(3BL Media and Just Means )- Think back to 2011. The worst of the recession in the US is over (for some.) It's been a few years, but you can now afford to get back to your regular patronizing of your local Starbucks. As you order your morning caffeine the barista asks if you'd like to help Starbucks create more USA-based jobs.
(3BL Media and Just Means)- It's been several months since I've written anything about the fair trade movement, but that's not because things aren't happening. In fact, it's the 25th anniversary of fair trade! A lot of positive things have changed and from my refreshed perspective, the fair trade movement seems to be collaborating, perhaps finally finding more common ground. Perhaps.
“There is no such thing as a socially responsible business because that term suggests that an enterprise has reached a destination and there is no more work to be done." Honest Tea co-founder and TeaEO, Seth Goldman.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Ica is a large desert region on the coast of Peru. Called by Peruvians the “Land of the Sun,” its many days of sunshine allow crops to be grown year round, among them cotton, grapes, asparagus, olives, and other produce.