EthiCAL Apparel

10 Mar

Learning Microfinance from a Vending Machine

By Riley Bathauer, 2nd year, Business Administration

Picture charity as a vending machine. We would see great options on this vending machine: I think I’ll choose the local animal shelter! I have a dollar in my pocket to spare, so I think I’ll donate that much today. When you put a dollar into the machine, out comes a token of appreciation instead of candy. This token is not tangible, but it has a deep value to you. By giving the machine a dollar, you made a difference.

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20 Jan

What is Social Entrepreneurship?

Social entrepreneurship has no single definition because it can mean a lot of different things. People associate social entrepreneurship with philanthropy, environmentalism and even socially oriented business. It is very different from corporate social responsibility (CSR), so don’t get yourself confused.

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20 Oct

How Important is Microfinance Really?

By Jacinta Lu, 2nd year, Pre-Haas with GPP minor

If you’ve been following EthiCAL for a while, you’ve probably read countless blurbs and pitches briefly summarizing what microfinance is in relation to EthiCAL’s mission. If you are a Berkeley student and have had the lovely experience of being flyered to by an EthiCAL sales or marketing associate, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of:CONCEPT4PNGRead More

11 Oct

Why EthiCAL?

By Vanessa Kim, 1st year, Pre-Haas

EthiCAL.

You may have heard of us through flyers on Sproul, social media, or perhaps a club you are associated with has ordered shirts from us before.

Or maybe, you’ve never heard of us.

So here’s a post for those of you who want to make a difference in other people’s lives but don’t know who we are or what we’re about.Read More

2 Jan

Now printing on fair trade t-shirts!

In an effort to increase our social impact, EthiCAL is now offering an option to print on Hae Now’s organic and fair trade blanks. By printing on fair trade shirts, EthiCAL and its customers will be promoting fair employment practices and conditions. Working with Fair Trade businesses insures that all products were produced in a socially and environmentally sustainable manner that benefits not only the workers and owners of these businesses but the communities around them. Help to alleviate poverty by opting to purchase Hae Now shirts!

To learn more about Hae Now click here. To learn more about Fair Trade USA click here.

2 Jan

Now printing on fair trade t-shirts!

In an effort to increase our social impact, EthiCAL is now offering an option to print on Hae Now’s organic and fair trade blanks. By printing on fair trade shirts, EthiCAL and its customers will be promoting fair employment practices and conditions. Working with Fair Trade businesses insures that all products were produced in a socially and environmentally sustainable manner that benefits not only the workers and owners of these businesses but the communities around them. Help to alleviate poverty by opting to purchase Hae Now shirts!

To learn more about Hae Now click here. To learn more about Fair Trade USA click here.