Global Exchange Fair Trade Store
www.globalexchange.org The Global Exchange Store is the retail venue for Global Exhange, an amazing organization that promotes global economy based not just on profit, but on people, community and planet (read more about Global Exhange). The store carries only Fair Trade items from around the world.
Whole Foods Market (Novato & San Ramon, CA)
www.wholefoodsmarket.com Whole Foods Market is committed to sustainable agriculture and local producers, seeking out the highest quality, least processed, most flavorful and natural foods possible. They are committed to helping communities understand how to make the best possible food choices for their body and their budget.
International Cocoa Initiative
www.cocoainitiative.org The International Cocoa Initiative (ICI) is a unique partnership of labour unions, Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), cocoa processors and the major chocolate brands. ICI is dedicated to ensuring no child is exploited in the growing of cocoa and, ultimately, to ending child and forced labour in the sector.
World Cocoa Foundation
www.worldcocoafoundation.org The World Cocoa Foundation is a nonprofit organization that promotes a sustainable cocoa economy through economic and social development and environmental conservation in cocoa growing communities. It plays a leading role in helping cocoa farming families by developing and managing effective, on-the-ground programs, raising funds and acting as a forum for broad discussion of the cocoa farming sector's needs.
1% For The Planet
www.onepercentfortheplanet.org 1% For The Planet is a growing global movement of companies that donate 1% of their sales to a network of environmental organizations worldwide. Coco-Zen is proud to be a member of this organization.
Center for the New American Dream
www.newdream.org The Center for a New American Dream educates and helps Americans consume responsibly to protect the environment, enhance quality of life, and promote social justice. Endorsed by Al Gore, New American Dream is a non-profit organization located in Takoma Park, Maryland, just over the border from Washington, DC.
The Daily Green
www.thedailygreen.com The consumer's guide to the green revolution. Here at Coco-Zen, we've found this to be one of the best online resources for green-minded consumers. We're constantly finding great information and useful tips to help us on our "planet & people friendly" journey.
Fairtrade Labeling Organizations International (FLO)
www.fairtrade.net FLO is an umbrella organization comprised of 19 independent Fair Trade labeling and certification bodies called National Initiatives. FLO sets the international Fair Trade standards and guarantees that products sold anywhere in the world with a Fair Trade label conform to those standards.
Fair Trade Federation
www.fairtradefederation.org The Fair Trade Federation is an association of Fair Trade wholesalers, retailers, and producers in the U.S. FTF links low-income producers with consumer markets and educates consumers about the importance of purchasing fairly traded products.
Fair Trade Resource Network
www.fairtraderesource.org The Fair Trade Resource Network's goal is to raise consumer awareness about improving people's lives through Fair Trade alternatives by:
1. Gathering and compiling research and data about Fair Trade.
2. Providing information about Fair Trade to the public, the media and Fair Trade advocates.
3. Galvanizing Fair Trade organizations and individuals seeking to get involved.
Fair Trade USA
fairtradeusa.org Fair Trade USA, a nonprofit organization, is the original third-party certifier of Fair Trade products in the United States. All of Coco-Zen's Fair Trade products are certified by Fair Trade USA.
Fair Trade The White House
www.fairtradewhitehouse.com Fair Trade the White House is a coalition of fair trade vendors and organizations that are inviting the First Lady to join the fair trade movement and make the White House a "Fair Trade Home." The purpose of the outreach is to raise greater awareness of fair trade to the American consumer so each person will choose to "Join the Fair Party," and integrate more fair trade purchases into their regular buying habits so that poverty is reduced in America and around the world.
www.globalexchange.org Global Exchange, headquartered in San Francisco, is a membership-based international human rights organization dedicated to promoting social, economic and environmental justice around the world.
Global Warming is Real
www.globalwarmingisreal.com Global Warming Is Real is an online resource/publication that aggregates and synthesizes the latest news and information together in one place for its readers.
www.greenoptions.com Green Options is a community and network of blogs dedicated to helping you figure out what sustainability means to you. Both treehuggers and the "green curious" will find information they can use and people with whom they can share their journeys towards a more sustainable lifestyle.
www.oceana.org/north-america Ocean campaigns to protect and restore the world's oceans. Their teams of marine scientists, economists, lawyers and advocates win specific and concrete policy changes to reduce pollution and to prevent the irreversible collapse of fish populations, marine mammals and other sea life.
Organic Consumers Association
www.organicconsumers.org The OCA promotes food safety, organic farming, and sustainable agricultural practices in the U.S. and internationally.
www.rodaleinstitute.org Rodale Institute is located on a 333-acre organic certified farm in Kutztown, PA. The entire farm is devoted to research, education and certified organic production. The farm is best known for its Farming Systems Trial, the longest-running U.S. experiment specifically designed to compare organic and conventional farming practices.
www.surfrider.org The Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit grassroots organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of our world's oceans, waves and beaches. Coco-Zen is honored and proud to be a Retail Member of the Surfrider Foundation.
Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education (SARE)
www.sare.org Since 1988, SARE has helped advance farming systems that are profitable, environmentally sound and good for communities through a nationwide research and education grants program.
World Fair Trade Organization
www.www.wfto.com The World Fair Trade Organization (WFTO) is the global representative body of over 350 organisations committed to 100% Fair Trade. The WFTO is the authentic voice of Fair Trade and a guardian of Fair Trade values.
www.erecycle.org eRecyle.org is a partnership between government, manufacturers, retailers and the environmental community to provide guidance and information to consumers about recycling electronic waste.
Steel Recycling Institute
www.recycle-steel.org The Steel Recycling Institute (SRI), a unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute, is an industry association that promotes and sustains the recycling of all steel products. The SRI educates the solid waste industry, government, business and ultimately the consumer about the benefits of steel's infinite recycling cycle.
www.buygreen.com BuyGreen's mission is to become your most trusted source for green products, offering the widest variety of quality products, the best information for consumers, and the most enjoyable shopping experience.
Conscious Consumer Marketplace
www.consciousconsumer.org Conscious Consumer Marketplace is an internet marketplace run by New American Dream, a non-profit organization who's mission is to help Americans consume responsibly to protect the environment, enhance quality of life, and promote social justice. Coco-Zen is proud to be listed as a Conscious Consumer chocolate vendor.
Dream Green Weddings
green-wedding.net Offering eco-wedding invitations on recycled and tree-free paper, eco-friendly wedding favors, earth friendly wedding decorations and a Fair Trade Gift Gallery.
www.futurenatural.com LIVE WELL. DO GOOD. LOOK GORGEOUS. For the best organic and natural beauty products in the world.
gengreenlife.com The goal of GenGreen is to be the most comprehensive and diverse resource available for people looking to live a locally-focused, environmentally conscious lifestyle. This is accomplished through our network GenGreenLife.com where we have over 25,000 listings to help you live your green life.
Global Exchange Fair Trade Store
store.gxonlinestore.org Global Exchange is your online source for socially conscious gifts.
www.globalfayre.com Global Fayre is a Fair Trade retail store located in the heart of Springfield's historic downtown area, and it's the first retailer to carry Coco-Zen chocolates.
Good Earth Natural Foods
www.goodearthnaturalfoods.net Located in beautiful downtown Fairfax, CA since 1969, Good Earth Natural Foods offers local folks the finest organic foods they can procure. You can also find Coco-Zen chocolates on their shelves.
www.greenhome.com The internet's #1 environmental store. Coco-Zen purchases many of it office supplies and packaging items from Green Home.
www.greennest.com Green Nest promotes creating a healthy home with products that minimize or eliminate pollutants and toxic chemicals from our everyday lives.
www.greenloop.com Shop at Greenloop for the best selection of designer, eco-conscious apparel, accessories and organic bodycare for men, women and children.
Modern Green Living
www.moderngreenliving.com Modern Green Living is your source to design, build, remodel, furnish or find a green home. Search the most comprehensive database of green residences and communities. Find green architects, builders, remodelers, interior designers, realtors, and green building consultants near you.
Our Green House
www.ourgreenhouse.com Our Green House in an internet store offering natural & organic products for the home and baby.
www.planetsave.com Save the rainforest! Sign up for a free PlanetSave.com email account & save the rainforest.
www.pristineplanet.com Browse. Compare. Review. Shop. Pristine Planet has been connecting shoppers with green businesses since 2004. Coco-Zen is proud to participate in this online shopping site.
www.showthelove.com "showtheLOVE believes we can 'Make It All Better' for ourselves, for others and for the planet. We celebrate those who are making things happen, focus on what is good and apply ourselves to what truly makes us happy - life, our kids, the joy of giving."
Sierra Club Green Home
www.sierraclubgreenhome.com "Sierra Club Green Home was developed with a simple mission in mind: to help Americans make their homes more energy efficient, environmentally sustainable and healthy. We do not sell products or services. Instead, we provide great education to help you have a more sustainable home and make it easy for you to find local green businesses." Coco-Zen is proud to be listed on the Sierra Club Green Home website.
Think 2100: Promoting Choices for a Better Tomorrow
www.think2100.com The purpose of Think 2100 is to help create a greener, more socially responsible world. Recognizing the power of the marketplace, Think 2100's goal is to harness this power by giving the socially responsible consumer the communication and information tools needed to make choices that are better for all of us.
www.totallyorganic.us Affordable organic products for your body, your health and your home.
www.vivavi.com Vivavi offers modern style, eco-friendly furniture and home furnishings. Vivavi's companion resource, Modern Green Living, enables consumers to find newly built green residences and green home professionals throughout the United States and Canada.