Fair Trade

Entrepreneurs

Three Years That Changed the Way India Trades

GST, which is considered the most significant tax reform since Indian independence, has transformed the Indian business landscape over the past three years

Business News

Why This Fashion Company That Pays Its Workers Above-Average Wages Teaches Money Management

The co-founders of the socially conscious shoe seller Nisolo realized that increasing their producers' incomes was just the beginning of improving their lives.

Marketing

#5 Ways to Make Your Marketing Strategy Hyperlocal

Businesses interested in leveraging the local community to generate revenue, have to partake in community discourse in order to initiate and build loyal relationships eventually

Technology

How Fintech is Taking over the Logistics Sector

A few start-ups are offering the pay-as-you-go model, whereby one can track the shipment and know the exact distance covered by the truck or carrier service, and pay accordingly

Lifestyle

Why 'Walking BookFairs' is Probably The Country's Only Book Mobile

Walking BookFairs was born with the idea of taking books to more people everywhere.

Business News

Trump's Business-Friendly Economic Agenda

Trump's plans for tax and regulatory reform could benefit entrepreneurs, small business owners and corporations alike.

Business News

China Is a Problem, But Higher Tariffs Are Not the Solution

Pushing higher tariffs may win Trump some votes, but his politics would yield awful economic policy.

Business News

This Guy Makes Hipster Shoes in Africa. But Don't Call Him a Social Entrepreneur.

Oliberte founder Tal Dehtiar sells handmade stylish sneaker-shoes. At the same time, he is demonstrating a new model of 'charity.'

Business News

Socially Responsible Small Businesses Often Grow Very Large

Doing more than the minimum for workers and the environment has paid off handsomely for many well-known businesses.

Business News

How This Army Vet Found Camaraderie in a Burger Franchise

Not even 30 years old, Daniel Kemelman has brought skills from his time in the National Guard into his Bareburger restaurant.

Business News

Making a Business of Premium Coffee for Premium Social Impact

Based in Rwanda, KZ Noir buys coffee from more than 10,000 regional small farmers and employs over 1,200 seasonal staff, including more than 800 women.

Business News

How Fair Trade Went From a Crazy Coffee Concept to a Global Sustainability Trend

When Paul Rice initially brought his idea for Fair Trade certified products to suppliers in the U.S., they either met him with intense skepticism or rejected him outright. Today, his model is flourishing.

Business News

First Coffee, Now Fashion: Apparel Brands Seek Fair Trade Certification Despite Challenges

Patagonia is the biggest apparel brand to commit to Fair Trade standards so far, joining a select group of mission-driven entrepreneurial brands like yoga-apparel company prAna and shoemaker Oliberte.

Business News

Think Coffee Provides a New Model for Sustainable Businesses

The New York-based coffee company puts farmers and their communities first.