Greening Youth Foundation is an international environmental nonprofit organization that I founded 15 years ago. The impetus for GYF was seeing that there was no organization focused on connecting people of color to careers in the conservation field.
"Slow fashion" and "fast fashion" - two terms you've likely seen around social media and the news lately. But what do these terms mean? And how do they relate to the environment and ethical consumption?
When we started out, being a vegan shoe company was not our top priority. Ourfocus was to use eco-friendly materials and lessen our impact on the planet as much as possible. But as we've found out, adopting a vegan diet is a great path for environmentally-conscious people who want to reduce their carbon footprint.
Remember Jules Coignard and Raphael Masvinger from Circul'R? The two do-good entrepreneurs who started an organization to bring together companies from around the world in order to create solutions for a sustainable economy? We caught up with them on a recent surf trip to see what's new.