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8.27.07
The well-known consulting firm McKinsey recently surveyed a group of executives about whether large companies are generally contributing to the "public good". They then asked consumers the same thing.
7.31.07
The new FLO annual report is out, highlighting the fantastic global growth in Fair Trade. Fair Trade sales have been growing at a 40% compound annual rate, and FLO estimates that 1.4 million producers and workers worldwide now benefit from Fair Trade. The US is the largest market for Fair Trade goods, and now makes up 30% of global Fair Trade sales.
7.16.07
If you haven’t read Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma and you are reading this blog, then click over to
6.29.07
A large TransFair contingent made their way to Columbus (yes, Columbus, not Colombia) for the annual Super Floral show.
6.01.07
The term "going Dutch" - for those of you under 30 - refers to a date where the couple splits the bill.
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