Sustainable investing has gained traction in the last ten years. — It’s also known as socially responsible investing (SRI); environmental, social and corporate governance investing (ESG); values-based investing or ethical investing. — This kind of investing was once considered unprofitable, with funds having high management fees and lower returns, but there is a much larger selection on the market today and ESG funds are making their way into the mainstream.
Just like with my own capsule wardrobes, the more you do them the better you get! I’m very happy with how this spring/summer capsule wardrobe for my 2 1/2 year-old daughter worked out. There are enough clothes for all her needs, for us to … more
Choosing a look that everyone agrees on can be hard enough. Throw sustainability into the mix and you’ve got a real tough one on your hands. But with the wide variety of styles out there today, with plus size and made-to-measure bridesmaid dresses available from many brands, we’re confident your bridal party will end up with a look that perfectly fits your theme, budget, and values.
Tips for making an eco-friendly children’s wardrobe more affordable There’s no denying sustainable and ethically made clothing is more expensive. I think we all get sticker shock if you’re used to fast fashion prices and start to look at more conscious brands. However, please … more
For most brides, finding THE dress is the most challenging (and personal) part of wedding planning. For the sustainably minded bride, it’s even tougher! Sure, they might be pretty, but typical wedding gowns are made with synthetic fabrics and petroleum-based trims that require a … more
Your romantic gesture has a bigger environmental impact than you think. Flowers, especially red roses, double in price this time of year. Ecuador exports up to 15 000 tonnes of flowers to the U.S. by plane in the three weeks leading up to Valentine’s … more
Trying to live more environmentally conscious in Edmonton can have it’s challenges, but this city is home to many wonderful small businesses and hidden gems. For more information on ways to reduce your waste in Edmonton, check out Waste Free Edmonton’s resources and volunteer … more
The Best Natural and Plastic-Free Baby Toys and Products Right from birth, babies are surrounded by plastic in many different forms: from clothing, to toys, to furniture and more. And growing evidence is showing that babies are also consuming a lot of plastic in … more
Sustainable gift giving isn’t just about what you give, but also how you give. It’s easy to think that buying a gift made in an eco friendly way is all you need to do, however there are important things to keep in mind and … more