Posts Tagged ‘conscious consumerism’

Hey, I’ve got some new shoes on…

Here is one of those inspiring stories about people making a difference with simple, yet powerful ideas.  Take a couple minutes to listen to this audio of an interview with Blake Mycoskie, founder of Toms Shoes.

It’s BOGO philanthropy! And I gotta love it. Continue reading


Eating chocolate without the guilt

Where does your  chocolate come from?

Many cocoa plantations supplying major chocolate companies– Hershey’s, for example–  have been known to use child and slave labor. How can we distinguish “good” chocolate from the bad?

A Fair Trade label tells you that… Continue reading