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fair trade definition

Fair Trade vs. Fairtrade: Why It’s Not the Same Thing

Equity, respect and transparency are at the heart of fair trade's definition. Here, we dive into what fair trade is, what it does, and the controversy surrounding it. Read more

Conscious Consumerism

Conscious Consumerism: Definition, Examples & Getting Started

The market works on supply and demand. So, what if conscious consumerism can demand a different kind of ethic? Or — more importantly — a different kind of market? Read more


Is Degrowth the Economic Solution to Climate Change?

Can we save the planet by reducing the economy? Degrowth says we can. Learn what degrowth is and how it can help fight climate change. Read more

How to start a union

This is How You Start a Union in 8 Steps

You have the right to union membership. Find out how to start a union in eight steps, get your coworkers on board to vote 'yes' and negotiate for higher pay, benefits and more. Read more

online volunteer opportunities

9 Online Volunteer Opportunities From Home

Virtual volunteer opportunities are an impactful way of giving your time to help those in need. The past years have taught us that we can achieve so much from home, so why not start the new year right by volunteering virtually? Read more

seaweed farming

Seaweed Farming: Risks & Potential of the Miracle Crop

Seaweed farming is growing in popularity worldwide. Read on to learn about it and its environmental impact! Read more

effective communication in the workplace

The Guide to Effective Communication in the Workplace

Effective communication in the workplace is integral whether you're working in the office or remotely from home. Learn how to improve your skills with these tips. Read more


Voluntourism: An Industry That Does More Harm Than Good?

Voluntourism, the practice of combing volunteering with travel abroad, can negatively affect the impacted communities. However, it can also be done ethically and sustainably. Read more