Doing what is right for the planet and for its citizens lies in the heart of our business. We require each of our brand partners to be making significant efforts in at least one standard in environment impact and at least one standard in social responsibility. By demanding better, we can and will make a difference.
Uses materials, ingredients or inputs that are derived from nature without significant processing and can break down naturally at the end of their life cycle.
No Toxic Chemicals
Uses materials, ingredients or processes that are non-toxic. This makes for a healthier product to have on your skin and in your home, as well a reducing the incidence of these toxins in the environment.
Uses recycled or reclaimed materials or packaging to reduce waste, keeping items out of landfills and prolonging the lifecycle.
Utilizes manufacturing processes from wastewater recycling, emissions controls and energy efficiency to minimize environmental impact. Or is vertically integrated in one locale.
Companies whose leadership is comprised of 50% or greater female, traditionally left out of key leadership roles.
All or a majority of the ownership is comprised of Black, Indigenous and People Of Color.
Made by Artisans
Use of skilled tradespeople and artists to preserve, honor and reward specialty skills
Treating and paying employees/ contractors fairly and abiding by local and international labor laws is mandatory for all our brand partners. But brands going above the minimums to make a significant impact get this designation.