Ethically minded brands are on the rise: Here’s what you should know

The Environmental Blog

And thanks in part to social media, they are able to connect directly with more ethically minded consumers. The coronavirus pandemic has only accelerated the trend for online shopping, and even committed high-street shoppers are now shifting towards ecommerce.

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Vegan Cars: A Guide to Making An Eco and Ethical Driving Choice

U.S. Green Technology

The post Vegan Cars: A Guide to Making An Eco and Ethical Driving Choice appeared first on U.S. Major car manufacturers across the globe are producing new sustainable, cruelty-free material choices for the latest additions to their model range. Leather is no longer leading the way – modern motorists are favouring inventive alternatives like bamboo and even pineapple. But simply picking a leather alternative doesn’t mean that a car is vegan or the.

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Ethical Eating – A Concise Guide

Green Living Guy

The post Ethical Eating – A Concise Guide appeared first on Green Living Guy. Eating three meals a day plus snacks has a considerable impact on the environment, our health, soil, plants and animals, agricultural and food service workers.

PaperTale app shows the ethics and sustainability of clothing with a simple scan

Inhabitat - Innovation

PaperTale is an app that scans smart tags on clothing to reveal the items' materials and how ethically they were made

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Rec Room presents ethically produced dresses for summer

Inhabitat - Innovation

Comfort, style, equality, sustainability

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Ethical Housing raises £7.5 million for affordable housing in the U.K.

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, December 1 — The Ethical Housing Company snagged £7.5 million ($10 million) from Teesside Pension Fund and Big Society Capital to acquire. Dealflow Community Finance Geographies Inclusive Economy Locavesting United Kingdom

Investors back global online market-place for ethical, green farmers

Eco-Business

The platform aims to help helps developing-nation farmers who are using green and ethical methods to earn more by linking them directly with food buyers around the world

Rec Room presents ethically produced dresses for summer

AGreenLiving

Comfort, style, equality, sustainability — these values encapsulate the essence of Rec Room and its products, including a new line of ethically crafted summer dresses you’ll want to wear every single day. Rec Room presents ethically produced dresses for summer.

Ethical Veganism Recognized As Philosophical Belief In Landmark Discrimination Case

Forbes Green Tech

A UK employment tribunal has ruled that ethical veganism is a philosophical belief and should be protected by law as such

Rainforest Alliance aims to help ethical growers get climate-smart

Eco-Business

Upgraded certification scheme, covering over 2 million farmers, will use technology to help them adapt to climate change, protect forests and spot social risks

9- Ethical headphones to buy in 2019: Save the Earth while you listen

Eco Friend

By just making green choices while buying your day-to-day products, you can make a considerable… The post 9- Ethical headphones to buy in 2019: Save the Earth while you listen appeared first on Eco Friend. Eco Friend Latest Gadgets buy in 2019 Ethical headphones featured Save the Earth topIf you think that you never get an opportunity to go green, then think again.

Paper recommendation: Michael Soulé (1936-2020) on Spirituality, Ethics, and Conservation Biology

Ideas 4 Sustainability

I’d like to warmly recommend the following paper: Michael Soulé (1936-2020) on Spirituality, Ethics, and Conservation Biology. B Taylor. Conserv Biol 2020 Sep 09 DOI: 10.1111/cobi.13634 Michael Soulé, widely regarded as the founding father of Conservation Biology, passed away in June 2020. Numerous obituaries have been written to commemorate his life since then. The article … Continue reading → recommended in F1000

Business Ethics: it’s all about culture

Terra Infirma

While I’ve been updating the final Green Academy session of 2020, on Business Ethics, the UK’s ‘chumocracy’ debate has been unfolding in the background. The post Business Ethics: it’s all about culture appeared first on Terra Infirma.

Fairphone unveils latest ethical smartphone model

Business Green

Company says the Fairphone 3 is produced using responsibly-sourced, conflict-free, recyclable, and Fairtrade materials

Long road ahead for ethical palm oil in booming Indian market

Eco-Business

As the second largest consumer of palm oil, India is key to making the commodity sustainable

Fairphone 2 is the world's first ethical, modular smartphone

Treehugger - Technology

If only we could buy it in North America. Technology

Fairphone 3, a more ethical, reliable and sustainable phone, is released

Treehugger - Technology

Too bad we can't buy it in North America. Technology

FCA aims to develop a more ethical cobalt supply chain

Charged

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) recently joined forces with the Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network in a move to improve its sustainability efforts. The automaker will begin using blockchain technology to help ensure sustainable sourcing and production practices through audits that map the mining history of its raw cobalt supply. The first of these blockchain-powered audits is set to begin early this year, and will help the company to reduce its potential use of unethically sourced cobalt.

Bulk of UK banks lack convincing climate strategy, Ethical Consumer warns

Business Green

The overwhelming majority of UK banks offering current and savings accounts lack convincing plans to reduce their carbon impact, according to new research from Ethical Consumer magazine.

The Brief: Opportunity Zones’ homegrown impact, underrepresented Nordics, ethical jewelry, waste to fuel, stock market climate mandates

Impact Alpha

What’s more surprising is the growing number of examples in The post The Brief: Opportunity Zones’ homegrown impact, underrepresented Nordics, ethical jewelry, waste to fuel, stock market climate mandates appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Greetings, Agents of Impact! Featured: ImpactAlpha Original Local Opportunity Zone headlines tell a different story: They’re working.

The melting Arctic is fertile ground for businesses. But continued oil exploration poses an ethical dilemma

Eco-Business

Norway’s Arctic residents are facing hardships from rapid warming, which is also affecting communities in Asia. But the Nordic country’s wealth is built on oil, and exploration is moving further north. Can it find a middle ground?

The Most Ethical Laptop You’ve Never Heard Of

Forbes Green Tech

The iameco D4R uses recycled, modular, non-toxic components

Green shoots: UK green and ethical fund investments hit £23.5bn

Business Green

EIRIS Foundation reports strong growth in green UK investment, as separate survey suggests many Brits remain unaware of how their pensions are invested

Ethical beef? Fresh range goes UK-wide with 'wildlife-friendly' red meat

Business Green

Online ethical grocer Fresh-range announces it is to expand its operations to cover England, Wales, and most of Scotland. There has been widespread coverage of the outsize environmental impact of eating lamb and beef in recent years, but now a new range of products is aiming to try and make red meat ethical again. Farm Wilder's Fritillary Butterfly Friendly Beef, Cuckoo Friendly Beef, and Cuckoo Friendly Lamb are all now on sale from ethical online grocer Fresh-range.

The Brief: Bloomberg’s Global Business Forum, Fidelity’s Ethic option, Aavishkaar’s expansion, Allianz’s impact fund, ANDE’s entrepreneurship for development

Impact Alpha

1 from 7pm to The post The Brief: Bloomberg’s Global Business Forum, Fidelity’s Ethic option, Aavishkaar’s expansion, Allianz’s impact fund, ANDE’s entrepreneurship for development appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Greetings, Agents of Impact! Amsterdam happy hour. ImpactAlpha is heading to the GIIN Investor Forum in Amsterdam next week and we’re eager to meet up.

Can ethical businesses bring a breath of fresh air to Asia's polluted cities?

Eco-Business

Air pollution kills an estimated seven million people worldwide every year

Why Good Energy is joining the campaign to fight for ethical pensions

Business Green

Juliet Davenport explains why the energy provider has become the latest pledge partner for the new Make My Money matter campaign - and why more businesses should consider doing likewise. This week Good Energy signed up to the Make My Money Matter campaign as a pledge partner.

The Brief: Obvious sustainability disruptions, $455M for Ecosystem Investment Partners, ethical chocolate, Asian impact tech, decision time for BP’s new CEO

Impact Alpha

The post The Brief: Obvious sustainability disruptions, $455M for Ecosystem Investment Partners, ethical chocolate, Asian impact tech, decision time for BP’s new CEO appeared first on ImpactAlpha. Greetings, Agent of Impact! Featured: ImpactAlpha Original Obvious trillion-dollar sustainability disruptions. New solutions often look impossible, or at least implausible, before they seem, well obvious.

California Polluters May Soon Buy Carbon 'Offsets' From the Amazon — Is That Ethical?

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 6 mins By Maron Greenleaf , Dartmouth College Fires in the Brazilian Amazon have outraged the world. But what can people living far from the world’s largest rainforest do to save it? California thinks it has an answer.

This plastic-free, organic personal care kit is 'All Good'

Inhabitat - Innovation

When they say it’s All Good, this ethical body care company means it’s good for you and the planet

Fashion & Fabric: From Sustainable to Harmful

Unsustainable

Ecology ecology Ellen Rubin Ethics fashion lifestyle organic farming recycling upcycling wasteSustainable Fabric: Not all fabrics are created equal, especially as regards the costs of production and disposal to the environment and to human health.

My bias, my bad…

Terra Infirma

Uncategorised ethicsAt the weekend, I took part in unconscious bias training and, like Kylie, I can’t get it out of my mind. Now, as a good, big L Liberal, I thought, “OK, I know I should really do this, but I’m already painfully unbiased, aren’t I?

Supporting Responsible and Sustainable Businesses: Café 440

AGreenLiving

As consumers, we aren’t always aware of the ethics of … The post Supporting Responsible and Sustainable Businesses: Café 440 appeared first on Earth911.com. Business Eco 440-appeared appeared-first better cafe-440 covid earth911 earth911-podcast ethics first-on-earth911 food from-the from-the-far sustainable the-ethics

Black Lives Matter, Environmental Racism and Climate Injustice: What They Have in Common and What You Can Do to Help

Unsustainable

Climate climate Climate Change environment equality Ethics Jeanne Yacoubou politics povertyDismantling the white supremacist foundation underpinning all three of these movements will take everyone working together.

How CEOs, experts and philosophers see the world's biggest risks differently

GreenBiz

The differences highlight how the groups tend to think — in economic and ethical terms. Policy & Politics Policy & Politics

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PaperTale app shows the ethics and sustainability of clothing with a simple scan

AGreenLiving

PaperTale app shows the ethics and sustainability of clothing with a simple scan. It’s often difficult to be a conscientious consumer. Even with the best intentions, we often just don’t have the information we need to make a truly informed decision. Sure we can observe and avoid excess packaging , but it’s challenging to get a deeper dive into the origin of materials or how employees at a plant halfway around the globe are treated.

Greenery envelopes a Snhetta-designed timber office in Austria

Inhabitat - Innovation

Snøhetta has recently completed the new head office for ASI Reisen, an international trekking and adventure travel company that sought a space reflective of its working culture and sustainable ethics

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How the Business Roundtable’s big green shift creates opportunity

GreenBiz

What does it mean that America’s largest and most powerful corporations are now endorsing fair labor practices, ethical treatment of suppliers, sustainability and transparency? Leadership Marketing & Communication

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Book Review: Ruined by Design by Mike Monteiro

Terra Infirma

The holocaust is obviously an extreme case, but ‘Ruined by Design’ by web/UX designer Mike Monteiro makes the case that far too many of us designers/engineers leave our ethics at home when we rock up to work. He sets out a code of ethics which blows away the whole “just doing my job/following orders” cop-out. Uncategorised book review eco-design ethicsIn 1996, I visited the Auschwitz/Birkenau death camps in Poland.

COP 47

rePurpose

GreenBiz

We are here to reinvent the wheel of the world’s resource economy - one where our duty to protect the planet is ethically shared among manufacturers, consumers, and recycler. rePurpose. saracefalu2. Sun, 08/09/2020 - 14:59.

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