Haiti, the poorest nation in the Western hemisphere, was hit by a devastating earthquake in 2010 before being struck again by Hurricane Matthew in 2016. While the world responded generously, the mismanagement of funds was disastrous and the efforts of relief organisations were painfully slow and ineffective, putting large, established INGOs under serious scrutiny. Liza Moiseeva gives some simple advice...
Starting a social impact business is an enormous challenge - especially when competing with companies that aren't paying their producers fair enough wages. Liza Moiseeva shares her insights into how GlobeIn, a social enterprise connecting consumers with artisans around the world using a subscription model, grew to over $1 million in sales while sticking to its ethical ethos.
Slow fashion just might be the new fair trade - but is it ready? Liza Moiseeva has three key recommendations for the nascent movement.
Fair trade-certified companies are ethical and sustainable, and they pay their workers a living wage. Right? Liza Moiseeva investigates how fair trade really affects farmers.
Clothes that are somehow responsible or sustainable are getting more and more trendy. But there’s so many iterations of ethical fashion, it’s hard to know what’s what - or whether any of these efforts are having an impact. Liza Moiseeva explains how slow fashion and support for artisans could actually make a difference.