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RugMark Receives National BEA Award

Washington, DC - RugMark has been awarded with the Building Economic Alternatives (BEA) Award, given by Green America to recognize groups or individuals that are leading the movement to use the economy as a tool for building a more just and sustainable society.

01/28/2010
GoodWeave Launches Carbon Offsetting Initiative

Washington, DC - RugMark USA, which works to end child labor in the carpet industry through the GoodWeave certification program, has announced the launch of a customized carbon offsetting program in partnership with Carbon Clear, one of world’s largest carbon management companies.

01/12/2010
Five New Companies Join GoodWeave

Washington, DC - Five new companies have joined forces with GoodWeave to help put an end to exploitive child labor in the handmade rug industry. 

01/06/2010
Faces of Freedom Exhibit Opens at the World Bank

Washington, DC The World Bank will host a reception to launch Faces of Freedom, a nationally touring photography exhibit curated by RugMark USA, a nonprofit organization working to end exploitative child labor in South Asia’s handmade carpet industry.

12/07/2009
RugMark USA Chosen for Catalogue for Philanthropy

Washington, DC - RugMark USA, the organization behind the GoodWeave™ child-labor-free rug certification, was selected for the prestigious 2009-10 Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington. RugMark USA is one of 68 outstanding nonprofits to be featured this year, and one of only three working internationally.

11/23/2009
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