A Conversation with Kohl Crecelius

Kohl Crecelius Co-Founder & CEO, Krochet Kids intl. Kohl is the Co-Founder of Krochet Kids; a company that empowers impoverished women across the world to create hand crafted products to be sold in high-end retailers here in the U.S.  What makes Krochet Kids ... Read More
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A Conversation with Paul van Zyl

Paul van Zyl Co-Founder & CEO, Maiyet Prior to founding Maiyet, Paul was known for pioneering new approaches to human rights protection; he has advised countries around the world on how to facilitate transitions to peace and democracy following periods … Read More

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A Conversation with Bruno Pieters

BRUNO PIETERS FASHION DESIGNER, HONEST BY Bruno Pieters is a Belgian fashion designer and art director based in Antwerp. In addition to his own line Honest By, Bruno has worked with brands including Hugo Boss, Martin Margiela and Christian Lacroix. … Read More

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A Conversation with Christina Dean

CHRISTINA DEAN FOUNDER & CEO, REDRESS Christina Dean is the Founder and CEO of Redress, a Hong Kong-based NGO working to reduce waste in the fashion industry.         Tell me about Redress and what led you to … Read More

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A Conversation with Tim Kasser

TIM KASSER PSYCHOLOGIST & AUTHOR Tim Kasser is Professor of Psychology at Knox College in Illinois. He is a featured in the film and comments on both consumerism and materialism and how those values manifest themselves in society.       Tell … Read More

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A Conversation with Safia Minney

SAFIA MINNEY FOUNDER & CEO, PEOPLE TREE Safia Minney is founder and CEO of People Tree, a Fair Trade fashion label and online retailer.  She initiated World Fair Trade Day over ten years ago, and sees people and the planet … Read More

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A Conversation with Livia Firth

LIVIA FIRTH CREATIVE DIRECTOR, ECO-AGE Livia Firth is the Creative Director of Eco-Age and founder of the Green Carpet Challenge. Livia is also an Executive Producer on The True Cost. We asked about her hopes for the film, why she started … Read More

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A Conversation With Maxine Bédat, Zady

MAXINE BÉDAT CO-FOUNDER, ZADY Maxine Bédat is the co-founder of Zady, an e-commerce platform and lifestyle destination for conscious consumers that believe in products with solid construction, the best materials, the lowest environmental footprint, the highest labor standards and timeless … Read More

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A Conversation with John Hilary, War on Want

INTERVIEW JOHN HILARY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, WAR ON WANT War on Want is a UK based charity that fights poverty in developing countries in partnership with grassroots organizations and people affected by globalization. They campaign against the root causes of global poverty, … Read More

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A Conversation with Sharon Schneider, Moxie Jean

INTERVIEW SHARON SCHNEIDER CO-FOUNDER & CEO, MOXIE JEAN: RESALE REIMAGINED Sharon is the Co-Founder and CEO of Moxie Jean, an e-commerce platform that in her words, acts a place for ‘clothes with an exit strategy.’       Tell me about … Read More


A Conversation with Patrick Woodyard, Nisolo

INTERVIEW PATRICK WOODYARD CO-FOUNDER & CEO, NISOLO Patrick is the Co-Founder and CEO of Nisolo, a Nashville-based brand that creates well designed, ethically sourced products that positively impact both consumers and producers. While working in microfinance in Trujillo, Peru, Patrick … Read More


A Conversation with Journalist Lucy Siegle

LUCY SIEGLE AUTHOR & JOURNALIST Lucy Siegle is an author, journalist and presenter based in London. She has written a weekly ethical living column for the Observer for over the last decade, while also authoring two books. Lucy is also … Read More

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Director’s Statement

Photo Credit: NY Times I was getting my coffee one morning when I saw a photograph on the cover of a newspaper that instantly broke my heart. The image was of two boys walking past a giant wall of missing-persons … Read More