People increasingly think about where the things they buy come from, but how can a person determine how to pick the products that best help the communities in developing countries?
Devex spoke with a range of experts about what to consider if you want to support developing countries with the dollars you spend. Their tips including learning what your labels mean then going beyond them, and opting for brands that view their global impact as core to business rather than merely charity.
Catherine Cheney covers the West Coast global development community for Devex. Since graduating from Yale University, where she earned bachelor's and master's degrees in political science, Catherine has worked as a reporter and editor for a range of publications including World Politics Review, POLITICO, and NationSwell, a media company and membership network she helped to build. She is also an ambassador for the Solutions Journalism Network and the Franklin Project at the Aspen Institute.
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