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Earth Moment Buys Carbon Credits With Every Sale

Earth Moment Buys Carbon Credits With Every Sale

Ethical shopping is usually more about which products you buy than where you buy them, but EarthMoment.com hopes that the carbon credits it donates with every purchase will be enough to make you want to do your holiday shopping with them.

October 29, 2007

Avon: Pretty or Poisonous

Avon: Pretty or Poisonous

Avon has earned the reputation of being a model corporation for female employment. The company’s CEO is female, and women hold more than half of the executive positions and highest paid jobs. But when it comes to the rank and file sales representatives, Avon doesn’t look so pretty.

 

October 17, 2007

Unilever Sends Mixed Messages About "Real Beauty"

Unilever Sends Mixed Messages About "Real Beauty"

When Dove's "Campaign for Real Beauty" ads started running, they met with an overwhelmingly positive response from consumers and critics tired of sexually exploitative and denigrating images of women in the media. But these types of depictions are the defining principle behind the marketing strategy for Axe Body Spray, another of Unilever's brands.

October 16, 2007

Hidden Dangers in Baby Products

Hidden Dangers in Baby Products

When most people purchase products for their babies—from lotions and shampoos to photo books—they assume that the products have been tested and have passed strict regulations to ensure they will not harm their baby.  That can be a dangerous assumption.

September 26, 2007

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  • Genetic Engineering and Monopolistic behavior = Monsanto