Category Archives: Ethical consumption

BenJerry
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The Trojan Horse Strategy – Changing Business From Within

Imagine that you are the owner of a highly successful social enterprise that has built its success on doing both well and good. One day you get a call from a well-known multi-national corporation, perhaps one with a less than … Continue reading

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Socially Responsible Investing – A big step forward or a waste of time?

Socially responsible investing (SRI) is putting more focus on corporate social and environmental practices through both positive and negative screens. In fact, ethical and green investment has never been more popular. Continue reading

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The art of sustainability

Not long ago, I discovered the project Happy Xmas Trees. This ambitious Danish art and sustainability project is currently transforming Copenhagen into one giant outdoor gallery featuring Christmas tree sculptures by various artists. But these trees aren’t just for show. Once Christmas is over, they will be auctioned off to raise money for the afforestation project, Happy® Forests. Continue reading

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Superflex and Guarana Power
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Value creation with aesthetic capital

Social entrepreneurs Superflex create value for Brazilian guaraná farmers with the use of aesthetical capital. Continue reading

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The business of organic foods

The market for organic foods is growing faster than for conventional foods. But will we be able to accomodate sustainable consumption needs in the long run? Continue reading

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Buycotters – consumption for a better world

Ethical consumption and buycotting is on the rise and constitutes huge business opportunities. Continue reading

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