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Filipinos are world’s most socially-responsible consumers — Nielsen

In a survey, the marketing research firm said Filipinos are the world’s most socially-conscious consumers, with many of them willing to pay a premium on products or services of companies that are responsive to social and environmental concerns. Nielsen polled 30,000 consumers online in 60 countries in its latest Global Survey of Corporate Social Responsibility […]

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We Proved Selling ‘Odd’ Women’s Products Can Create Social Change

What happens when we infuse a business with social change goals? It’s the focus of “Not Business as Usual,” a new documentary about a group of Vancouver-based “social entrepreneurs.” And it suggests that the outcome is not just positive, but moreover represents the future of capitalism as we know it. — Full Story at Huffington […]

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The Pakistani women becoming textile entrepreneurs from their own homes

Elisabeth Braw visits Karachi to see how sewing groups are creating a sustainable economy at grassroots level and providing opportunities for women. As she travels around her Karachi – Pakistan’s largest city – negotiating deals with buyers, Salma seems like the pinnacle of female achievement. Indeed, she is: the mother of three is her family’s […]

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Dear Santa: It’s time to rethink toys

This Christmas, Erik Assadourian asks Santa for a sustainable toy industry. Here are some thoughts for Saint Nick on workshop conditions, consumption and durability Dear Santa, I only have one thing on my Christmas list this year. A new workshop for you. While you have done a truly wondrous thing – delivering toys to children […]

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One Fashion Entrepreneur Built a New Business on Green

Randy Brewer spent his career in fashion following trends. Then he followed one all the way to a new business. — Full story at The Wall Street Journal –

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