Ethical and Sustainable

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Dannijo

The Snyder sisters grew up in Jacksonville, Florida, where they used their cardiologist father's medical tools to teach themselves how to make jewellery while in middle school. Once the two reunited in New York after their college years, they went back to their childhood hobby and created a capsule jewellery collection for Danielle's non-profit LWALA (Live With A Lifelong Ambition), which fundraised for grass-roots initiatives in Africa. Seemingly overnight, the two built their jewellery passion into a mega-successful brand. Since its inception in 2008, Dannijo has advocated creating sustainable economic opportunity for women in underdeveloped areas of the world. All packaging is handmade in Rwanda as part of their women's empowerment initiative in partnership with Indego Africa. All jewellery is handmade in New York and sold at select, high-end stores worldwide including Net-A-Porter, Bergdorf Goodman, Neiman Marcus, Shopbop, Holt Renfrew, Lane Crawford and Liberty. Danielle and Jodie were featured on Inc Magazine's 30 Under 30: America's Coolest Entrepreneurs List, are members of the CFDA and were recently profiled by The New York Times and WSJ. They've been featured on the TODAY Show as well as Fox Business. Danielle was named Forbes 30 under 30 in Art and Style, as well as honored at Glamour Women of the Year Awards. Additionally, Danielle produced and hosted an interview series for Harper's BAZAAR entitled Conversation Pieces wherein she interviewed fascinating women across industries including prima ballerina and icon Misty Copeland. The sisters are passionate about creating a multidimensional brand that evolves to the needs of their customers; Dannijo was among the first to launch fashion casing for iPhones and iPads and has been at the forefront of the social media/digital movement. The fashion and fine jewellery lines have an extensive celebrity following including Natalie Portman, Beyonce, Taylor Swift, Kendall Jenner and Rihanna.

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Darling Cherie Jewellery

Swiss Made, cruelty-free and vegan luxury jewellery. Based and handcrafted in Switzerland by the savoir-faire of its Swiss craftsmen, every piece of jewellery is tailor-made with passion and responsibility. The quality of the products and choice of the techniques to manufacture their jewellery are focused on getting the perfect rendition of a handmade luxury product and life-long jewellery.

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Dr Bronner's

Over 5 generations and 150 Years of soapmaking excellence, Dr Bronner's is an independently owned family business dedicated to making natural organic products for the greater good of mankind. Their products are also known for quality and multiple uses, sure to make your life easier. Dr Bronner’s soaps are 100% true pure-castile soaps that use certified organic ingredients under the fair trade act, without animal testing, and are mostly 100% vegan (with the exception of the balms where beeswax is added for best efficacy). They have created or partnered with various fair trade organic projects all over the world, including Sri Lanka, Palestine, Ghana, Ecuador, Kenya and Zambia, where they ethically source their materials such as coconut oil, sugar cane alcohol and beeswax. Those fair trade and eco-friendliness beliefs ensure fair prices, living wages and community benefits for farmers, workers and their families. Along with their fair trade certification from IMO, all their soaps and personal care products are also certified by the USDA National Organic Program standards that certify organic foods. Dr Bronner is also committed to using better, eco friendly packaging. Their products are packaged using 100% post-consumer recycled plastic. The range includes the cult beauty classic Castile liquid soaps, Shikakai hand soaps, hand and body lotions, lip balms, body balms and hair care.

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Earth Shrts

Looking for organic T-shirts? Ethical T-shirts? Fair trade T-shirts? Looking for all those things but would prefer to give the righteousness a wide birth? Well, you've come to the right place. They love organic T-shirts, and for all the right reasons. All the T-shirt designs on their site are printed on 100% organic cotton that is certified as fair trade and has not been produced in sweat shops. Free delivery across all the UK; order before 3pm and they'll even dispatch your T-shirt on that day. All the T-shirts you can purchase from Earth Shirts are organic, ethically made and manufactured using sustainable energy, generated solely from wind and solar power. The producers of their T-shirts are chosen specifically to work in regions where organic cotton is planted as well as harvested by hand. As organic farming does not use petrol-based chemical fertilizers or pesticides, it is far less dependent on fossil fuels. They guarantee that no T-shirts offered for sale on Earth Shirts will contain cotton from Uzbekistan, where forced child labour is endemic. All their T-shirt labels follow the recommendations of the Environmental Justice Foundation and clearly state the origin of any cotton used. The T-shirts they use at Earth Shirts are made in “carbon neutral” manufacturing facilities in India, using low-impact organic cotton and are distributed exclusively through carbon neutral warehouses and offices in London that run on green, renewable elecricity. The printing materials used at Earth Shirts have been classified as environmentally inert; their printing methods are PVC free, phthalate free and also lead and other heavy metals free to comply with EN71-3. Their T-shirts arrive from the suppliers in 100% recycled boxes and and are packaged in PVC-free packaging that is also biodegradable. They recommend that you wash cool and help the environment.

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E-Cloth

Revolutionary way to clean: with 480,000 fibres per cm2, e-cloths have enormous cleaning power. The act of drawing this volume of cleaning edges across a surface gives a deeper clean than cleaning with chemicals. The fibres break up and remove more grease and dirt, incredibly using just water. Using high quality fibres, the construction of each cloth is specifically selected for the cloth’s end use. They easily outperform and outlast traditional cloths and other cloths made with similar but lower quality fibres. No need for expensive and time-consuming chemical sprays, just move from surface to surface with a water spray in one hand an e-cloth in the other. E-cloths have a 300 wash guarantee and, by cleaning with just water, reduce the need for household chemicals by up to 90%. The exceptional cleaning power of the fibres leaves no residues of dirt or chemicals; e-cloths are made from a mix of nylon and polyester, in varying proportions and processed in many different ways to achieve a very specific result. E-cloths are made of man-made fibres and have an environmental impact, of course, but they neither use nor are impregnated with chemicals. The fact that they last for years and can be washed over 300 times, means the environmental impact is significantly lower than other cleaning products and processes. E-cloths work very well on stainless steel as well.

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Eco Hip

Organic fair trade products for a positive future. They are committed to offering the best green and eco products; they have sourced fair trade products from brands such as Ecosoapia, Dr Bronner and Tints of Nature and offer a great choice of green products. Established for over 15 years, they want to give their customers the best choices when it comes to fair trade and organic products. As well as a responsibility to themselves, they also have a responsibility to others, which is why they believe in promoting sustainable fair trade products. We want to offer you the best natural and organic products so that you can maintain a chemical free home. That is why they only sell the most responsible and sustainable products: all products are free of toxic chemicals wherever possible and endorsed by Ecocert and the Soil Association; they promote Fairtrade produce to stop exploitation and benefit those communities; they use local suppliers and products wherever possible in order to support the local economy and reduce their carbon footprint; all products use minimal packaging and recyclable materials; they use sustainable materials and ingredients wherever possible; they do not use any products that have animal ingredients or are tested on animals, many of their products being certified as cruelty-free and are endorsed by BUAV and PETA.

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Eco Kitty

Family run business specialising in exquisite gifts for your feline friends. They have big ideas and even bigger hearts, with a strong set of values at the core of everything they do. All products are proudly made in Britain and all are made from recycled, organic or locally sourced materials. If you have your own shop selling gifts, homeware or pet products please get in touch, they would love to work with you!

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Eileen Fisher

She started with $350 in savings. And a vision: design products that delight the spirit and simplify life; make clothes that work together, guided by the design principles of simplicity, beauty, comfort, ease, function and versatility; invite every woman to express her own style; produce only what they love. Social consciousness: support women through social initiatives that address their well-being; practice business responsibly with absolute regard for human rights; guide their product and practice toward sustaining the environment.

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Emerita

Emerita® (e-MER-ita) has been a leading brand of natural women’s wellness products since 1978. They’re proud to be women-operated, and their mission is 'improving the health and lives of women' - a cause that makes them excited to come to work every day. In the early days, they marketed natural midlife products through the Transitions For Health catalog and through physicians’ offices. The catalog even appeared in an episode of the TV show Sex & the City. Then in the 1990s, their flagship progesterone cream, Pro-Gest® Cream, was first introduced at natural food stores, launching a whole category of natural wellness products for mature women. Since then, Emerita® has expanded its offerings to include intimacy, feminine care, health supplements, and skin care, as well. Today, Emerita® products are sold in natural food stores all over the world, as well as through many online retailers. Emerita® also has a long history as an advocate for women and proponent for education about women's health issues. They tend to make products for needs that many people don’t talk about - menopause, feminine odor, menstruation, hot flashes, vaginal dryness, sex at all ages, to name just a few. Topics like these are not always easy to discuss but these are important topics, and someone’s got to start the conversation about them. At Emerita®, they understand that their business affects the environment, and they believe it's their responsibility to care for the health and balance of the planet, just as they have been caring for the health and balance of women for the past 39 years. They incorporate environmentally-friendly practices into their manufacturing, offices, and daily practices whenever possible. They make their products with the highest-quality ingredients available. Their progesterone comes from the Mexican Wild Yam and is converted to pure USP Progesterone which meets the standards of the United States Pharmacopeia for strength, purity, and quality. Their products do not contain mineral oil, parabens, petroleum, phthalates, or SLS, are never tested on animals and are free of artificial colors and fragrances. And aside from their OH Warming Lubricant (which contains honey) and Hair Removal Pre-Waxed Strips (which contain beeswax), they contain no animal products. Emerita® tampons are made of 100% organic cotton that is certified organic by the Ethical and Environmental Certification Institute (ICEA) and meets the Global Organic Textile Standard. Plus, the cotton for their tampons and pads is cleansed with a mild hydrogen peroxide solution, which means it is free from traces of dioxins from chlorine bleaching. And their pads contain no cellulose filler nor polymer additives. Their products are scientifically formulated and include select certified organic ingredients; plus, their products are eco-friendly and cruelty-free. They use recycled materials in their packaging and, whenever possible, packaging that can be recycled.

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Farq

Offering popular culture clothing for the environmentally conscious, striving to bring you designs a little different to the usual 'fun' and 'funky' clothing available elsewhere. The exclusive, limited edition prints are contrary rather than offensive, cheeky rather than vulgar, and with a nod to issues of interest today. Their 'earth positive' clothing is produced under the Global Organic Textile Standards (GOTS) from 100% organic cotton using only renewable energy from wind and solar power and approved by the Carbon Trust (UK) for reductions in CO2 emissions. The Fair Wear Foundation (FWF) has audited the entire production chain for correct ethical labour practices. Why choose Farq clothing: exclusive, limited edition designs; 100% organic, reduced water and CO2 footprint, and quality garments made to last. Why Not? Organic Cotton + Ethically Traded + Carbon Neutral manufacturing = 100% Sustainable!

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Farrow and Ball

Paint pioneers John Farrow and Richard Ball founded the company in 1946. They met while working at a local clay pit and later went on to build their first factory in Dorset. In the 1950s Farrow & Ball won some important commercial contracts which included supplying the paint for Ford Motor Cars in Dagenham and Liverpool, Raleigh bicycles and even the Admiralty and the War Office! As the 60s came to an end John and Richard were less and less involved with the business, and eventually sold the company to Bakers which was run by Norman Chappell (of Chappell Green fame!). Following a fire that destroyed the original factory, they moved to their current site near Wimborne where they’ve resided ever since. In the early 1990s Historical Decorator Tom Helme and Corporate Financier Martin Ephson took over the running of the company. They began to branch out by developing a range of National Trust paints, working closely with historical buildings, and helping to restore them with colours sympathetic to their eras. The 1990s was a decade in which they achieved some major milestones and successes: appointing their first independent stockist, Paint & Paper, who they still work with today (1992); starting to make artisanal wallpapers, ensuring that they followed in their founder’s footsteps by using traditional block and trough printing methods (1995); their first flagship showroom opened on the Fulham Road in Chelsea (1996); opening of their first overseas showroom in Toronto, quickly followed by Paris and New York (1999); launching their website and stepping into the digital world (1999). In January 2010 they made the bold decision to move their entire range of paints away from oil based to water based finishes with low or minimal VOC content. This was a forward thinking move, affirming their ongoing commitment towards helping the environment we live in, and once again putting them ahead of the competition. There are no solvents or emissions in the manufacture of their paints and papers. Their paints have been independently tested and approved to meet the Toy Safety Standard*, so parents can rest assured when decorating their children’s nurseries and bedrooms or painting children’s accessories, toys or cots. Their wallpapers are created using their eco friendly water based paints and paper, sourced only from FSC® accredited paper suppliers. Currently 90% of the waste they create producing their paints and papers is recyclable (including paint tins, paper, and packaging), reducing the need to landfill. 50% of their packaging uses recycled materials, and they use FSC® accredited paper suppliers to produce their brochures and leaflets.

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Filippa K

Built on a backbone of entrepreneurial strength focused on style, simplicity and quality Filippa K rose from the kitchen table of its founder, Filippa Knutsson to a pioneering brand in defining Scandinavian fashion. Dedicated to a carefully curated wardrobe of now, a modern interpretation of the life and challenges of women and men today, Filippa K has over the last few years created a clean slate for itself, building the company structure of a curious and conscious brand that recognises innovative sustainability as its guide to growth. With a holistic approach to business, Filippa K is grounded in the energy of combining classic craftsmanship with modern knowledge. The offer consists of a womenswear line, a menswear line, shoes and accessories and in addition, the Soft Sport collection. Soft Sport was created with a need for refined activewear in mind. It's a collection of luxe, functional and feminine garments for low intense training and travelling that completes the Filippa K offer. Filippa K was founded in 1993 and is today a leading Scandinavian fashion brand. The head office is situated in Stockholm, Sweden. It is present in 30 markets through its own e-commerce, 50 brand stores and some 600 premium retailers. Filippa K has 350 passionate employees, 80% whom are female, 20% whom are male. Four collections are released annually, and the offer consist of a womenswear line, a menswear line and the Soft Sport collection.

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