The Weekly

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

Weekly

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Week of 6/19

Social entrepreneurs: Disrupting the status quo in Malawi | HuffPost

The eco-guide to fair trade life | The Guardian

How Whole Foods became an organic giant | New York Times

How to plan an eco-friendly wedding | Chicago Tribune

What is fast fashion really doing about sustainability? | Refinery29

How Chicago is quickly becoming the social entrepreneurship capital in the US | Inc

This ice cream is made from food waste (and it’s delicious) | Fast Company

How 3D printing is changing education in Kenya | ONE

The innovative cruelty-free material that will replace leather | HuffPost

HP announces supply chain goals to enhance sustainability & impact | CSR Wire

 

Week of 6/12

Why sustainable fashion is amazing for profits, customers, and the whole world | HuffPost UK

What monkeys can teach us about fairness | New York Times

10 organic & sustainable rosés to drink this summer | VinePair

This ethical Indian label is closing the gap between old school tailoring & fast fashion | Fashionista

7 tips for funders investing in social enterprise | Devex

3 ways focusing on mental health has made me a better social entrepreneur | Forbes

In Washington DC, jewelry changes everything | Darling Mag

The world’s poorest communities dispel a big myth about the environment | Conscious Magazine

These gorgeous designer gowns are made by blind dressmakers | Fast Company

Stop pretending you’re not rich | New York Times

 

Week of 6/5

Quit impulsive purchases & your shopping addiction for good | Darling Magazine

Meatless Monday: Who grows our Fair Trade food? | HuffPost

Meet the organization aspiring to be the Peace Corps of the Fashion Industry | Mic

The Body Shop is gearing up to fight animal cruelty in a big way | Refinery29

How billionaires can make the most of their donations | Fast Company

Building House of Khadi - an ethical fashion label | HuffPost UK

How to dine out & eat organic in Miami | Miami Herald

Reformation is bringing sustainable fast fashion closer to reality | Digiday

Hit the thrift store for your capsule wardrobe | Treehugger

How this entrepreneur is connecting farmers to chefs | Forbes

 

Week of 5/22

Female entrepreneurs share their hacks for growth | Forbes

New sourcing database helps track sustainability | Drapers

These women aim to tackle global problems - and make money doing it | CNBC

Being skeptical while seeking out eco-friendly travel destinations | Washington Post

5 ways to add more margin to your life | Darling Magazine

Are CSR & Fair Trade the new diplomacy? | International Policy Digest

Utilizing your talents & creativity to give back | The Yellow Collective

Inside the growing business trend to give all your profits away | Fast Company

Why you should try de-cluttering your to-do list | New York Magazine

Fusing conscious consumerism into your business model | Forbes

 

Week of 5/15

Why the Dell Foundation is betting big on social entrepreneurs | Fast Company

Honoring Mothers: Mothers Day 2017 | Krochet Kids

Here’s what happened when I sweat-tested 7 natural deodorants | Cosmopolitan

Google & YouTube to partner on films highlighting girls in computer science | Variety

The next steps to an ethical fashion industry | Drapers

L’Oreal just signed an eco-friendly pledge | Allure Mag

Where sustainable travel is headed in 2017 | New York Times

Ten ways to make a big bet on social change | Stanford Social Innovation Review

Mindful meditation can help reduce mind-wandering in those with anxiety | Forbes

Ways to maintain a zero-waste kitchen | Conscious Magazine

 

Week of 5/8

How clothing brands are embracing transparency to meet the demands for sustainable apparel | AdWeek

Take the pledge to travel better | FastCompany

When it comes to doing good, brands need to put their money where their mouth is | Forbes

Design duo prove ethical fashion & high fashion can go hand in hand | The Sunday Times

Words that breathe life into the little girls around you | Darling Mag

How organic is your milk? Depends on the dairy | NPR

3 ways to help your board think more about sustainability | GreenBiz

A Stanford team just developed a line of biodegradable electronics | FastCompany

Women & girls are the greatest return on foreign assistance investment | Devex

9 ethical fashion hacks - how to look great & save money | HuffPost UK

 

A T T E N D 


Week of 6/19

Startup Weekend: Social Impact Edition
New York City, NY | June 23

Slow Food NYC Happy Hour
New York City, NY | June 26

Ethically Made: The Human Element Behind Our Clothes (Hosted by Mata Traders)
Chicago, IL | June 28

Ethical Fashion Show
Berlin, Germany | July 4 - 6

Be Social Change: Discussion about Meaningful Work
New York City, NY | July 11

Indego Africa: Photography Showcase
New York City, NY | July 19

Coyuchi x Permanent Collection Trunk Show
San Francisco, CA | July 20

DoSomething.Org’s Social Impact Bootcamp
San Francisco, CA | July 22

Sustainable Fashion: A Panel & Discussion
Detroit, MI | July 27

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

Social Good Summit
New York City, NY | Sept 17

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

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

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

 

Week of 6/12

CLASSY’s The Collaborative
Boston, MA | June 13 - 15

The Independent Handbag Awards
New York City, NY | June 14

Startup Weekend: Social Impact Edition
New York City, NY | June 23

Slow Food NYC Happy Hour
New York City, NY | June 26

Ethically Made: The Human Element Behind Our Clothes (Hosted by Mata Traders)
Chicago, IL | June 28

Ethical Fashion Show
Berlin, Germany | July 4 - 6

Be Social Change: Discussion about Meaningful Work
New York City, NY | July 11

Indego Africa: Photography Showcase
New York City, NY | July 19

DoSomething.Org’s Social Impact Bootcamp
San Francisco, CA | July 22

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

Social Good Summit
New York City, NY | Sept 17

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

SOCAP17
San Francisco, CA | Oct 10 - 13

CGI U 2017
Boston, MA | Oct 13 - 15

Net Impact Conference
Atlanta, GA | Oct 26 - 28

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

 

Week of 6/5

CUYANA’s Pop Up Shop
Boston, MA | June 4 - 26

Social Innovation Summit
Chicago, IL | June 6 - 7

NYC Green Festival
New York City, NY | June 10

CLASSY’s The Collaborative
Boston, MA | June 13 - 15

The Independent Handbag Awards
New York City, NY | June 14

Startup Weekend: Social Impact Edition
New York City, NY | June 23

Slow Food NYC Happy Hour
New York City, NY | June 26

Ethically Made: The Human Element Behind Our Clothes (Hosted by Mata Traders)
Chicago, IL | June 28

Ethical Fashion Show
Berlin, Germany | July 4 - 6

DoSomething.Org’s Social Impact Bootcamp
San Francisco, CA | July 22

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

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

SOCAP17
San Francisco, CA | Oct 10 - 13

CGI U 2017
Boston, MA | Oct 13 - 15

Net Impact Conference
Atlanta, GA | Oct 26 - 28

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

 

Week of 5/22

2017 Social Venture Challenge
Chicago, IL | May 23

Sustainable Brands ‘17 Conference
Detroit, MI | May 22 - 25

Conscious Corner: Social Good Block Party
Long Beach, CA | June 2

Social Innovation Summit
Chicago, IL | June 6 - 7

CLASSY’s The Collaborative
Boston, MA | June 13 - 15

The Independent Handbag Awards
New York City, NY | June 14

Startup Weekend: Social Impact Edition
New York City, NY | June 23

Ethical Fashion Show
Berlin, Germany | July 4 - 6

DoSomething.Org’s Social Impact Bootcamp
San Francisco, CA | July 22

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

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

SOCAP17
San Francisco, CA | Oct 10 - 13

CGI U 2017
Boston, MA | Oct 13 - 15

Net Impact Conference
Atlanta, GA | Oct 26 - 28

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

 

Week of 5/15

Sustainability Made Simple: An Evening of Learning & Ideas
San Francisco, CA | May 18

The Good Trade’s Studio Launch
Los Angeles, CA | May 20

Design for Social Impact
New York City, NY | May 20

2017 Social Venture Challenge
Chicago, IL | May 23

Sustainable Brands ‘17 Conference
Detroit, MI | May 22 - 25

Social Innovation Summit
Chicago, IL | June 6 - 7

CLASSY’s The Collaborative
Boston, MA | June 13 - 15

The Independent Handbag Awards
New York City, NY | June 14

Startup Weekend: Social Impact Edition
New York City, NY | June 23

Ethical Fashion Show
Berlin, Germany | July 4 - 6

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

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

SOCAP17
San Francisco, CA | Oct 10 - 13

CGI U 2017
Boston, MA | Oct 13 - 15

Net Impact Conference
Atlanta, GA | Oct 26 - 28

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 6/19

Be My Rose’s stunning bouquets 10% off with code THEGOODTRADE until 7/14

Smoke x Mirrors handcrafted Geo sunglasses

Ungalli’s Kickstarter for joggers made of 50% organic cotton & 50% recycled bottles

Diarte’s vanilla dress ideal for summer

Little Barn Apothecary’s jasmine + geranium polishing body scrub

 

Week of 6/12

Everlane’s 100% Human Pride Collection for June

People Tree’s perfect LBD

Good Apparel’s high-waisted overalls for summer

Mitscoots vintage tee with proceeds to help the homeless

HFS Collective’s bum bags for ease and accessibility

 

Week of 6/5

Raven + Lily’s Eliza V Skirt in white is new & perfect for summer

LifeProper’s Mini Daypack in Noir is the ideal day tote

Tuckerman + Co’s professional dress shirts for men

Matt + Nat’s vegan leather slip on sandals are both comfortable & chic

Eileen Fisher’s stretch crepe pants for easy & stylish sophistication

 

Week of 5/22

Nisolo’s newest leather sneakers for the summer launch Thursday

Buy a tee, plant a tree - Amour Vert’s latest initiative

Miansai’s cuffs for men & women

Suite One Studio’s baroque platters with accented brushstrokes

Vapour Beauty’s Radical Beauty Collection

 

Week of 5/15

Everlane’s newest collection: Form Sandals launch Tuesday 5/16

Noir Tribe & Ethical Fashion Initiative’s documentary film series on fashion: Ethetics

Become an investor in Darling Magazine now and empower women around the world

Bracha’s Admirable Opal necklace to support trafficking survivors

Slate + Salt’s perfectly summer Margarita Clutch

 

Week of 5/8

The Good Trade will be featured in social enterprise documentary, The New Breed

Win a pair of Nisolo’s wooden wedges before they release!

Fair + Simple’s spring & summer homeware collections

31 Bits’ exclusive Mother’s Day shop just in time before May 14th

GlobeIn’s adorable elephant wine stopper + other drinkware