Every company, large and small, uses paper in their daily operations. That’s why when a business decides to “go green”, this is often where they start.
Green America has been a long-time leading voice and educator on progressive paper. In fact, we have an entire program dedicated exclusively to helping the magazine industry implement environmental stewardship policies and practices.
What is Fair Trade? Fair Trade is a system of exchange that honors producers, communities, consumers, and the environment.
Fair Trade helps ensure that farmers and artisans in the developing world receive a just price for their products, have direct involvement in the marketplace, and uphold environmental and labor rights standards. The system builds real and lasting relationships between producers in the Global South and businesses and consumers around the world.
Overseas sourcing can be the most complex part of any business, especially one that strives toward social responsibility.
We’ve consolidated here some of the best articles, links and materials on everything from sweatshops to certifications.