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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
Miami Airport Set to Unveil Art Exhibition With a Purpose

Miami-Dade County, FL – Faces of Freedom: Behind the Looms, a photography exhibition documenting efforts to end child labor in South Asia’s carpet industry, will be on display at Miami International Airport’s South Terminal Art Gallery beginning Thursday, November 19 through April 2010.

10/30/2009
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