry. Fair Trade coffee helps producers in developing countries achieve fair trading conditions and also supports sustainability. Fair Trade Coffee, A Brief History:  From 1962 to 1988 the […]

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Product Footprint Information - Green Imprint

Product Footprint Information

One of the more popular ways of characterizing man’s impact on the planet is to identify how much space on the planet would be used to meet that person’s material needs. Earth Day Network offers a personal eco footprint calculator. Against a background of music and animation one answers questions about his lifestyle focused on […]

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Consumer Sustainability Is Getting Hot

2014 was the hottest year. Thankfully there is something else getting hot, consumer sustainability. Sustainability itself is hot. Corporate sustainability keeps gaining momentum because of pressure from investors and shareholders. Global warming awareness and activist pressures motivates politicians in industrialized and developing democracies to pass laws that favor sustainability. The all powerful Chinese Communist party […]

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