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Buying Chocolate for Valentine's Day? Think Twice!!

Lennard Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Lennard Davis

More than half the world's chocolate comes from child laborers in the Ivory Coast and Ghana.

What Does Kraft's Takeover Of Cadbury Mean For Fairtrade Cocoa?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Just last month, Cadbury's CEO urged shareholders to hold tight and go for sustainability because he believed that the company's strong ethical code w...

Chocolate: Truly The Food Of The Gods

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Originally consumed as a hot liquid, either thick or thin, laced through with hot spice and cinnamon, chocolate tasted nothing like the cloyingly sweet candy we call chocolate today.

Be Mine and Be Fair this Valentine's Day

Elizabeth Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Elizabeth Rogers

Almost 40 percent of Valentine's Day gifts involve some sort of candy or chocolate. Yet these gifts, which are meant to convey love and friendship, have this horrifically unlovely and unfriendly story.

Sustainable Valentine's Day

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

Whatever your take is on February 14th, it's an opportunity to actually not spend much money (and who has any left to spend in this economy?) and make it a sustainable day.

Ethical Chocolate Worth Craving

Josie Garthwaite | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josie Garthwaite

But chocolate made with an eye to its social and environmental impact needn't taste virtuous, as Sierra Club staffers recently found out.

How To Green Your Easter

Olivia Zaleski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Zaleski

It's Easter time and in case you haven't noticed, the retail world has gone full force "Easter-Spectacular." With Christmas over, it's "out with the m...

A Greener, Sweeter Valentine's Day

Olivia Zaleski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Olivia Zaleski

Is Valentine's Day a beautiful celebration of love, commitment and denial? Dating back hundreds of years, the origins of Valentine's Day--and its ...