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Ethical Coffee

Ethical coffee

Coffee is one of the biggest export/import commodities in the world and behind petroleum, coffee is the second most traded product in the world. Despite its popularity, coffee is not free of problems. There are ethical problems, as well as environmental and social issues at play. The most common strands of coffee in the world are Arabica and Robusta. Most of the ethical problems in today‚Äôs coffee industry occur with this poor quality coffee, which end up in the instant coffee jar. Instant coffee is a big business that allow the companies that produce it to purchase massive quantities which… read more

Aveda = Ethical

Aveda beauty products

Aveda, meaning ‘all knowledge’, is a range of ethically produced beauty products. Founded by Horst Rechelbacher in 1978, it was originally based on Ayervedic Medicine which is an ancient Indian alternative practise. Rechelbacher made his first batch of hair care in his kitchen sink and now Aveda is stocked in 24 Countries around the world. Aveda was one of the first companies to adopt a set of principles known as The Ceres Principles. The Ceres Principles were set up in 1989 and is a 10-point code of business practice toward sustainability. These principles include protection of the biosphere, reduction of… read more