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Today Levi Strauss & Co. announced $1 million in grants for organizations that provide community outreach and legal assistance for immigrant, refugee, religious minority, and transgender communities.
Crafting Mexican spirits like tequila and mezcal has a huge environmental footprint. But the artisan distillery Sombra Mezcal in Oaxaca says its process benefits both people and the planet.
Patagonia's Clean Color Collection for men and women includes garments dyed with materials such as pomegranate, silkworm excrement, mulberry leaves and agricultural waste.
Tom Brady has cultivated a reputation as a philanthropist; the problem, however, is that his foundation is reportedly writing checks to his favorite causes using other people's money.
The Promise is finally showing in American theaters. Please see this film, as it tells the important yet still under-reported story of the Armenian Genocide.
Time stops in Boron, a small town of about 2,000 people in CA-58, between Tehachapi and Kramer Junction in the Mojave Desert. It's the borax capital of America - or even the world.
The Seattle Mariners are serving toasted grasshoppers at ballgames, and fans are bugging out over them: The restaurant quickly sold out, and will limit how many are sold at future games. Could this start an insect culinary revolution here in the U.S.?
Tom Chappell co-founded Tom’s of Maine and revolutionized the personal care industry. He now wants to do the same for clothing, but Americans' preference for cheaply-made apparel is a huge barrier to the success of his new venture, Rambler's Way.
Meandering through the Armenian Quarter in old Jerusalem was the undisputed highlight during my recent visit to Israel, as this small neighborhood says so much about the complexities of the Middle East.
Nike will release a high-performance hijab for female Muslim athletes next year, becoming the first major athletic brand to design such an item targeted to the Muslim market.
The 32-team World Cup is usually a global gold mine for FIFA and its sponsors, which pay up to $50 million to have their brands associated with the event. But so far, sponsors aren't flocking to align their brands with the 2018 World Cup in Moscow.
Twitter says it's making “progress” on halting online abuse and harassment via an expansion of the mute feature. But critics say this Hail Mary pass came way too late.