Elegant Roots

Holiday Travelers Beware: Trans Fats Lurk

Is Serving Trans Fats Antithetical to CSR?
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The folks at ElegantRoots.com have a warning: Southwest Airlines serves trans fats in some of its snacks -- you know, the meal substitues. Beware holiday travelers. Is this corporate social responsibility? Come on, Southwest, clean up the food-like substances you serve!

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The folks at ElegantRoots.com have a warning: Southwest Airlines serves trans fats in some of its snacks -- you know, the meal substitues. Beware holiday travelers. Is this corporate social responsibility? Come on, Southwest, clean up the food-like substances you serve!

CSRMinute: Neste Oil Earns EU's ISCC Verification for Renewable Diesel; Elegant Roots Supports Mandela Foundation's 466664 Campaign

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TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

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TheCSRminute is your daily video digest of the most relevant Corporate Social Responsible news of the day. Our team of 3BL Media correspondents tracks the global world of corporate social responsibility to bring you coverage of the most important announcements, initiatives, issues, trends, ideas, and breaking news.

Elegant Roots and Turquoise Mountain

A Social Biz Teams with a Not-For-Profit
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ElegantRoots, a social business committed to opening the American market to artisan goods -- supporting traditional arts to preserve traditional lifestyles -- teams up with the not-for-profit Turquoise Mountain, which is creating artist coops in Kabul in order to revive the traditonal arts of Afghanistan, revive a sense of national identity, and create economic and educational opportunities.

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ElegantRoots, a social business committed to opening the American market to artisan goods -- supporting traditional arts to preserve traditional lifestyles -- teams up with the not-for-profit Turquoise Mountain, which is creating artist coops in Kabul in order to revive the traditonal arts of Afghanistan, revive a sense of national identity, and create economic and educational opportunities.

Help Put Ganzorig Microloan Over the Top

ElegRoo Funds a Microloan
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ElegRoo, also known as ElegantRoots, is an online boutique offering the hottest artisan-made jewelry, accessories and furnishings For Her, For Him, and For Home. Hot and always green. At our .com and from our facebook shop. Our cuase is to support green artisans/designers by providing a market. We also support artisans through Kiva microloans like the one we just made to a furniture maker in Mongolia. Join us; you'll be glad you did!

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ElegRoo, also known as ElegantRoots, is an online boutique offering the hottest artisan-made jewelry, accessories and furnishings For Her, For Him, and For Home. Hot and always green. At our .com and from our facebook shop. Our cuase is to support green artisans/designers by providing a market. We also support artisans through Kiva microloans like the one we just made to a furniture maker in Mongolia. Join us; you'll be glad you did!

Online Luxury Gift Boutique Brings Transparency To The Forefront of the Shopping Experience So Consumers Can Make Informed Decisions

In an Ever More Complex Marketplace, an Elegant Solution: Information Empowers Meaningful Purchase Choices
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Oakland, CA - July 31, 2009 –Elegant Roots, an online boutique offering high-quality, luxury gifts made exclusively by eco-conscious and socially responsible designers from across the globe announces it has embarked on a web redesign—to enhance a unique format that provides customers with the who (made this product), what (is it made from), where (was it made) and why (beyond form and function, is it worth buying) - information they need to feel great about what they are buying and giving.

Elegant Roots' Latest Kiva Loan

Try Kiva -- You'll Like It!
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Elegant Roots is happy to report it has just completed another microloan through the outstanding site, kiva.org. The notion of providing support on a person-to-person basis aligns perfectly with the core values of Elegant Roots — the very reason it exists is to support the visions of those striking out on their own to make a product in which they have pride. For ElegRoo, we focus on socially responsible products. We can’t determine that with regard to every kiva microloan. Regardless, first steps in a positive direction have great value.

Goleman's Ecological Intelligence Book Review

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Welcome to a running review of Daniel Goleman's newest book, Ecological Intelligence: How knowing the Hidden Impacts of What We buy Can Change Everything.

What's a "running review"? I'm going to post impressions as I read the book. Not chapter-by-chapter necessarily, but a series nonetheless, a serialized book review. You can discover it with me.

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