The Weekly

A staff-curated selection of what we’re reading, where we’re going and what we’re eyeing. Updated weekly.

Weekly

R E A D 


Week of 8/14

Why social impact is the only KPI that should matter for entrepreneurs | Entrepreneur

The ethical fashion brand celebs stand behind | Billboard

10 ways to save on organic groceries | Chicago Tribune

Interview: Stella McCartney on ethical fashion | The Times

14 best all-natural men’s shaving products | Men’s Journal

These eco-friendly hotels don’t look especially green - and that’s the point | Mic

US cities fall short on new sustainability report | US News & World Report

The film that aims to bind humanity together | Darling Mag

Millennials are driving $9 trillion change in investing | Business Insider

Sofia Vergara wants to empower women with her new brand, EBY | Tech Crunch


Week of 8/7

Made in Myanmar: Designers put ethical twist on local fashion | Global Times

This inventive safari invests in Kenya’s Maasai community and wildlife | Forbes

Must-have elements for building a new sustainable home | Baltimore Sun

Can Rent the Runway replace fast fashion? | Racked

Fast fashion is a disaster for women and the environment | Forbes

Practicing sustainable living: Eco-friendly flooring | The Hindu

Traveling across Africa in a smart car | Passion Passport

IKEA now sells solar panels and batteries in the UK | The Verge

Tesla goes cruelty-free with new vegan leather car seats | Care2

If you’re lonely, just 2 hours of volunteering a week may help | Reuters

 

Week of 7/31

From Found: Ethical fashion helping refugees find work while reducing waste | ABC Online

PETA & Free People are teaming up for a vegan clothing line | Bustle

Meet Marie Claire’s sustainable fashion advisory board | Marie Claire

Is this brand’s body-positive campaign the future of online shopping? | Refinery29

Coca-Cola launches first sustainability campaign to promote plastic recycling | Marketing Week

Getting more funds for fair trade farmers trying to expand | Forbes

6 social entrepreneurs whose companies are changing the world | Mashable

How upcycling can make our homes and hearts lighter | LiveMint

Shaping the future of sustainable travel to drive positive change | Yahoo UK

12 secrets from women who changed to natural beauty routines | Glamour

 

Week of 7/24

Where the ethical fashion industry is going wrong | HuffPost UK

Target aligns CSR with UN’s Sustainable Development Goals | Triple Pundit

What’s the answer to a sustainable future? We are. | National Geographic

The Unreasonable Group galvanizes social entrepreneurs to tackle UN’s goals | Forbes

Canadians should demand a more eco-friendly cup of coffee | HuffPost Canada

A minimalist Japanese architect is designing homes for refugees | Quartz

7 products to help you have a more eco-friendly period | The Debrief

Decoding cosmetics: Which ingredients do what? | Darling Mag

How Bite Beauty is building an all-natural lipstick business | BBC

This pickle company achieved zero-waste through composting and food scraps | FastCompany

 

A T T E N D 


Week of 8/14

Social Hour + Fireside Chat for BF+DA
New York City, NY | Aug 16

NY NOW: Market for Home, Lifestyle, + Gift
New York City, NY | Aug 19 - 23

Hello Beautiful’s Pop Up Shop
Chicago, IL | Aug 22

The Yellow Conference
Los Angeles, CA | Aug 24 - 25

Be Social Change Dinners: Meaningful Work
New York City, NY | Sept 14

Social Good Summit
New York City, NY | Sept 17

Social Enterprise Summit
Los Angeles, CA | Sept 18 - 20

Los Angeles Green Festival Expo
Los Angeles, CA | Sept 23

Global Citizen Festival
New York City, NY | Sept 30

SOCAP17
San Francisco, CA | Oct 10 - 13

CGI U 2017
Boston, MA | Oct 13 - 15

Sustainable Supply Chain Summit
London, UK | Oct 16 - 17

Net Impact Conference
Atlanta, GA | Oct 26 - 28

Travel+Social Good Summit
New York City, NY | Nov 16 - 17

Green Living Expo
Ft. Lauderdale, FL | Dec 2 - 3

The Heart Series (2018)
Los Angeles, CA | Feb 15 - 16, 2018
Use coupon code 2018GOODTRADE for 20% off any level ticket!

Devex World (2018)
Washington, D.C. | June 12, 2018

 

B R O W S E 


Week of 8/14

Elborne’s Crossover Skirt, handcrafted in India with certified organic cotton

Upper Earth’s 3 wooden round bowls, eco-friendly and perfect for serving

Ode to Sunday’s Erin kimono jacket for light fall days

Komodo’s layered marble necklace for a bold statement

Thought’s stunning Desert maxi dress, made from bamboo


Week of 8/7

Darzah’s Feyruz pillow handcrafted by refugees in Palestine

Soap N Skin’s award-winning Honey & Oat essential oils soap

Sudara’s Peacock Henna lounge tee, empowering women in India

Koko World’s colorful Addis Abeba dress

 

Week of 7/31

Winsome Goods’ Covil Dress for a summer coverup

Art & Eden’s Lace Up Tee for your little fashionista

Vilma Boutique’s grey Minimalist Vegan Clutch for a night out

Rebecca Mir Grady’s Jardin necklace, handmade + upcycled

The Ethical Silk Co’s Mulberry silk lounge pants for lazy Sundays

 

Week of 7/24

Franc’s Scoop Circle Dress in Grey & Pale Pink for both work + play

Hush Dotti’s Organic Lip + Cheek Tint for a bold look

Mar Y Lana’s Chicle poncho for a beach getaway

Laura Zabo’s Diamond upcycled earrings made from tires

Odylique’s organic avocado Replenishing Cream after long days