Sustainable, Ethical Decisions? There’s An App For That
From Fast Company January 8, 2013 - 2:30pm
Oroeco links your personal decisions to larger planetary impact, so you know whether it’s a better idea to, for example, buy organic or stop eating red meat. Thoughtful, environment-oriented consumers are continually faced with tough choices: buy recycled toilet paper from Amazon, or the local version from the mom-and-pop shop on the corner? Bike to work while wearing wear sweat-shop-produced workout gear, or drive a Lexus but buy only ethically produced organic cotton undies? And where to invest money? Now, a new app hopes to make those tough decisions a bit easier and more fun. Oroeco (that’s "oro" for gold, "eco" for both ecology and economics) seeks to elucidate the impacts of everyday decisions on health, environment, and society--and to offer tips on how to better align your values and your actions. There’s a tremendous amount of data out there about which c...
This is the largest topic on ewallstreeter. This topic aggregates news and investment advice from over 200 different news sources. It covers all the financial markets, collectively known as Wall Street, as well as international news which affects our mark