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Source – Jewellery’s Fairtrade Journey – now published

Source – Jewellery’s Fairtrade Journey – now published

We are delighted to announce that Source - Jewellery's Fairtrade Journey, putting ethics & the environment at the ...

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A tireless fight for a world free from child labour and an education for all

A tireless fight for a world free from child labour and an education for all

In a media world driven by bad news stories, it is a delight to share in good news, great ...

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Share the vision of APIE – a partner in education

Share the vision of APIE – a partner in education

"Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future." John F Kennedy. APIE has ...

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Swimming for Syrian refugees appeal

Swimming for Syrian refugees appeal

Over the last few months the news from Syria has escalated into all out conflict and the effects ...

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Step into Fairness – in celebration of Fairtrade Fortnight 2012

Step into Fairness – in celebration of Fairtrade Fortnight 2012

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Aid by Trade Foundation Presents its Initiative at House of Lords

Aid by Trade Foundation Presents its Initiative at House of Lords

Cotton made in Africa Engaging with Fashion Leaders.  The Aid by Trade Foundation yesterday presented its initiative Cotton made ...

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2011- Ethical Fashion

2011- Ethical Fashion

2011: Ethical Fashion is grabbing more headlines and being endorsed by a variety of different celebrities and designers, ...

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OXFAM East Africa Appeal

OXFAM East Africa Appeal

 Following the failure of the late 2010 rains, large parts of the Horn and East Africa region are ...

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Tar sands- The World’s Largest Ecocide

Tar sands- The World’s Largest Ecocide

"Right now the big pressure is to get that money out of the ground, not to reclaim the ...

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Celebrate Earth Hour 2011

Celebrate Earth Hour 2011

Show you care about climate change - turn off your lights in support of Earth HourMarch 26th 2011 ...

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TRAID recycles for Good

TRAID recycles for Good

The culture of fast throwaway fashion is having a seismic effect on our landfills. In some parts of ...

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The Essence of Fair Trade Jewellery

The Essence of Fair Trade Jewellery

No one can deny that when a shiny new piece of jewellery glimmers in the corner of your ...

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Clean Clothes Campaign Cambodia Appeal

Clean Clothes Campaign Cambodia Appeal

EcoChic Magazine in support of the Clean Clothes Campaign, gently urges all our readers to support over 300 Cambodian workers sacked ...

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Cancun Climate Change 2010 review

Cancun Climate Change 2010 review

For many, the latest round-up of the United Nations talks on Climate Change in Cancun Mexico, brought forward ...

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An EcoChic Celebration – Why buy Ethical & Fair Trade Jewellery?

An EcoChic Celebration – Why buy Ethical & Fair Trade Jewellery?

As the saying goes, "diamonds are a girl's best friend", and gold and silver are the most sought ...

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Winners for 2010 Green Awards Announced

Winners for 2010 Green Awards Announced

The 5th GREEN AWARDS culminated last night with a glittering, ‘green carpet' event at the iconic Natural History ...

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Ethical Fashion Forum – Excellence in Ethical Fashion

Ethical Fashion Forum – Excellence in Ethical Fashion

We are delighted to partner with the Ethical Fashion Forum as we share a mutual goal to facilitate excellence ...

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Should Ethical Jewellers Support The Botswana Diamond Boycott?

Should Ethical Jewellers Support The Botswana Diamond Boycott?

Survival International has called for a boycott of Botswana diamonds and they have targeted De Beers stores. Should ...

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Dispatches reveals UK Sweatshops

Dispatches reveals UK Sweatshops

Clothing on sale in the high street is being made in Britain in dirty, dangerous and "appalling" conditions, ...

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Top five considerations when shopping for Ethical Fashion

Top five considerations when shopping for Ethical Fashion

Just last week Channel 4's Dispatches investigated the working conditions of clothing manufacturing units in the UK. With ...

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

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

Fair Jewellery Action (FJA) is a Human Rights and Environmental Justice Organisation within the jewellery sector,  led by ...

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Laura Bailey celebrates all things Eco Chic

Laura Bailey celebrates all things Eco Chic

The Fashion Business Club, London was recently treated to an inspiring afternoon off from the madness between London and ...

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EcoChic Magazine partners with the Environmental Justice Foundation

EcoChic Magazine partners with the Environmental Justice Foundation

EcoChic Magazine has discovered yet another kindred spirit  with our new partnership with the amazing charity the Environmental ...

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NGOs shocked at widespread use of child labour on BT cotton farms Gujarat

NGOs shocked at widespread use of child labour on BT cotton farms Gujarat

More than one lakh tribal children below the age of 14, from various districts of Gujarat, have been ...

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Day to day products made with child labour

Day to day products made with child labour

In many countries all over the world, children are being used as cheap workers in commodities that we ...

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Made in Britain

Made in Britain

A focus at this years Ethical Fashion Source Expo on the October 6th, was the revival of the ...

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People Tree & Swallows in Bangladesh

People Tree & Swallows in Bangladesh

Fair Trade Fashion aims to empower, to inspire and to create beautiful handmade garments that bring communities and ...

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Today’s Ethical Fashion Source Expo London

Today’s Ethical Fashion Source Expo London

The annual Ethical Fashion Source Expo on today, October 6th 2010, at Central Hall, Westminster, is the world's first and only ...

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Reflections from Archbishop Ndungane on the MDG Summit outcomes

Reflections from Archbishop Ndungane on the MDG Summit outcomes

Few people are better placed to give an opinion on the MDG Summit outcomes from an African perspective ...

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The misery behind the six euro wedding dress

The misery behind the six euro wedding dress

As ever our friends at Ethical Weddings.com have highlighted another vital issue that befits within the wedding industry. What price is ...

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Deputy PM heads to Millennium Development Goals Summit

Deputy PM heads to Millennium Development Goals Summit

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has vowed to tell world leaders to "step up to the plate" and ...

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Open Source Mineral Resigns From The Responsible Jewellery Counsel (RJC).

Open Source Mineral Resigns From The Responsible Jewellery Counsel (RJC).

Open Source, founded a few years ago by Mike Angenent, offers ethical, traceable and transparent sourcing in for ...

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Cambodian Garment Workers Strike for a Living Wage

Cambodian Garment Workers Strike for a Living Wage

Around 68,000 garment-factory workers in Cambodia have started a week-long strike to demand a wage of US$ 93. ...

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Brighton’s Vibrant Climate Connections Exhibition

Brighton’s Vibrant Climate Connections Exhibition

Climate Connections is an exciting new project looking at the impact of climate change, both locally and globally. ...

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EcoChic Magazine celebrates, IT Skills for Rural Kenya

EcoChic Magazine celebrates, IT Skills for Rural Kenya

It's been clear for some time now that the answer to many of the worlds most poverty stricken ...

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EcoChic Magazine supports Plan’s Global Advocacy Campaign

EcoChic Magazine supports Plan’s Global Advocacy Campaign

Plan is calling for urgent action to ensure Pakistan's children receive greater protection as nearly 3,000 children a ...

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Gold Loving George shares his Blood Sweat and Luxuries on EcoChic Magazine

Gold Loving George shares his Blood Sweat and Luxuries on EcoChic Magazine

Blood Sweat and Luxuries' George tells EcoChic Magazine about his experience and why we should all perhaps put ...

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It’s not all beautiful for Prada workers, EcoChic Campaigns

It’s not all beautiful for Prada workers, EcoChic Campaigns

It is with great regret that the Clean Clothes Campaign is reopening the campaign to demand justice for ...

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Oria’s Ethical Jewellery, divine to its core.

Oria’s Ethical Jewellery, divine to its core.

When it comes to ethical jewellery, Oria's signature collection of exquisite, beautifully crafted, and stylish designs are not ...

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EJF NEW REPORT: END OF THE ROAD FOR ENDOSULFAN

EJF NEW REPORT: END OF THE ROAD FOR ENDOSULFAN

The Environmental Justice Foundation is indeed an amazing charity, combining environmental awareness with the belief that protecting the ...

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The truth behind the IPAD revolution

The truth behind the IPAD revolution

IPAD was recently launched as a revolution in communications technology but behind closed doors and high wire fences the production process is ...

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Clean Clothes Campaign latest news

Clean Clothes Campaign latest news

Trade unions and labour groups in Bangladesh continue their call upon international buyers to ensure the compensation meets ...

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Global Witness condemns Zimbabwe Blood Diamonds

Global Witness condemns Zimbabwe Blood Diamonds

As reported in the Professional Jeweller, by Kat Slowe Zimbabwe's Zanu PF political and military elite are seeking to ...

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EcoChic Campaigns for Ursula & her Climate Refugees

EcoChic Campaigns for Ursula & her Climate Refugees

At EcoChic we are fond of many things, but campaigning on issues close to our hearts is a particular ...

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The Breathe Network,the Promise of life

The Breathe Network,the Promise of life

What does a simpler life look like in the 21st Century? Who will join with me if I'm ...

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EcoChic reusable bags, spreading the eco friendly message in style.

EcoChic reusable bags, spreading the eco friendly message in style.

EcoChic Collection will be celebrating World Environment Day and helping to beat the plastic soup with our gorgeous range ...

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H&M Fashion against aids collection

H&M Fashion against aids collection

Whilst we can never be completely clear on the validity and transparency of the supply chains of larger ...

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A powerful letter of resignation

A powerful letter of resignation

March 2010 was a momentus turning point for the ethical jewellery industry with the launch of the Fair ...

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Tesco, Boots and Subway accused of selling unethical tuna

Tesco, Boots and Subway accused of selling unethical tuna

The Ecologist Magazine today highlights important research on the use of unethical tuna in our supermarkets.Research shows that high ...

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Loss of nature a greater problem than climate change

Loss of nature a greater problem than climate change

Our philosophy is to encourage the use of Fair Trade and environmentally sound products. Over the weekend, it ...

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Good for the Climate – Good for Health

Good for the Climate – Good for Health

Research Scientists Mike Gill and Robin Stott argue that climate change already affects human health, creating problems that ...

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The Climate Dividend

The Climate Dividend

"Climate change is the biggest global health threat of the 21st century." So concluded a Lancet-UCL Commission earlier ...

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European Union calls for fair trade procurement

European Union calls for fair trade procurement

The European Parliament issues a clear call to action in today's report "New developments in public procurement" as ...

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Great Fashion Cycle – London to Paris departs

Great Fashion Cycle – London to Paris departs

A team of adventure seeking style-savvy fashionistas are to embark on "The Great Fashion Cycle" from London to ...

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Gold looks green as fair trade goes mining

Gold looks green as fair trade goes mining

Fairtrade and fairmined gold is officially launched. First we had bananas and chocolate and at last it is officially ...

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Swedish Designers Seek Sustainability without Compromising Fashion

Swedish Designers Seek Sustainability without Compromising Fashion

NEW YORK, May 8, 2010 / - Eco Chic - Towards Sustainable Swedish Fashion opened at the Scandinavia ...

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Industry Calls for Tax Breaks for Eco Fashion Businesses

Industry Calls for Tax Breaks for Eco Fashion Businesses

Today the Centre for Sustainable Fashion, London, UK cited  how Harold Tillman, Chairman of the British Fashion Council ...

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Celebrate World Fair Trade Day 2010

Celebrate World Fair Trade Day 2010

Celebrate World Fair Trade Day 2010 You have the power to change lives. Support Fair Trade and join us ...

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EJF Eco Chic Pop Up Shop

EJF Eco Chic Pop Up Shop

At EcoChic Magazine we are firm believers in all things Eco Chic and are delighted to celebrate with ...

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War on Want, Sweatshops & plantations

War on Want, Sweatshops & plantations

The charity and highly successfull campaign organisation War on Want  fights poverty in developing countries in partnership with ...

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German retailer Lidl retracts claims of fair working

German retailer Lidl retracts claims of fair working

The Clean Clothes Campaign works to improve conditions and support the empowerment of workers in the global garment ...

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The Bitter Truth – Panorama

The Bitter Truth – Panorama

The Panorama programme Chocolate: the Bitter Truth, (Wednesday, 24 March) reported on the continued problem of child labour ...

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The Apartheid Ruby of Greenland.

The Apartheid Ruby of Greenland.

Greg Valerio is known for his passion to promote an ethical jewellery industry, today he tells about his ...

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Clean Clothes Campaign Appeal

Clean Clothes Campaign Appeal

On Thursday, February 25, 2010, twenty-one workers died when the Garib & Garib Sweater Factory in Gazipur, Bangladesh, ...

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Start Freedom Week 2010

Start Freedom Week 2010

The greatest freedom show on earth: Start Freedom Week 8-14th March 2010. By the time you've watched this video ...

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MACS in Malawi an uplifting story

MACS in Malawi an uplifting story

Despite the heavy downpours, we set off winding our way through the Sussex countryside last saturday evening, to a talk from two ...

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Clean Clothes Campaign latest on Bangladeshi Fire

Clean Clothes Campaign latest on Bangladeshi Fire

Bangladesh unions and international labour rights organisations are calling for immediate action from brands and the government of ...

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Fairtrade Chocolate, another success story.

Fairtrade Chocolate, another success story.

Cocoa has served the whole of humankind well - not just the tens of thousands of Fairtrade cocoa ...

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Fairtrade Fortnight Launch Event 2010

Fairtrade Fortnight Launch Event 2010

Fairtrade is big in Britain, 6000 faith groups, 70 fairtrade universities & colleges, 490 town or cities, it ...

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Campaign against trafficking in the chocolate industry.

Campaign against trafficking in the chocolate industry.

As we are celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight, the EcoChic team are supporting a number of campaigns to raise awareness ...

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EJF – Our Landscape in Flux

EJF – Our Landscape in Flux

INVITATION Our Landscape in Flux / the social impacts.   An informal evening hosted by the Environmental Justice Foundation with acclaimed ...

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The Virtuous Jewellery Cycle

The Virtuous Jewellery Cycle

Wishing all our readers a very special Valentine's Day. We have a special and  raptus treat for you all ...

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Make love not war on Valentine’s Day

Make love not war on Valentine’s Day

If you're wondering what to get your love interest for Valentine's Day, it may be helpful to recall ...

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Fall in Love with Ethical Jewellery

Fall in Love with Ethical Jewellery

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Tara’s Ethical Style Diaries

Tara’s Ethical Style Diaries

This month we welcome our Ethical Stylist Tara Scott bringing her latest on Art, Beauty and Style.ART: Renowned ...

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Celebrating Fashioning an Ethical Industry (FEI).

Celebrating Fashioning an Ethical Industry (FEI).

Low pay, lack of rights and poor working conditions are still the norm for millions of garments workers ...

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Seeing Red – Free Greenland Ruby

Seeing Red – Free Greenland Ruby

Conflict diamonds hit the headlines in a big way - with a little help from Hollywood blockbuster, Blood ...

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Healthy Child Healthy World

Healthy Child Healthy World

Healthy Child is a  not- for- profit organisation the brain child of James and Nancy Chuda who following the loss ...

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The Do Lectures

The Do Lectures

At EcoChic we love to do, to think and to be inspired and the Do lectures are all ...

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CRED Ethical Jewellery To Inspire

CRED Ethical Jewellery To Inspire

Ethical and Fair Trade Jewellery is unique and truly special in many ways.  CRED Jewellery is no exception and aims ...

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Fairwear & People Tree Fashion Show 2010

Fairwear & People Tree Fashion Show 2010

Emma Watson's designs for People Tree will be featured at the Fairwear 2010 fashion show on 25 February ...

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The protagonists of the shift- THEKEY.TO

The protagonists of the shift- THEKEY.TO

Be part of the shift. The Fashion Event THEKEY.TO announces the count down to the opening of the international event for ...

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The DEC Haiti Appeal

The DEC Haiti Appeal

A devastating 7.0 magnitude earthquake has hit Haiti, including the densely populated capital Port-Au-Prince and the surrounding area. ...

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Letter from Environmental Justice Foundation

Letter from Environmental Justice Foundation

I'm thrilled to be getting in touch with the latest news from EJF including details of our most ...

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Five Easy Actions from EJF 2010

Five Easy Actions from EJF 2010

Will you help the Environmental Justice Foundation make a difference in 2010? After a couple of weeks of festivities let ...

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Lets Clean Up Fashion

Lets Clean Up Fashion

The report, Let's Clean Up Fashion: the state of pay behind the UK high street, published by sweatshop ...

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Tearfund & The Copenhagen Summit

Tearfund & The Copenhagen Summit

Copenhagen climate talks: outcomes NOT FAIR. NOT AMBITIOUS. NOT BINDING. 19 December 2009: TEARFUND'S View The United Nations climate talks in ...

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Hopenhagen or Nopenhagen?

Hopenhagen or Nopenhagen?

World leaders "face a defining moment in history", UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said as the Copenhagen climate change ...

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Tara Scott’s Ethical Style… News & Reviews

Tara Scott’s Ethical Style… News & Reviews

EcoChic Magazine is delighted to be joined once again by our Ethical Stylish Tara Scott. Tara is well known for her ...

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Forum For the Future & Sustainability

Forum For the Future & Sustainability

Forum for the Future are leaders in sustainable Development. Established in 1996, Forum for the Future is an ...

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EcoChic & the Nepal Leprosy Trust

EcoChic & the Nepal Leprosy Trust

Here at EcoChic we are delighted to be partnering with skilled artisans from the Nepal Leprosy Trust (NLT). Founded in ...

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EcoChic & The Bhopal Rehabiliation Centre

EcoChic & The Bhopal Rehabiliation Centre

There is something rather special about Ethical and Fair Trade Fashion. At EcoChic we feel really privaleged to work with skilled ...

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Victory for Honduras workers and UK speaker tour

Victory for Honduras workers and UK speaker tour

Dear friends, Labour Behind the Label is delighted to announce the signing of an historic agreement between Russel Athletic ...

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Celebrities gather to support Green Awards

Celebrities gather to support Green Awards

Celebrities gather to support Green Awards in run up to COP15. The Who's Who of Green Celebrities, artists, actors, ...

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Charter For Compassion

Charter For Compassion

Only last week US President Obama launched the Charter For Compassion. At it's heart is that all faiths ...

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Start Freedom is about to begin..

Start Freedom is about to begin..

Stop The Traffic believe that when people act things change. Our aim is to equip you to raise ...

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Made to kill – End of the Road for Endosulfan?

Made to kill – End of the Road for Endosulfan?

A new report from the Environmental Justice Foundation, reveals the latest on Endosulfan and we would love you to do ...

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A Green collaboration for Britain’s first Ethical Jewellery Hub

A Green collaboration for Britain’s first Ethical Jewellery Hub

The Green Party and local Sussex businesses call for Brighton & Hove to become Britain's "first ethical jewellery ...

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What’s In Your Knickers?

What’s In Your Knickers?

Celebrating the launch of Eco Boudoir's new film..What's in your knickers? Most people's pants and in fact all textiles ...

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Fashioning an Ethical Industry launches handbook

Fashioning an Ethical Industry launches handbook

Sustainable Fashion - A Handbook for Educators Fashioning an Ethical Industry have launched a new handbook for educators with ...

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