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 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

 

Week of 5/1

Will Gen Z help the fashion industry clean up its act? | The Guardian UK

How social impact became a cornerstone for Box | Fast Company

10 ways to make your office more eco-friendly | TechRepublic

Living intentionally creates freedom like you’ve never imagined | Conscious Magazine

Fashion For Good accelerator winners pioneering sustainable style | Huffington Post

3 TED Talks that will change the way you shop for clothes | Verily

Is fast fashion a class issue? | Refinery29

Aspiration App can now tell you the social impact of your monthly spending | TechCrunch

How to ensure that sustainable investing remains successful | Forbes

9 tips to tackle your linen closet for spring cleaning | Darling Magazine

 

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

 

A T T E N D 


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

 

Week of 5/8

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

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

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

 

Week of 5/1

How to measure your social impact
London, UK | May 2

Conscious Capitalism, the Social Impact of Entrepreneurship
Chicago, IL | May 4

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

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

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 4/24

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!

 

B R O W S E 


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

 

Week of 5/1

JOYN’s weekender bags in Khaki Fern

Anchal Project’s perfect spring scarves in bold colors

Indigenous’ stunning Artisan skirt

Mayamiko’s newest collection complete with beautiful patterns

Vrai & Oro’s gorgeous vertical drop bar necklace in rose gold

 

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