The Resource Buy the change you want to see : use your purchasing power to make the world a better place, Jane Mosbacher Morris, Wendy Paris, (electronic resource)

Buy the change you want to see : use your purchasing power to make the world a better place, Jane Mosbacher Morris, Wendy Paris, (electronic resource)

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Buy the change you want to see : use your purchasing power to make the world a better place
Title
Buy the change you want to see
Title remainder
use your purchasing power to make the world a better place
Statement of responsibility
Jane Mosbacher Morris, Wendy Paris
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "Eager to change the world? Learn how you can have a greater social impact through your everyday purchases. The money we routinely spend on food, clothes, gifts, and even indulgences is an untapped superpower. What would happen if we slowed down to make more thoughtful decisions about what we buy? For "mom and pop" stores across the country, and artisan and agricultural communities around the world, every purchase matters. Consumers--whether individuals, small businesses, or corporations--are paying more attention than ever to how their goods are made; and retailers--large and small--are responding by investing in ethical and eco-friendly production. Yet figuring out which brands to support can feel overwhelming. Jane Mosbacher Morris has devoted her career to creating economic opportunities for vulnerable communities around the world, and in this valuable book, she shares her passion and insights on how we, as consumers, can create positive change too. Covering topics that range from why not all factories are evil, to how our morning coffee can be the easiest way for us to use our purchasing power for good, Buy the Change You Want to See makes us better informed consumers. Morris tells inspiring stories about how victims of human trafficking and natural disasters have been empowered by economic opportunity, and she offers practical ideas about how we can support these communities through our purchases--whether it comes to jewelry made from recycled materials in Haiti, sustainably grown and ethically sourced coffee and chocolate from farmers in some of the poorest regions of the world, or mass-produced jeans and shoes made in factories where workers are guaranteed decent working conditions and a fair wage"--
  • "Eager to change the world? Learn how you can have a greater social impact through your everyday purchases"--
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Mosbacher Morris, Jane
Dewey number
658.7/2
Index
no index present
LC call number
HF5387
LC item number
.M877 2019eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Paris, Wendy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Business ethics
  • Purchasing
  • Consumption (Economics)
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Ethics
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / Political Advocacy
  • SELF-HELP / Motivational & Inspirational
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industrial Management
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management Science
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Organizational Behavior
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Buy the change you want to see : use your purchasing power to make the world a better place, Jane Mosbacher Morris, Wendy Paris, (electronic resource)
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Includes bibliographical references
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multicolored
Content category
text
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1 online resource.
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online
Isbn
9780525504993
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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4b1a8cd4-f21b-47e0-86f5-cf30702fcbf4
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(OCoLC)1083669918
Label
Buy the change you want to see : use your purchasing power to make the world a better place, Jane Mosbacher Morris, Wendy Paris, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780525504993
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
4b1a8cd4-f21b-47e0-86f5-cf30702fcbf4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1083669918

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