Posts by Chris Gerlacher

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6 Conscious Companies that Help You Make and Save Money

6 Conscious Companies that Help You Make and Save Money It’s easy to think of business and only think of profits. But some companies care about more than money. They care about the environment. They care about the people living on this planet. Some of them even care about both. But the most innovative companies…
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Why Salary Transparency Improves the Workplace (and how to do it)

Talking about money can feel super uncomfortable. Imagine how awkward it would feel to ask a co-worker how much they make. The conversation becomes even more risky when you consider that 23% of companies ban discussion of salary and 38% discourage it. Yet salary transparency is growing in popularity. More people are sharing compensation details…
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Green Retrofit your Home on a Budget

You’ve bought your eco-friendly light bulbs and figured out how to recycle batteries. But your utility bills haven’t gone down as much as you expected. Is there anything else you can do on a budget? Turns out you can retrofit your home to help our planet and save more money. Retrofit. That sounds expensive, doesn’t…
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Hunters? The Surprising Origin of Conservation and Why it Matters

Like it or not, there’s stuff that we need from our planet. We need food, we need water, and we need the land to get both of those things and much more. But that doesn’t mean that we have to tear the world apart to get it. We need to work with the planet, not…
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Create Impact with a Unique Ethical Engagement Ring

The craziest part of graduation isn’t finding my life’s direction or figuring out how to make my freelance writing business works. It’s scrolling down my Facebook feed and seeing all of my friends in hidden-camera proposal pictures. All those pictures are precious, but some of them have dark backstories. It’s (usually) got nothing to do…
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