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Archive for November, 2010

CSR to become part of European Trade Agreements

CSR to become part of European Trade Agreements

posted in CSR

From now on CSR will become an integral part of the European Union's trade agreements, following a vote in the Parliament. The European Parliament took this step to reflect the ...

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Ethical Fashion Forum – Excellence in Ethical Fashion

Ethical Fashion Forum – Excellence in Ethical Fashion

posted in Campaigns We Love , Events , Green Events

We are delighted to partner with the Ethical Fashion Forum as we share a mutual goal to facilitate excellence in the Ethical Fashion Sector. We want to see businesses with social and ...

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EcoChic PR, Marketing & Features Writing Internships 2010 – 2011

EcoChic PR, Marketing & Features Writing Internships 2010 – 2011

posted in Internship Opportunities

Are you looking to gain experience in PR, Marketing and digital Print Media? EcoChic Magazine has grown successfully over the last year to become one of the most recognised Green Glossy ...

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Parabens, Phylates & formadehyde, Beauty products unveiled

Parabens, Phylates & formadehyde, Beauty products unveiled

posted in Beautiful Trends , Body Beautiful

Lotions and potions, pampering and preening. Over the course of a lifetime an average female will spend £180,000 on beauty products. But in so doing, you could be accumulating a ...

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Get ready – here come the girls on a fairtrade crusade

Get ready – here come the girls on a fairtrade crusade

posted in Eco Design , Fair Trade Matters , New ways of thinking

It's a star-studded crusade and now they're on the march. Lisa Snowdon, Andrea McLean, Ali Bastian, Laura Bailey and a dozen other famous ladies have signed up to a major new ...

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Should Ethical Jewellers Support The Botswana Diamond Boycott?

Should Ethical Jewellers Support The Botswana Diamond Boycott?

posted in Campaigns We Love , Fair Jewellery Action , New ways of thinking

Survival International has called for a boycott of Botswana diamonds and they have targeted De Beers stores. Should the ethical jeweller heed this call and support this boycott, and to ...

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Vogue.com announces Body Shop’s Brush with Fashion Launch

Vogue.com announces Body Shop’s Brush with Fashion Launch

posted in Body Beautiful

As featured in Vogue.Com's Green Style Blog,  a catwalk sensation launched THE BODY SHOP's recent partnership with London College of Fashion to create a new limited edition, sustainable and cruelty-free ...

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350 Earth, the world’s first global climate art project, Brighton

350 Earth, the world’s first global climate art project, Brighton

posted in Body & Soul , Climate Change , Eco Sussex

Next Saturday the 27th of November, 350 EARTH will launch the world's first ever global climate art project, with a human art installation taking place at a yet not disclosed ...

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Caipora – Ethical Elegance breathing life into Body and Soul

Caipora – Ethical Elegance breathing life into Body and Soul

posted in Contemporary Jewellery , Eco Design , Ethical Fashion , Slow Fashion , Style Guide

EcoChic is delighted to celebrate Caipora's consciously gorgeous ethical jewellery collection. Caipora's designers magically mix their creative influences to skillfully juxtapose Brazilian vibrancy with a calming engagement to the natural ...

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Slow is Beautiful or a Patchwork Planet?

Slow is Beautiful or a Patchwork Planet?

posted in Eco Design , Fair Trade Matters , Slow Fashion , Style Guide

Can the fashion industry lead the way to a more sustainable and equitable future by embracing the challenges of climate change, resource shortages and high energy costs. The fashion industry is ...

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Shared Talent India: Ethical Fashion with Eco & Social Impact

Shared Talent India: Ethical Fashion with Eco & Social Impact

posted in Eco Design , Fair Trade Matters , Slow Fashion , Style Guide , Sustainable Textiles

Source more sustainably, the mantra of the Centre for Sustainable Fashion. More than 40% of fashion in the UK comes from India. With this in mind, The Centre for Sustainable Fashion ...

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Ethletic Christmas Discounts for EcoChic Magazine Readers

Ethletic Christmas Discounts for EcoChic Magazine Readers

posted in Fair Trade Matters

The secret of the success of the Fair Deal Trading Partnership, world leaders in fair trade sportsballs, sportswear and everyday products is based on a combination of years of direct involvement with producers, ...

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Dispatches reveals UK Sweatshops

Dispatches reveals UK Sweatshops

posted in Campaigns We Love , EcoChic Uncovers , Fashion Expose , New ways of thinking

Clothing on sale in the high street is being made in Britain in dirty, dangerous and "appalling" conditions, according to secret television footage which will intensify pressure on a fashion ...

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Corporate Social responsibility in mining: Columbia revealed

Corporate Social responsibility in mining: Columbia revealed

posted in CSR , New ways of thinking , Sustainability

COLOMBIA - The second bilateral dialogue with the Columbian business community and Canadian government ahead of the new free trade deal was held recently. It was organized by the Canadian Embassy ...

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Ethletic – Small steps lead to big changes

Ethletic – Small steps lead to big changes

posted in Eco Design , Reviews , Slow Fashion , Style Guide

The words "I want to wear them now!" were made by 6 year old Oliver Doyle who kindly offered to review a pair of ETHLETIC size 1 high top sneakers, ...

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Top five considerations when shopping for Ethical Fashion

Top five considerations when shopping for Ethical Fashion

posted in Campaigns We Love , Contemporary Jewellery , Eco Design , Fair Trade Matters , Green Living , Slow Fashion , Style Guide , Sustainability

Just last week Channel 4's Dispatches investigated the working conditions of clothing manufacturing units in the UK. With British consumers keen to buy the latest designer looks at cheap prices, ...

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EcoChic Ethical Christmas Gifts, For Her

EcoChic Ethical Christmas Gifts, For Her

posted in EcoChic Revealed , Fair Trade Matters , Product of the week

                                        

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2010 Year of Biodiversity?

2010 Year of Biodiversity?

posted in Biodiversity , Body & Soul

The Aichi Nagoya Summit on Biodiversity has been widely anticipated, not only as a platform to shine light upon our own planets fragile biodiversity but it is also hoped that ...

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Caipora Ethical Fashion Jewellery – Consciously Gorgeous

Caipora Ethical Fashion Jewellery – Consciously Gorgeous

posted in Contemporary Jewellery , Eco Design , Fair Trade Matters , Style Guide

Launching our latest partnership for 2010, in perfect time for Christmas, we are delighted to introduce Caipora, the consciously gorgeous jewellery company. Pure Ethical Jewellery at it's very best. As seen ...

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A fair hearing for Fairtrade

A fair hearing for Fairtrade

posted in Fair Trade Matters , I.D , New ways of thinking

The heated debate around Fairtrade is getting in the way of a constructive conversation about the very real challenges and opportunities it presents. Passions are running high among the defenders and ...

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Fair Jewellery Action- It’s a sad day for Kimberley

Fair Jewellery Action- It’s a sad day for Kimberley

posted in Campaigns We Love , EcoChic Uncovers , Fair Jewellery Action

Fair Jewellery Action (FJA) is a Human Rights and Environmental Justice Organisation within the jewellery sector,  led by Greg Valerio. Through its communications platform FJA advocates traceability and transparency in ...

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EcoChic Product of the week – CRED Jewellery

EcoChic Product of the week – CRED Jewellery

posted in Contemporary Jewellery , Eco Design , EcoChic Revealed , Ethical Fashion , Product of the week

CRED's Designer Annabel Panes' stunning 30's inspired Penelope Collection as seen here in EcoChic Boutique. Lets face it, nowadays retro has never been so fashionable. Today's fashion has emerged into a playful ...

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Studio Vintage Stockholm – celebrating a new vintage with a feminine form

Studio Vintage Stockholm – celebrating a new vintage with a feminine form

posted in Eco Design , Vintage Treasures

People often forget that vintage fashion shopping can be a beautiful, elegant and a one of a kind experience. More than often the idea of vintage shopping can seem little daunting, rails of confused ...

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Laura Bailey celebrates all things Eco Chic

Laura Bailey celebrates all things Eco Chic

posted in Campaigns We Love , Celebrities Go Green , Designer Interviews , Eco Design , Fair Trade Matters

The Fashion Business Club, London was recently treated to an inspiring afternoon off from the madness between London and Paris Fashion Week. FBC Board member and editor of VOGUE.COM, Dolly Jones ...

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The Ethical Fashion Source Expo, a reference in Ethical Fashion

The Ethical Fashion Source Expo, a reference in Ethical Fashion

posted in Eco Design , Fair Trade Matters , Style Guide

Only last month the Ethical Fashion Forum hosted the SOURCE EXPO, the only fashion industry trade show dedicated to ethical manufacturers and suppliers of ethical and fair trade fabrics, for the ...

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EcoChic Magazine interviews Gina from Chocolate Couture

EcoChic Magazine interviews Gina from Chocolate Couture

posted in Contemporary Jewellery , Designer Interviews , Eco Sussex , EcoChic Revealed , Fair Trade Matters , Green Events

Our recent launch of the Ethical Fashion Connection for the South East was a huge success. We were delighted to welcome over forty ethical companies, to La Fourchette Patisserie in ...

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EcoChic Magazine – together we celebrate your ethical style

EcoChic Magazine – together we celebrate your ethical style

posted in About Us , EcoChic Revealed , Green Living

EcoChic Collection is a dynamic ethical fashion and style site, bringing you the best in ethical and fair trade jewellery, gifts and accessories together with an eclectic mix of ethical ...

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Greenhouse Gases have already reached dangerous tipping point

Greenhouse Gases have already reached dangerous tipping point

posted in Body & Soul , Climate Change , EcoChic Uncovers

The total "long-term" carbon dioxide equivalent of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere has already reached 455 parts per million. (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report). This level is considered a ...

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