The kids’ designer clothes produced by Isabel Garretón are more than adorably fashionable. This ethical clothing is the company’s means of providing dignified work opportunities to underprivileged women and to preserve their unique embroidery skills.
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You don’t have to have tons of money to get involved with impact investing. The average individual can also take advantage of some entry platforms.
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From Colonial Quakers to Silicon Valley billionaires, impact investing has put dollars to use to bring about change via funding social enterprise. Today, investors are doing so in smarter ways than ever.
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DoneGood taps into the world of online shopping, helping conscientious consumers find good products through its ethical shopping app and Chrome browser extension.
Best for the World Event: Why White Dog Café Founder Judy Wicks Believes in the Power of a Local Economy
Judy Wicks founded White Dog Café and incorporated sustainable and local sourcing into its model. In this piece, she advocates for support of local businesses and entrepreneurs as key to building resilient communities.