This week's topic is: New Businesses
Some sample vocabulary/sentences from this lesson:
Environmentally friendly businesses
set a high bar: The standards for something have been set and is hard to achieve
bluesign®: Bluesign technologies eliminates harmful substances at each step of the supply chain. It certifies that textile products are safe for the environment, workers, and customers. The Bluesign certification applies to chemicals, processes, materials, and products
consumerism: A social and economic order that encourages the acquisition of goods and services in ever-increasing amounts
eco footprint: the impact of human activities measured in terms of the area of biologically productive land and water required to produce the goods consumed and to assimilate the wastes generated
hypocritical: behavior that contradicts what one claims to believe or feel.