We work with a handful of carefully selected ethical partners, in relationships built up over several years of research visits. We work together in the creative process and we spent nine weeks working with our entrepreneurs and artisans on site to create our new collections. Each partner has signed up to our ethical agreement on working conditions, hours, pay and age. Several of our partners are fair trade or charitable organisations particularly focussed on training, employing and supporting women artisans. Increased independence, income, education for their children and the community they find in these cooperatives make a real difference to their lives.
In addition to nurturing sustainable partnerships with our ethical creative producers, social entrepreneurs and artisans, we focus on environmental sustainability in the business here in the UK. All our stationery, gift wrapping and marketing collateral are produced on 100% recycled paper. Our outer packaging for deliveries is all re-used, recycled pieces. We are lucky enough to collaborate with a small business that imports goods in this one-use packaging which we can then re-use to reduce our footprint. We hope you'll be happy to receive the recycled outer packaging and support our reasoning x