Tag: oregon

She Flies With Her Own Wings – #BtheChange

The Oregon state motto is she flies with her own wings. Lovely, isn’t it? I learned it during the ceremony on January 2nd, in which GladRags became an inaugural Benefit Company in Oregon (that’s me with Secretary of State Kate Brown). Oregon follows in the footsteps of the 19 other states that have enacted laws recognizing Benefit…Read more

Proud to be a Benefit Corporation for People & Planet

As the Oregon legislature considers establishing a legal framework for Benefit Corporations within our home state, we thought we’d share with you the top two reasons we chose to become a certified by the non-profit B Lab as a Benefit Corporation. 1. People Last week almost 400 workers were killed and hundreds more injured in a…Read more

Portland Made: a glimpse at the making of GladRags!

If you’re not from here, you might think that Portland, Oregon is just like the show Portlandia. Even if you are from here, you might think the show is pretty accurate (sigh).     Fortunately, there are some parts of our hometown that are 100% awesome and unpretentious, like the new Portland Made movement: “unique,…Read more