3 ways you can use your money as a powerful tool for positive change:
#1 Buy Products that are Fair Trade Certified
Fair Trade Certified products were made with respect to people and planet. Their rigorous social, environmental and economic standards work to promote safe, healthy working conditions, protect the environment, enable transparency, and empower communities to build strong, thriving businesses.
#2 Choose skin care and cleaning products that are approved by the EWG
The EWG (Environmental Working Group) is a non-profit non-partisan organization dedicated to protecting human health and the environment. EWG Verified is to educate consumers, empower people to make smart choices that will change the market.
#3 Open an account at a socially responsible bank or credit union
Instead of putting your money in large corporate banks, deposit your money in locally owned banks or credit unions that have a strong commitment to contributing to their community. It feels great that a number of financials institutions dedicate themselves to making sure your money helps rather than hurts people.