Money managers and charities are offering joint investment products

IMPACT investing, or investing according to your values, seems a nice idea. But it is hard to turn boutique products into mass-market ones without diluting their virtues. Impact Shares, a non-profit money manager, thinks it has a solution: exchange-traded funds (ETFs) developed with charities and non-profits. “Non-profits, with their long history of fighting for social […]

5 online clothing, shoe, and jewelry startups that drop new products every single week of the year — Including Everlane, M.Gemi, and Mejuri

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Pressured by increasing competition and new online shopping habits, fast fashion retailers pump out trendy and cheap clothing, shoes, and accessories at impressive rates, but often at the […]

This Japanese skincare brand makes some of the best products I’ve ever used — here are the ones to buy for clear, glowing skin

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Tatcha Tatcha is a Japanese skincare brand that takes inspiration from centuries-old skincare routines of geisha.  The founder, Victoria Tsai, still works with geisha and Japanese scientists to formulate the […]

There’s a sea change coming for the $1 billion marijuana-based industry you’ve never heard of — here are the latest products it’s turning up in

Erin Brodwin / Business Insider A small but blossoming corner of the marijuana industry is set for a boom.  Cannabidiol, or CBD, is a marijuana compound that has been linked to a range of potential health benefits but does not get you high. The roughly $ 1 billion CBD industry is already shifting into high gear, […]

Tesco Sainsbury’s & Lidl issue URGENT products recall amid listeria fears – FULL LIST here

Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Lidl have urgently recalled a number of products which have sold from their supermarket shelves. Products include everything from condoms and cough syrup to frozen fruit and vegetables and baby food. These products are being recalled for a number of different reasons, including listeria outbreaks and metal wire contamination. See the full […]

LEGO launch their first sustainable blocks made from sugarcane – and they hope to roll it out to most products by 2030

LEGO/Press On August 1, LEGO launched their first sustainable building bricks. LEGO wants the majority of its production to be sustainable by 2030. The new bricks are made of sugarcane plastic and are shaped like plants.   Danish toymaker LEGO has high ambitions for its sustainability program: by 2030, the company intends to manufacture most […]