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Harmless Harvest Tracks Every Ounce of Impact in America’s First, Fair Trade Coconut Water Celebrating Fair Trade Month

(3BL Media and Just Means) – October: It’s the month which gives us an excuse to drink an excessive number of pumpkin lattes, indulge in political debate with family and trek up to Vermont for leaf peeping. Even more, it gives us the opportunity to stand side by side with small farmers around the world. Every year, I have the joy of hearing from dozens of companies who use October as a reason to support fair wages through consumer purchases.

India’s First B Corp Uses Uber-like Tech Model to Connect Supply Chains and Smallholder Farmers

(3BL Media and Just Means) - In the same way that the San Francisco Bay area will be read about in North American history books—or history apps, rather—Bangalore is creating historical tech waves in India. That country’s first certified B Corp, eKutir Global, is shaping that tide.

Hold the Beef. More Broccoli Please: Why Hong Kong’s Green Monday Movement Is Building a Flexitarian Globe

(3BL Media and Just Means)- After 13 years of pescetarianism, I might be reconsidering prosciutto and fried chicken. Tragic, to my purist, animal-loving friends, yes. But I feel like I don’t see the industrialization of animal production ending because I substitute tofu for chicken on my bacon-less Cobb salad. When I was a young twenty-something, I quickly gave myself to the anti-climate change, animal-loving campaigners at my university.

Josephine Empowers Home Cooks through Small-Scale Production and Community

(3BL Media and Just Means) - Tapas Tuesday at Patricia’s house. Prahok Khatiss Noodles at Monica and Kelvin’s? Or stop by Kelly’s for Bean Soup with Pancetta?  Hungry yet? Sounds better than that frozen pizza or fast food drive-through you’re thinking about tonight, right?

Better Hearing in the Dominican Republic Provided by Hear the World Foundation and Sonova Group


(Camil looking at sister Shenoa. Photo Credit: Michael Edmond Isaac)

B Corp Amavida Runs Across Congo in Support of Gender Equality

(3BL Media and Just Means) - Seven days, seven marathons. The Run Across Congo has created huge awareness for gender equality in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Women runners from around the U.S. gathered together along the shores of Lake Kivu to partner with and encourage female farmers.

Getting Dressed in the Dark: Understanding The True Cost

(3BL Media and Just Means) - Ten years ago, I had a breakdown in a dressing room at the mall. I needed to buy my first suit for a new job with a leading anti-slavery organization. Oh, the irony. Bangladesh, India, Guatemala, Vietnam.

Sustainability Leaders Meet at Miami's Recycling Energy Forum Expo

(3BL and Just Means) Sustainability in Florida gets a bad rap. I understand that. Compared to New England, California and Europe, Florida overall lags in conversations about sustainability in business, government and education. Jesse Rittenhouse and Iraklis Kalamenios, co-founders of the Recycling Energy Forum, are working to change that.

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