NEW YORK, NY, April 3rd, 2012 – A New York City “do good” event, Shop Your Values Week, will connect thousands of conscientious consumers with hundreds of ethical and sustainable businesses in the five boroughs of Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island from May 3rd – 10th, 2012 by offering free samples, discounts, and special events to promote a healthier, happier NYC. Participants and sustainable businesses alike should visitwww.ShopYourValuesWeek.com for more information and to sign up.
In order to participate, individuals will sign an online pledge at ShopYourValues.com to support businesses that ‘do good’ with their everyday practices. By signing the pledge, participants agree to the following:
Pledge to shop locally, ethically, & sustainably from May 3rd – 10th in NYC.
Receive discounts at participating stores across NYC & free admission to special events.
Feel good about contributing to a NYC economy that they believe in.
Shop Your Values Week is a city-wide event created by a collaboration of local non-profits, community organizers, small business groups and business improvement districts brought together by the silicon-alley startup ethikus, which connects people with ethical and sustainable businesses across New York City. The ultimate mission for Shop Your Values Week is to create support for ethical, local, and sustainable economies in NYC.