Ethical Trade

The soap legend Dr. Bronner’s launches vegan chocolate bars

On August 1, Dr. Bronner’s, a company known for its all-in-one soaps, will launch Dr. Bronner’s Magic All-One Chocolate, a line of vegan chocolate bars, in retailers nationwide. The organic chocolate bars are made with fair trade chocolate and will be available in six flavors: bars accented with whole roasted …

Read More »

As illegal conversion of forests for industrial agriculture worsens, this moment is crucial (commentary)

A major new study released today reveals that the illegal conversion of forests for industrial agriculture and exports has worsened. Deforestation of consumer goods is up 28%, of which more than 2/3 is illegal. This has big consequences for the health of our planet: if illegal agro-conversion were a country, …

Read More »

Monsoon opens new boutique in London

Monsoon opened a new boutique today (April 12) on Marylebone High Street in London. The store is part of a ‘monsoon refresh’, taking the brand ‘back to its roots’, and aims to celebrate its ‘heritage, craftsmanship and commitment to sustainability and ethical trading’. The Marylebone High Street location is the …

Read More »

What is a vaccine “passport” and what is this information used for? : NPR

New York State’s Excelsior Pass is an app that people can use to show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. New York Governor’s Press Office via AP hide caption toggle legend New York Governor’s Press Office via AP New York State’s Excelsior Pass is an app that people …

Read More »

Global Sesame Market Size 2021 by Key Players, Types, Applications, Countries and Forecast to 2027 – The Bisouv Network

Request a sample download Unbridled population growth and the subsequent increase in demand for agricultural products are pushing the agricultural sector at a steady rate. In view of the rapid growth of agro-sectors such as fertilizers, pesticides, agricultural equipment, agrotech, agricultural production, animal husbandry and many others, companies are competing. …

Read More »

4 lessons in ethical technology we learned during the COVID-19 crisis

The chaos caused by the pandemic has highlighted the need for more resilient systems. Technology used responsibly can be an effective tool for social change. We have learned this from applying our principles of ethical use to pandemic response situations. 2020 has shaken our world in unimaginable ways, forcing us …

Read More »

Column: Getting an overview of international students | Chroniclers

Dan Lee When I started teaching at Augustana in 1974, there were very few international students in college – one or two from Sweden, and that was about it. Today, more than 10% of the student body – 11.9%, to be exact – come from other countries. This places Augustana …

Read More »

Scottish government considers digital vaccine passports as Boris Johnson insists they won’t be needed for ads

Politics Jean Freeman has confirmed that the Scottish government is considering digital ‘vaccine passports’. Tuesday April 6, 2021, 7:00 a.m. Digital vaccine passports are under consideration The Scottish Health Secretary explained yesterday that work is underway to develop the tools needed for digital vaccine certificates while keeping ethical and equality …

Read More »

Issuers stuck between a rock and a difficult place when building thematic ETFs

“ There is a triangular compromise between the purity of a theme, its diversification and its liquidity ” The proposed revamp of the clean energy index by the S&P Dow Jones Indices (SPDJI) has brought to the fore an uncomfortable discussion about thematic ETFs: should we be more worried about …

Read More »