3BL Media's Blog – December 2009 Archive (10)

C5 company jewelry now featured on Sulusso.com

C5 company, which has become well-known for creating sustainable custom engagement and wedding rings, has recently debuted their first finished jewelry collection. Avenue Green is now exclusively available online at Sulusso.com, the premier marketplace of sustainable jewelry.



For the Avenue Green collection, C5 company created beautiful, sustainable pieces that are really easy to purchase and wear. All six pieces in the collection range from $45 to $200 and are hand-made from 100%… Continue

Added by 3BL Media on December 29, 2009 at 17:09 — No Comments

The 40% Problem: Why Retailers and Brands are Struggling with Social Compliance in China

Many of the most transparent retailers and brands report that 40-50% of their factories are either in remediation or considered medium risks. Moreover, this has not changed much over the past three years. Why has this proven to be such a challenge?



The principal goal is to protect the brand from disclosure that its suppliers and factories may not be trading ethically. Protecting the brand is an immediate problem. Human rights in developing countries is an aspirational goal.… Continue

Added by 3BL Media on December 28, 2009 at 1:52 — No Comments

Give the gift of education this holiday

C5 company, a leader in sustainable jewelry, has created a promotional pendant for Under the Baobab Tree (UTBT), an international nonprofit organization that provides education and other critical services in Malawi.



With the $100 purchase you receive the ethically made pendant of the UTBT logo, handmade recycled paper giftbox and a personal story about one of the children who will receive free education because of your contribution.



Malawi is one of the most impoverished… Continue

Added by 3BL Media on December 22, 2009 at 14:00 — No Comments

Making Winter Hot with Eco-Knits

From Gawky Green of Two Girls Go Green



I’m sitting in Starbucks. It’s snowing. It’s Michigan and it’s December, so I guess I am not that surprised. But that doesn’t negate the fact that I am cold. And one [of the many] thing(s) I hate about cold weather is that it leaves my fashion wardrobe limited. Not only do I lack motivation to dress any way but comfy, there are only so many variations of long sleeves, long pants and boots.



Alas, this is why I appreciate fashion… Continue

Added by 3BL Media on December 12, 2009 at 2:17 — No Comments

Social activist turns life and world conflicts into cause worthy cosmetics

Jody R. Weiss founded Peacekeeper Cause-Metics out of a bit too much righteous anger.



Jody is a practitioner of yoga, and has dedicated her life to promoting peace in the world and in her personal life. A product of activist parents, Jody found herself searching for something more - not the peace her parents fought by pitting the good side against the bad; in her gut she felt that as long as there are sides, there can be no peace. Jody took some of her righteous anger from a first… Continue

Added by 3BL Media on December 12, 2009 at 1:37 — No Comments

26 Intolerable Facts: The Surprising Truth on the Status of Women

peacekeeper cause-metics is the first cosmetics line to gives donations to women’s health advocacy and urgent human rights issues. peacekeeper builds a bridge between extraordinary women in the land-of-plenty with extraordinary women who just by chance of birth don’t have our resources or opportunities.



Read more about the harsh realities that face women around the world… Continue

Added by 3BL Media on December 10, 2009 at 2:30 — No Comments

Shop sustainable jewelry this holiday season

This holiday season, give a gift of jewelry that you can truly feel good about. At Sulusso.com, the premier marketplace for sustainable jewelry, you will find only the most socially and environmentally responsible jewelry.



Sulusso features a wide selection of styles and price points. Featured designers include leading “green innovator” Alberto Parada and celebrity favorite, Lori Bonn.



The traditional jewelry industry has a long history of contributing to devastating… Continue

Added by 3BL Media on December 10, 2009 at 0:54 — No Comments

60 Minutes Exposes Devastation of Mining in Congo

Here is the link to the 60 Minutes segment (on CBS) about the fact that gold from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is funding one of the most horrifying wars in history.

PLEASE WATCH THIS VIDEO!

“When there are spikes in violence, it has something to do with contestation over the mineral resources…gold and the rest of them.”

You can have beautiful gold jewelry without supporting violence. Contact C5 company to learn more.

Added by 3BL Media on December 10, 2009 at 0:20 — No Comments

Peacekeeper Cause-Metics Invites Women to Create One Collective, Global Voice to Stop Human Slavery and Poverty in Our Lifetime

What if you knew that every time you were putting on lipstick you were giving a girl a chance? PeaceKeeper Cause-Metics, a cosmetics line that gives donations to women’s health advocacy and urgent human rights issues, is inviting women to join them in taking action to end human trafficking. Can your buying power save a life? Absolutely! Your purchase will have a direct impact on women and children who are suffering extreme poverty, or have been sold into hard labor, or domestic or sexual… Continue

Added by 3BL Media on December 2, 2009 at 2:19 — No Comments

PeaceKeeper Cause-Metics™ Offers Holiday Care Packages

PeaceKeeper Cause-Metics™ Holiday Care Packages are perfect holiday gifts that let you experience our award winning, 75% organic, mineral-based makeup line, and leave you wanting more. Each care package consists of a PeaceKeeper lipstick, nail polish and a lip gloss. Choose one of each for your customized care package here.

PeaceKeeper’Cause-Metics is an enterprising philanthropic brand… Continue

Added by 3BL Media on December 1, 2009 at 1:39 — No Comments

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