ALAS is an Australian sleepwear label, that allows the wearer to sleep and dream in complete comfort. Each piece is thoughtfully constructed with a simple and graceful style.The designs are hand printed using AZO and formaldehyde free dyes and all fabrics are either GOTS certified or handwoven cotton. Stockists include ASOS (UK), Shopbop (US) and well regarded boutiques across Australia, New Zealand and Europe.The packaging, swing tags and business cards are recycled and recyclable. ALAS is a SOURCE Innovation Award winner.
From beginning to end, Animaná produces under sustainable principles. Collections are carefully selected by Dominique Peclers from artisans utilising handmade ancestral techniques in Patagonia and the Andes. Designed to give an alternative to the cosmopolitan consumer, Animaná unites slow fashion and pure fibres.
Ayuvastra specialises in high quality men and women’s leisure wear/yoga wear, baby wear, fabric and bed linens that provide health benefits. The products are created using an ancient Indian dyeing technique called Ayurvasta, where the medicinal properties of the Kerala-grown herbs used to colour the textiles are absorbed through the skin. Using only GOTS-certified cotton, this Irish brand and supplier is entirely organic and biodegradable. Ayuvastra not only supports the revival of an ancient dyeing technique, but also helps to support communities by generating employment.
Cholesburys is reinventing a bit of the British shoe industry by hand-making sandals in the Chiltern hills using low energy bespoke techniques. Designed to look and feel lovely, each pair is crafted from recycled leather, beautiful vintage fabrics and less than 40% new components.
Dhana EcoKids is a lifestyle ethical brand for kids, made using only 100% certified organic cotton and carcinogen-free, eco-friendly dyes. All garments are GOTS-certified and made in a facility that adheres to the Social Accountability Standard SA 8000. Dhana EcoKids believes positive clothing choices will help raise awareness amongst children.
The Environmental Justice Foundation makes a direct link between the need for environmental security and the defence of basic human rights. EJF campaigns internationally to raise awareness of the issues our grassroots partners are working to solve locally.
The Fairtrade Foundation is the independent non-profit organisation that licenses use of the FAIRTRADE Mark on cotton products in the UK.
Greenstone is a leading global sustainability solutions provider. SupplierPortal is a user-friendly online responsible sourcing solution for suppliers, brands and retailers to improve transparency and reduce risk efficiently. It covers environmental, labour, health and safety and anti-bribery and corruption information and includes sector specific questionnaires.
GUNAS creates designer handbags that combine fashion, trends and ethics into a product that is 100% vegan and sweatshop free. All bags are handcrafted in their own studio using the utmost and finest cruelty-free alternative fabrics. The materials are either LEED certified, recycled, organic or rescued making their products not only vegan but also eco-friendly.
Mantis World, the home to the Mantis brand for men and women, Humbugz for kids and Babybugz for babies, design and manufacture high quality garments, including an organic collection, for the printwear and promotional markets. Their “Well Made” ethos requires that a commitment to ethical and sustainable production is combined with attention to design, style and quality. In addition to their label, Mantis World produces for other fashion brands, retailers and merchandisers.
Mehera Shaw is an upmarket, artisanal lifestyle brand and sustainable production studio based in Jaipur, India. The brand’s aesthetic is a balance of East and West, vintage and contemporary, encompassing smart, yet artistic casual looks. In addition, Mehera Shaw’s offers CMT, fair trade private label production incorporating GOTS certified cottons, natural fibres and artisan prints.
Panchachuli UK supports the Panchachuli Women Weavers from Kumaon , India. The ladies hand spin, weave, knit and embroider a vast range of luxury accessories and fabrics in lambswool and Mongolian cashmere. The Co-operative is owned and managed by the artisans and is recognised globally for its UNESCO Award winning products.
The Pesticide Action Network UK is an independent, non-profit organisation. PAN UK works to eliminate the use of and dependence on hazardous pesticides, and to increase the sustainable alternatives.
Global ethical and sustainability experts Responsible Trade Worldwide, offer unique insight into your workforce, or that of your supply chain via worker assessments and metrics linked to HR practices. By delivering industry benchmarked data and transparency throughout the chain they harness the worker voice, allowing for a vital move from compliance to engagement.
Textile Exchange (formerly the Organic Exchange) is a charitable organisation committed to expanding sustainable practices in the textile industry, with a specific focus on increasing the production and use of organically grown fibers such as cotton.
The WFTO (formerly IFAT) has driven the fair trade movement for 20 years. It is the only global network whose members represent the Fair Trade chain from production to sale. WFTO members must demonstrate a 100% Fair Trade commitment.