Aug 21, 2019
Meet Jennifer Johnson and Carl Hickerson, the co-founders of Trestle, a Portland-based technology company aiming to make conscious consumerism convenient!
“It’s worth taking into consideration the historical perspective of the movement of business into this [sustainable and ethical] space. And for us, we like to celebrate the ones that are doing incredible work to reduce their waste or their energy consumption or clean up their supply chains. Those who are starting to ask the questions themselves: “Oh, what is our impact? Where are we actually causing more harm than good?” The ones that are asking those questions and starting to address them are the ones we like to celebrate.” — Jennifer Johnson
In this episode we cover:
This was such a fun and insightful conversation. I know you're going to love it! Happy listening!
PS: myTrestle Button is a free Chrome extension/add-on that shows you instantly the ethical practices of a company when you land on their website (or a product they sell on Amazon). Not sure if a brand is cruelty-free, fair-trade, sustainable, etc.? Just #trestleit
2. Make a Trestle profile and update your most important values.
3. Shop as you normally would! As you land on the websites of companies we’ve analyzed, you’ll be notified of their ethical practices.