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Socially Responsible Shopping

I recently got an interest in buying from socially responsible clothing brands. What is that, you ask? Well, basically these are brands that give a shit about the people who make these clothes, the major issues in clothing factories, and the environm...
by Dirty Pink City on Jul 16, 2016

10 Christmas Shopping Don’ts

Don’t buy anything a Kardashian might wear. Items include: bad rap musicians, undersized thongs, anything that was once a living creature, ex-professional basketball players and any fashion accessory that requires 2 or more sherpas to haul it a...
by The Alternative Consumer on Dec 11, 2014

VIDEO: Can You Invest With Your Conscience?

Can investing with a socially responsible mindset work for you? Christina M. Alfonso, Madiera Global CEO, joins MoneyBeat to discuss “impact investing.” Thanks for checking us out. Please take a […]Read more of the post VIDEO: Can Y...

Engage with Nicaraguan Culture – 10 Ideas

Nicaragua is a thrilling place. It’s a stunningly beautiful country with a nice mix of adventure opportunities, beautiful beaches and vibrant cities. The locals are friendly, it is reasonably inexpensive and, if you look for it, there is culture ev...
by International Mel on Jan 12, 2014

Socially Responsible Travel in Leon Nicaragua

I hope you enjoyed my first post on socially responsible travel options in Granada, Nicaragua. It explained my general observations about confronting the issue of poverty and lack of social support networks while travelling in developing countries. T...
by International Mel on Dec 1, 2013

Dead Sea Turtles in Nicaragua: A Tortuga Mystery

I serve on the board of a sea turtle conservancy in Florida, so I was excited to see whatever there was to see related to sea turtles in Nicaragua. Much to my chagrin, I missed the olive ridley arribada, when they all come ashore, en mass, to nest.
by International Mel on Nov 11, 2013

Socially Responsible Travel in Nicaragua

  One of the issues I confront each time I travel to a developing country is the poverty. Compared to the general population, I am blessed. The locals know it. When I travel, I’m a target for unsavory characters, aggressive vendors, and beggar...
by International Mel on Nov 8, 2013

Smiles for the People – a Tried and True Green Product Review

Now here’s something to smile about – a new toothbrush company with a big heart, set to make a big impact. Twenty-two year-old founder Joe Brennan formed cause-related Smiles for the People based on three core values: people, planet and p...
by The Alternative Consumer on Mar 20, 2013

Conscious Box Giveaway and Discount Code

Have you heard about Conscious Box? They have entered the growing space of subscription boxes, but I think they are quite special and unique. As a company, they search for the best eco-friendly and all-natural products to share with their subscribers...
by PersonalFitCoach on Mar 19, 2013

How To Invest And How To Save Money Feb 2013 Edition

Welcome to Feb 2013 edition of How To Invest And How To Save Money at Facelube Blog. Here are the topics of this month – INCOME BOOST BLUEPRINT – HOW TO MAKE MONEY WITH YOUR PASSION, 10 Steps to Strengthen … Continue reading →...

Socially responsible marketing ? It depends on the products

Hubspot asks “should corporate social responsibility be a part of your marketing strategy?”.  The answer is it depends on what you’re selling and what consumers are willing to pay.  Hubspot goes on to say “in fact, data from...
by New Media and Marketing on Oct 1, 2012

Rasa Sayang, A Little Piece of Heaven, Penang, Malaysia

Sweet nutmeg welcome drinks on arrival to the Rasa Wing lobby. Spacious rooms with bed and living area divided by a fully equipped desk and separate bath and dressing area.    Small details such as a fresh fruit basket...
by The Yum List on Apr 19, 2012

The Gardens of Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa, Penang, Malaysia

This is a visual sneak peak of an upcoming post on the magnificent Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa on Batu Feringgi Beach, Penang. Truly a piece of paradise.
by The Yum List on Apr 10, 2012

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