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 4/24

Where well-made basics & good conscience come in the same bag | New York Times

New impact investing marketplace that links social enterprises & investors | Forbes

How to make your wedding style eco-friendly | Brides.com

Taking the vintage clothing challenge to reduce their carbon footprint | Teen Vogue

Millennial consumers impacted by ethical fashion report | Newshub

Sustainable fashion-forward designers you should know | Vogue

Solving the world’s biggest problems: better philanthropy through systems change | Social Enterprise Alliance

What nature can teach us about sustainability + innovation | PRI

The world’s most eco-friendly countries | The Telegraph

Doing good is the most effective stress reducer | Huffington Post

 

Week of 4/17

Pursuits of Purpose: A Talk with The Good Trade Founder, AmyAnn Cadwell | Krochet Kids Intl.

The fight to end female genital mutilation | Buzzfeed

Why eco-friendly beauty packaging is on the rise in 2017 | Allure

Wedding & engagement rings that are ethically made and do good | Forbes

Taking upcycling to the next level | Huffington Post

20 female executives share their best career advice | Medium

Ford Foundation is an unlikely convert to impact investing | New York Times

On fashion runways, inclusion is about more than color | NPR

The environmental cost of creating clothes | The Economist

The many faces of social enterprise | Medium

 

Week of 4/10

Style & substance: How to create a more sustainable wardrobe | Huffington Post UK

Want to teach ethical fashion to kids? Here’s how | The Guardian

This eco-friendly surface could transform the design world | Architectural Digest

7 crowdfunding keys for social entrepreneurs | Forbes

Partnering for girls, women, and the global goals | Medium

Instead of asking “why is this so expensive?”, ask “why is this so cheap?” | LinkedIn

5 compliments your body needs today | Darling Magazine

Steps to start a life of volunteerism | Conscious Mag

Here’s what being an eco-fashion designer means to me | USA Today

Ford Foundation to invest $1 billion in impact investing | Bloomberg

 

Week of 4/3

How successful were the Millennium Development Goals? | The Guardian

The affordable fashion brand changing the face of ethical shopping | Huffington Post

Shark Tank appearance helped this brand reduce waste in Los Angeles | Forbes

Can Red Bull make social entrepreneurship an extreme sport? | Fast Company

Generating returns for social impact | Inside Philanthropy

The biggest game changer in African fashion is... the Internet | CNN

GoDaddy starts social impact program | Huffington Post

7 ways anyone can reduce waste | Darling Magazine

 

Week of 3/27

A new wave of socially conscious tampon companies focuses on organics & giving back | Fast Company

Social impact and profit align to feed this founder’s success | Faces of Founders

Meet the woman saving millions of honey bees | Huffington Post

How L’Oreal is turning itself into a sustainability leader | Fast Company

This chef’s conservation efforts are helping save our world’s oceans | Uproxx

Gender equality is the missing link for India’s progress | Huffington Post

What you can do about climate change | The New York Times

How charity:water is using data to connect donors and the people they’re helping | Fast Company

A genius new way to clean up oil spills… with a sponge | Business Insider

Why eco-friendly workout gear matters more than you think | Darling Magazine

 

 

A T T E N D 


Week of 4/24

Fashion Revolution’s ATX
Austin, TX | Apr 24

CSR Awards: Sustainability & Innovation
New York City, NY | Apr 25

Tech for Good: VR For Social Impact
Dublin, Ireland | Apr 25

Impact Capitalism Summit
Chicago, IL | Apr 25 - 26

Power Hour: Building Cross-Community Solidarity
San Diego, CA | Apr 28

Starting Lean with Social Impact
Oakland, CA | Apr 28

Fair Trade Day Festival & Celebration
New York City, NY | May 13

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

Social Innovation Summit
Chicago, IL | Jun 6 - 7

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

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

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!

 

Week of 4/17

CUYANA + Glow
New York City, NY | Apr 19

Free Screening of The True Cost
Overland Park, KS | Apr 20

Fashion Revolution’s ATX
Austin, TX | Apr 24

Tech for Good: VR For Social Impact
Dublin, Ireland | Apr 25

Impact Capitalism Summit
Chicago, IL | Apr 25 - 26

Starting Lean with Social Impact
Oakland, CA | Apr 28

Fair Trade Day Festival & Celebration
New York City, NY | May 13

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

Social Innovation Summit
Chicago, IL | Jun 6 - 7

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

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

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!

 

Week of 4/10

The Future of Social Good Tech - Amplifying the Impact of Nonprofits
New York City, NY | Apr 12

CUYANA + Glow
New York City, NY | Apr 19

Free Screening of The True Cost
Overland Park, KS | Apr 20

Fashion Revolution’s ATX
Austin, TX | Apr 24

Tech for Good: VR For Social Impact
Dublin, Ireland | Apr 25

Impact Capitalism Summit
Chicago, IL | Apr 25 - 26

Starting Lean with Social Impact
Oakland, CA | Apr 28

Fair Trade Day Festival & Celebration
New York City, NY | May 13

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

Social Innovation Summit
Chicago, IL | Jun 6 - 7

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

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

Ethical Fashion Show
Berlin, Germany | July 4 - 6

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

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!

 

Week of 4/3

S Word: In Search of Sustainability
Online | Mar 28

Eco-Fashion Week
Vancouver, Canada | Mar 31 - Apr 2

Women’s Empowerment Week
Montclair, NJ | Apr 1 - 9

Women In The World Summit
New York City, NY | Apr 5 - 7

Darling Magazine - Spring Launch Party
Los Angeles, CA | Apr 6

The Future of Social Good Tech - Amplifying the Impact of Nonprofits
New York City, NY | Apr 12

Free Screening of The True Cost
Overland Park, KS | Apr 20

Impact Capitalism Summit
Chicago, IL | Apr 25 - 26

Fair Trade Day Festival & Celebration
New York City, NY | May 13

Social Innovation Summit
Chicago, IL | Jun 6 - 7

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

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

Ethical Fashion Show
Berlin, Germany | July 4 - 6

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

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!

 

B R O W S E 


Week of 4/24

Veerah’s Mulan heels - dress them up or down with accessories

Indego Africa’s basket sale for 25% off

Kynder launches eco-conscious tourism & travel platform

Ariana Bohling’s Kaya handmade sandals

Minna’s newest throws for the SS17 season

 

Week of 4/17

Common Good launches their newest Kickstarter for refill collections

MODO releases their SS17 sunglass collection

Apolis re-releases their new organic shirts

Nisolo’s natural vachetta leather collection is now live

Deux Main’s cham earrings are new arrivals - with less than 25 left in stock!

 

Week of 4/10

wearwell is the ethical version of StitchFix - they’ve launched their Kickstarter through 4/30

Slumlove Sweater Co’s Spring and Summer ‘17 collection, Part 1 has been released

Jemma Wynne x Stone & Strand launches their newest bridal capsule collection

20% off Francis + Benedict’s maxi sale with code MAXI20

Same Thread’s Spring 2017 collection has launched

 

Week of 4/3

DOOBLAVEY is hosting a giveaway for their W-dress

Bambeco releases new recycled drinkware & glassware

Sackcloth & Ashes launches their new classic collection of blankets

Alima Pure adds eye primer to their all-natural makeup collection

Matt & Nat update their handbag collection for Spring / Summer 2017

 

Week of 3/27

Nisolo is donating 10% of proceeds through March for flooding relief in Peru

The Giving Keys’ Original Keychain is now customizable

Krochet Kids has launched their new Spring Collection

Darling Magazine’s new annual subscription now includes digital access

Sudara’s latest spring prints for their apparel line