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Ausonia company (brand that produces articles for women) has launched the “one package one minute to the breast cancer investigation” campaign. Ausonia, in cooperation with AECC (Spanish Association Against Cancer) tries to contribute to the fight against breast cancer financing an investigation minute for each sold package.
Why it matters
Time equals money and is a more involved and personal way of donating to a charitable cause. Will time and resources become the new currency in corporate CSR?
Source: Marketing News
19. May 2010
The latest buzz in the world of Parisian fashion is new concept store Merci. The store is located over three floors in a stylish warehouse-come-loft apartment and sells vintage and the previous season’s clothing along with jewellery and furniture. Goods are donated by brands, designers and celebrities, with all profits going to a children’s charity in Madagascar. Merci is being heralded as the first ‘luxury’ charity shop.
Mysterious blue doors that act as a canvas to philosophical and poetic statements such as ‘Incomplete perfect’, ‘The end is a good beginning’ and ‘Destiny died’ are popping up on vacant buildings in and around Lisbon. The project was founded by design collective ‘de onda magnetica’ who are dedicated to urban art and activism.