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Toms Shoes’ Self-Feeding Business Model

April 6, 2013 in Financial Skills, JWEF Newsfeed, Stories - No Comment

Toms Shoes was founded by Blake Mycoskie on the basis that compassion and giving could make difference. After a trip to Argentina, during which Mycoksie witnessed abject poverty (and a large number of shoeless children), he set out to build a company that not only sold Argentine alpargata-designed shoes, but one that would donate one shoe for every one [...]

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Story : Bolivian housing with plastic bottles

April 6, 2013 in JWEF Newsfeed, Stories - No Comment

In one year, the production of plastic bottles… In one year, the production of plastic bottles requires millions of barrels of oil, according to The Earth Policy Institute. The transportation of bottled water from its source to stores releases thousands of tons of carbon dioxide and Americans alone purchase 29 billion bottles of water per [...]