Tag Archives: Corporate Social Responsibility

cosmetics for a cause

Do you need an excuse for some online retail therapy?  Well, here is a great one. Online retail therapy, that directly helps children’s charity Bravehearts. Since 1997, Braveheart’s have been advocating to stop child sexual assault in Australia. Research shows that … Continue reading

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carpets for communities

Ok, we have all heard about Tupperware parties, but have you ever heard about carpet parties?  Well they are kind of similar, except these kind of parties have an amazing feel-good factor to follow: helping to empower mothers to break … Continue reading

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Making a difference, one lipstick at a time

Today, 1st December, is not just ‘pinch and a punch day’, nor just the first day of summer (for us Aussies), nor is it just the beginning of the Christmas count down…1st of December is World Aids Day.  Yup, HIV … Continue reading

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the top ten socially kind christmas gifts 2011

I heard the most amazing Christmas story through the website GIVIT. Last year, a family tired of the usual fuss and commercialisation of Christmas decided that instead of giving gifts to each other,  they bought the ENTIRE outstanding list off … Continue reading

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Your dollar is your vote – make it count

My weekly supermarket shop often feels like an episode of “Supermarket Sweep” the 80’s Australian TV game show, where I zoom through the isles usually in a kid-wrangling-shopping-frenzy shoving random items into my trolley and getting out of their in … Continue reading

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