Think global, act local! is a slogan that reminds us all that our actions usually effect only local conditions unless we happen to be a governor, president or some such high mucky muck (that really is a valid phrase). But acting local has just become easier with a new mobile phone company -- Credo. Actually Credo is just a division of a company called Working Assets which has been providing phone service and credit card services since 1985. their particular "thing" which distinguishes them from other phone/credit card companies is that they pledge a certain portion of their profits to causes that aim to protect our environment,
They also use their monthly bill to offer information about cases they're supporting at the time. Quotes from various political magazines, politicians, and bloggers give you a sense of where the money goes.
I'm torn between going for the commitment to good causes and getting a good deal. On the surface it sounds good but does the middleman take part of the donation or just facilitate the transfer of funds. Anyone have an opinion?