Shakespeare Lives!

Help us fight illiteracy and improve the lives of millions of children When living in one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world, it’s hard to imagine that worldwide there are over 250 million children (four times the UK population) who can’t even read or write. Every child deserves access to quality education […]

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What a feminist REALLY looks like.

Just days ago the Mail on Sunday featured a story about T-shirts that had been made in a sweatshop. The story was significant for a few reasons. First of all because the Daily Mail was writing a story about Ethical Fashion and supply chains – not something that usually fills the pages of the tabloid […]

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Success, Significance & Social Responsibility

Is your business successful or significant? According to Ralph Catto, the Chairman of Ethical Goods Limited the key to a creating a prosperous business is to be ‘Successful and significant’ (with success always leading the way!) Ralph began his commercial career with a UK stock broker company. He spent 12 years focusing very much on corporate […]

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Pharmaceuticals & the Poor

“Just another corporate easing their conscience & buying charity silence?” May 10, 2013. London, United Kingdom. One of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies and a global charity has announced a 5 year partnership worth more than £15 million. The two organisations are seemingly unlikely partners, given that Save the Children was one of a number […]

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Life is Cheap

“Will the latest Bangladesh fatalities finally bring change to unethical supply chains?” April 25, 2013. London, United Kingdom. Yet another horrific incident has occurred in Bangladesh. On April 24th a factory collapse killed more than 1000 people, injured more than 2,500 and forced a 24 hour rescue operation that rescued more than 2,400 people including […]

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Ensuring Corporate Philanthropy Partnerships Work

In an article for ‘Charities Management Magazine‘ this month, our MD Duncan Parker gives some insight into how to form and sustain effective partnerships between business and charities. “DUNCAN PARKER, managing director of agency ETHICAL GOODS, emphasises the requirement for careful thought beforehand and then disciplined commitment throughout by both corporates and charities if partnerships […]

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ETHICAL GOODS SALES INCREASE DESPITE RECESSION

January 2nd, 2013. London, United Kingdom. The Co-operative Bank puts sales of ethical goods and services in 2011 at more than £47bn, up from £35.5bn five years ago according to a new report. Since the onset of the economic downturn five years ago, the value of ethical markets from Fairtrade products and green energy to […]

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 12

Day 12’s Sustainable Christmas Gift Idea – Home-made Christmas Treats Our favourite sustainable gift idea is saved until last. And it couldn’t be more on-trend! All the TV cooking and variety shows are showing you how to make economical and unique home made Christmas treats. The site of them gets all of our appetites going, so […]

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