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USAID is teaming up with coffee pod giant Nespresso and the NGO TechnoServe to revitalize South Sudan's coffee sector. The three organizations will invest over $3 million in funds to revitalize the country's coffee sector and help farmers become more economically secure.
Bouqs, based in California, promises to send flowers directly from farms in South America. The easy pricing and farm-to-table business model could disrupt the flower industry.
Honest Tea recently issued its annual sustainability report, touting the achievements and challenges faced by the 17-year-old tea and infusion bottler.
You may want to consider more sustainable flower growers that are on the market next time you want something delivered for that special occasion.
Good Cloth is trying to challenge the fashion industry by working with small artisan producers worldwide while still focusing on quality and design.
Marks and Spencer says 63 percent of its products sold have had a Plan A or “sustainable” attribute.
Black Friday 2014 does not have to be about buying cheap stuff at big box stores. Consider focusing on durability over discounts instead.
One company making a difference with responsible palm oil sourcing is Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps, the famous manufacturer of castile soap.
The Sri Lankan tea industry, already challenged by global competition and rising costs, is increasingly threatened due to climate change.
The annual “Plan A” update from Marks & Spencer outlines what the company has done to mitigate its impact on society and on the environment.
Fair Trade USA launched the Rust Response Fund, to which we will contribute a minimum of $50,000 to fight the spread of coffee rust in Central America
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters' most recent sustainability report details the company’s successes and shortcomings during FY2012.