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  • How to: Buy Ethical and Responsible Jewellery

    By Kate | Jewellery

    "When we buy things in one place, it has repercussions some place else.... When we put our credit card down we endorse a corporation and their practices and what it takes, and how it affects thousands, if not millions of lives." — Edward Zwick, dir...


  • Holiday Gift Guide: Give Them What They Want With (Ethical) Gift Cards

    By Valerie Hutterer | Men

    According to the New York Times, all research points to gift success is as easy as buying your recipient something quick and easy. As the buyer, we fret over the 'perfect gift', but the perfect gift is the one they want (need more reassurance, read t...


  • Holiday Gift Guide: Making Air Travel Zen, Gift Ideas for Travelers

    By Kate | Living

    Between launching EcoSessions (our global event series that connects industry, designers and citizens around topics for change) and speaking about the Magnifeco book, I flew over 70,000 miles this year. Whether traveling for work-or getting ready for...


  • Holiday Gift Guide: Sweet Ideas for Babies

    By Kate | Kids

    Sweet baby's first (or second) holiday? One thing is clear, you want the cleanest, purest products for them, without sacrificing style. Our list keeps them chic and clean: Traveling in style: Keep baby close, comfortable and ergonomic with the Ros...


  • Holiday Gift Guide: Ideas Beyond the Generic For Dad

    By Valerie Hutterer | Men

    Add 'dad' to anything—dad jeans, dad bod, dad style—and you're implying that it's not hip, but that's not the case for our list. We have suggestions for dads of every style and age that will match his tastes and his love for all things ethical....


  • Holiday Gift Guide: Cruelty-free Ideas for the Vegans on Your List

    By Valerie Hutterer | Men

    The term "vegan" was first coined back in 1944 by Donald Watson of the Vegan Society of the UK. His definition outlined: Veganism is a way of living that seeks to exclude, as far as possible and practicable, all forms of exploitation of, and cruelty...


  • Holiday Gift Guide: 7 Cool Gift Ideas For Your Brother

    By Valerie Hutterer | Men

    “ Brothers and sisters are as close as hands and feet.” – Vietnamese Proverb Maybe you grew up together in the same house and shared childhood adventures together  or maybe he's the 'brother from another mother' who's always there for you a...


  • Holiday Gift Guide: For the Cool Kid on Your List

    By Valerie Hutterer | Kids

    All kids really want is time. A walk, a book read, some time when your face shines on their face - truly, they are the easiest person on the list. But, if you also feel the need to gift, because they have you in their life, on some level they too car...


  • Holiday Gift Guide: For the Woman You Love

    By Valerie Hutterer | Women

    “I knew the second I met you that there was something about you I needed. Turns out it wasn’t something about you at all. It was just you.” ––from Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire If your love and passion runs that deep, no amount of...


  • Holiday Gift Guide: 8 Thoughtful Presents for Mom

    By Valerie Hutterer | Women

    Oscar Wilde shared the complexity of our relationship to the woman who created us with his quote, "All women become like their mothers. That is their tragedy. No man does. That's his."  She's dynamic and complex, and needs a gift that matches her st...