– where design meets doing good –
"Inspired by the disappearing beauty of the tangible." AU creates innovative products that reflect and respect the wild places that inspire their mission. Their products use recycled and reclaimed materials where possible, and they aim to not only create products that won't end up in a landfill, but – by using recycled paper in their books – they limit what gets to the landfill in the first place.
"Hope is our message. Fashion is our medium." Founded by Carly Burson, Tribe Alive’s mission is to build sustainable partnerships with marginalized women in developing countries by connecting them to the global marketplace. They work to break the cycle of poverty by providing artisans with the tools, training and support needed to reclaim their futures and thrive as business women.
Nisolo means not alone. As consumers, we are not alone. We recognize that our small choices have major impact. As producers, we are not alone. We have access to the global market and fair compensation for our work. Nisolo is a team of makers, doers, and storytellers working together to facilitate a healthy connection between consumers and producers in the global marketplace.
"Know your factories. Know your costs. Always ask why." Everlane has emerged as a brand that prides itself on what is calls radical transparency – the philosophy that customers have the right to know what their products cost to make. Everlane shares their true costs, as well as the markup. It's a candid approach that is echoed in their brand voice, creative vision, and community.
"Less is more." The KDJ design process is inspired by delicate lines and minimalist shapes. Katie finds that simple design often has more aesthetic impact. Plus, each dainty piece is handmade with love.
Conscious explores how innovative ideas and creative solutions are used to create impact around the globe. Proud to have been featured as a "powerful voice."
Tackling root causes of poverty for the most marginalized children, one community at a time. Founded by the goddess of global health, Michaela Cisney, Priyam's mission is to alleviate poverty for children with disabilities by supporting their mothers and raising global awareness of childhood disability in developing countries. Ending poverty begins with equipping women to do it themselves.
“We are drops of one ocean. We are waves of one sea.” A unity-inspired surf and lifestyle brand based on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawai'i. Founder Maryam Fortuna's inspiration comes from the simple forms and beauty found in nature which she aims to translate into comfortable and stylish pieces for the whole family.