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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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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