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Why Your Meal Matters

Do you think that sugary breakfast cereal is only going to affect your waistline (and maybe lead to an energy high that will crash by lunchtime)? Think again. Did you know that your daily bowl could also be contributing to unethical working … Continue reading

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Perception vs. Reality of Corporate Citizenship

Earlier this month, the Center for Corporate Citizenship teamed up with the Reputation Institute to create a list of the fifty companies with the best corporate citizenship reputations. We decided to compare these companies on GoodGuide, with the intention of … Continue reading

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Celebrate Fair Trade Month

Every October, Fair Trade brands and supporters come together to raise awareness about the importance of equitable labor practices that ensure workers earn fair wages in safe conditions. By purchasing Fair Trade products, we can use our dollars to express … Continue reading

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The Ethics of the Most Ethical Companies

Forbes Magazine recently published a list of the 110 most ethical companies, based on data from The Ethisphere Institute. Since the list was unranked, we thought it would be useful to see how these companies ranked in comparison to each … Continue reading

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Behind the Ratings: Tea

We’ve shared the details behind our coffee ratings, and it’s only fair that we do the same for the tea ratings. In January, we published ratings for over 1600 teas. While the ratings approach is similar to that of coffee, … Continue reading

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Behind the Ratings: Apparel

Today, we launched a new category of ratings – apparel. I spoke with Rhonda and Dave, GoodGuide Science Team members, to get some insider dirt on how the ratings work.

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Behind the Ratings: Cell Phones

We’re quickly moving our way through store aisles, and nothing reflects this more than one of our newest set of ratings, cell phones. I got the details on our first foray into consumer electronics from Science Team member Dave, who … Continue reading

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