An ethical garment factory in India

    For 16 years I have owned my own industrial design and research studio so I became very exposed to factories, production workers and manufactured goods. Over the years I became progressively more and more interested in the wider issues and stories behind the products and objects we use and consume. Issues of the human condition of work, the ethics of employment, well being, sustainability etc. are all very … more

1% For The Planet

In 2002 Yvon Chouinard, founder of outdoor clothing brand Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, owner of Blue Ribbon Flies, gave life to 1% For The Planet, with the aim – also explained by Give back to Blue payoff - to finance sustainability projects worldwide. The declared mission “is to build, support and activate an alliance of businesses financially committed to creating a healthy planet”. Companies that adhere to the project accept to donate at least 1% of … more