The cause bar glossary

 
Artisan Definition | The Cause Bar

Artisan (Noun) :

A worker who practices a trade or handicraft : craftsperson.

Biodegradable Definition | The Cause Bar

Biodegradable (Adj):

An item that can break down into natural materials in the environment without causing harm.

 
Carbon Footprint Definition | The Cause Bar

Carbon Footprint (Noun):

The measure of the environmental impact of a particular individual or organization's lifestyle or operation, measured in units of carbon dioxide.

Charitable Definition | The Cause Bar

Charitable (Adj):

Relating to the assistance of those in need.

 
Compost Definition | The Cause Bar

Compost (Noun):

Decayed organic material, such as of leaves and grass, used to improve soil especially for growing crops.

Cruelty free Definition | The Cause Bar

Cruelty-Free (Adj):

Manufactured or developed by methods that do not involve experimentation on animals.

 
Ethical Definition | The Cause Bar

Ethical (Adj):

Morally right and good.

Fair Trade Definition | The Cause Bar

Fair Trade (Noun):

A movement whose goal is to help producers in developing countries to get a fair price for their products so as to reduce poverty, provide for the ethical treatment of workers and farmers, and promote environmentally sustainable practices.

 
Non profit Organization Definition | The Cause Bar

Non-Profit Organization (NPO) (Noun):

A non-business entity dedicated to furthering a particular social cause or advocating for a shared point of view.

Organic Definition | The Cause Bar

Organic (Adj):

Made with a minimum use of chemicals and limited impact on the environment.

 
Recyclable Definition | The Cause Bar

Recyclable (Adj):

Material that can be recovered from waste and turned into new products.

Slow Fashion Definition | The Cause Bar

Slow Fashion (Noun):

Advocates for principles similar to the principles of slow food, such as good quality, clean environment, and fairness for both consumers and producers.

 
Social Enterprise Definition | The Cause Bar

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE (NOUN):

A cause-driven business whose primary reason for being is to improve social objectives and serve the common good.

Upcycle Definition | The Cause Bar

Upcycle (Verb):

Reuse discarded objects or material in such a way as to create a product of higher quality or value than the original.

Sustainable Definition | The Cause Bar

Sustainable (Adj):

Can be supported indefinitely in terms of human impact on the environment and social responsibility.

Vintage Definition | The Cause Bar

Vintage (Adj):

The class of a dated object with reference to an era of production or use.