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Smaller Brands Can Help End Global Poverty, Too

by Tina Casey
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In the global fight against poverty, a quiet revolution in corporate giving has been bubbling under the surface. Smaller brands are finding that a relatively modest amount of money can help transform the lives of women and their families. One important strategy is to fund microloans for women, who worldwide are more likely to be impoverished than men.

Video | Seventh Generation is #FundingHerFuture through Whole Planet Foundation

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This year, Whole Planet Foundation aims to raise $4 million dollars during its Annual Prosperity Campaign to fund microloans for people living in poverty where Whole Foods Market sources products.

Supplier Alliance for Microcredit Partners are Funding Her Future

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This year, Whole Planet Foundation’s Annual Prosperity Campaign aims to raise $4 million dollars to fund people living in poverty where Whole Foods Market sources products. Amplifying this year’s Prosperity Campaign, suppliers to Whole Foods Market in our top giving levels are donating $1.05 million to fund 31,550 opportunities for low-income entrepreneurs around the world to change their own lives.  

Whole Planet Foundation Launches Campaign to Alleviate Global Poverty

Partners Commit $1.05 Million for Microcredit
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On Friday, March 1, Whole Planet Foundation launches its Annual Prosperity Campaign to alleviate poverty around the globe for the world’s poorest people – mostly women – living in communities where Whole Foods Market sources products. This year’s campaign goal is to raise $4 million to increase the foundation’s current reach of 75 countries and 17 U.S. cities.

Empowering Entrepreneurs: Interview With Gayle Grindley, Investing in Future Generations

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Meet Gayle Grindley, Natural Channel Sales Director for Unilever

Gayle Grindley has travelled with Whole Planet Foundation and met microcredit clients in Austin, San Diego, Phoenix, in Guatemala in Central America (pictured), in Paraguay, South America and in Togo, West Africa.  

1.  What is your inspiration to support women entrepreneurs?  

Ecocentricity Blog: Native American Wisdom

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Seventh Generation is a reference to a phrase from the Constitution of the Iroquois Nation, which stresses the need to consider impacts of actions on the seventh generation to come. In many respects, it’s the same message as Tomorrow’s Child.

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Seventh Generation is a reference to a phrase from the Constitution of the Iroquois Nation, which stresses the need to consider impacts of actions on the seventh generation to come. In many respects, it’s the same message as Tomorrow’s Child.

Perseverence Pays Off in Huehuetenango

Meet Microentrepreneurs in the Highlands of Guatemala
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Hiball Energy, IZZE, Naked Juice, Papyrus-Recycled Greetings, Reserveage, Seventh Generation, and Surya Brasil met in Guatemala to witness microcredit in action.  Together these companies have contributed $1.9 million to Whole Planet Foundation in support of impoverished entrepreneurs like the women pictured here in Huehuetenango.  

Investors, Major Brands Call for Stronger Standards from Palm Oil Certification Group

Group urges RSPO to strengthen protections for forests, human rights
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BOSTON, June 01, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Institutional investors representing over $5 trillion in assets have joined together with some of the world’s largest and most recognizable consumer brands,

Seventh Generation Provides Lactation Suites in Three International Airports – A Mother’s Day Gift for Traveling Mamas

Partners with Mamava, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and JetBlue to Offer a New Choice for Nursing Mothers Traveling Through New York Metro Airports
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BURLINGTON, VT, May 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Seventh Generation, a leading household and baby care company, is sponsoring the creation and installment of four pumping and nursing pods for mothers, manufactured by Mamava, in key New York Metropolitan airports. One pod will be in JetBlue’s Terminal 5 at JFK Airport, two pods at Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and one at LaGuardia (LGA).

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