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"FRDM" Software Helps Businesses Tackle Slavery In Their Supply Chains

The same organization that measured your “slavery footprint” wants to help businesses eliminate forced and child labor from their supply chains. Made in a Free World,…

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Orange Harp Brings Conscious Consumption to Your iPhone, iPad

Shopping for consciously-made products can be a difficult task. Orange Harp is a new iOS app that makes ethical shopping a bit easier. Created by two women, programmer Anbu…

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JUST: An Online Platform That Traces Your Clothing's Journey

Ethical production in the fashion industry may be more common than ever before, but for a long time there has been a missing link in the supply chain. New start up JUST, co-founded by…

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Able Made: A Collab-Friendly E-Boutique That Propels Social Change

Suzanne McKenzie, Able Made’s Founder, CEO and Creative Director, describes her company as a retail platform where creative innovators and designers join forces to support causes…

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Find Out How Your Favorite Brands "MeasureUp" With This Online Tool

Does Topshop pay its workers enough to live on? Which is more ethical: Adidas or Nike? How often does Patagonia audit its factories? For answers, head to MeasureUp, a not-for-profit…

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StyleLend is the Airbnb of Women's Closets

Just call StyleLend the “Airbnb of dresses.” Founded by model-turned-entrepreneur Lona Alia Duncan, the peer-to-peer marketplace enables women to access the “infinite…

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"Avoid" Browser Plugin Blocks Out Clothing Made by Child Laborers

Photo by Claudine Van Massenhove/Shutterstock If there’s one thing you don’t want weighing down your online shopping cart, it’s the more than 73 million child laborers…

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U.K.'s "Love Your Clothes" Campaign Helps You Do More With Less

Could “love your clothes” be the new “make do and mend”? Waste & Resources Action Programme is banking on it. The Banbury, England-based nonprofit, which…

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Avoid Stress, Debt by Declaring an "Xmas Truce" With Friends, Family

Nearly a hundred years after British and German soldiers imposed a temporary ceasefire along the Western Front to exchange holiday greetings and gifts, it’s time to declare a…

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"Black Friday Death Count" Website is Exactly as Advertised

‘Tis the season to stomp, maul, pepper-spray and otherwise cause egregious harm to your fellow man. Don’t believe us? Check out Black Friday Death Count, a website that has…

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H&M Asks Customers, Employees to Help It "Make a Difference"

The H&M Conscious Foundation wants to put power into the hands of their employees and customers. Thanks to an over $78 million donation from the Stefan Persson family, the company…

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Over 29 Million People Enslaved, Says World's First Global Slavery Index

More than 29 million people across the globe live in conditions of modern-day slavery, according to the first index to quantify the scale of forced labor on a country-by-country basis.…

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Demystify Cosmetics Labels With "Think Dirty" Smartphone App

Buying safe cosmetics has never been easier, with the help of your smartphone. The new Think Dirty app by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics takes the guess work out of buying safer health…

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Zady: An E-Commerce Platform for the Post–Rana Plaza Consumer

The days of new e-commerce fashion start-ups launching without a conscience might be a thing of the past. Consider Everlane, Durated or new sustainably minded retail start-up Zady…

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NASA Scientist Wants to Help You Find a Bra That Actually Fits

ThirdLove, a technology-based fashion brand, has recently released the beta version of their new mobile app that allows consumers to use pictures taken with an iPhone to buy bras and…

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Durated's E-Commerce Platform Tracks Products From Cradle to Grave

Do you know how that dress, sustainable or not, got to you and the many people it took to create it? Durated wants you to. With total transparency from cradle to grave, the founders of…

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Bib + Tuck is an Online Community for People to Shop Without Spending

There’s organic, upcycled, recycled, vintage, and many other ways you can find an outlet to be a more conscious shopper. But Bib + Tuck, a members-only online community for women,…

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Béyonce Puts a Ring on Collaborative Consumption at Rent the Runway

BOW DOWN Rent the Runway wants to make borrowing designer duds as easy as grabbing a movie from Netflix, and it shows. Simply choose the item you want, decide between a four- or…

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