WFTO decision to implement external audits
We heard the news from one of our provider/partners who attended the World Fair Trade Organization conference in Rio. Simply put, there will be a certification system to go along with the fair trade label, similar to the organic label on foods. Read more from Global Crafts:
The Natural Step
Through the work of Mike Keen and the Center for a Sustainable Future at IU South Bend, I was introduced to The Natural Step, an international network of organizations working toward sustainability. Their “Four Principles of Sustainability” can be applied to your family, your workplace, your city or school.
At Just Goods, we focus on choosing products that meet these criteria, that’s what we are all about. But, we also apply these ideas to just about every decision we make: marketing, heating/cooling, location, cleaning, use of space, etc.
We’d like to share this chart with you, and continue our conversations with you about sustainability and consumer goods. You can also watch a 2 minute video and learn more at their website.
Want to know more about the cosmetic and cleaning products you use? Want spread the word about consumption and how it affects our society and world? Here are some great links: