Category Archives: non sweat shop labour

Patagonia: ‘selling better, not more’

Outdoor clothing and gear company Patagonia has always got a good rap on this website. They are slowly building their presence in Australia, with five stores operating at present. They have also increased their social and cultural involvement (for instance … Continue reading

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Patagonia Denim Redefines the Blue Jean

This story from Moja Gear highlights the moves by Patagonia to produce a more sustainable – and more ethical – denim jean. Cleaner, Safer, and Fair Trade, Too: Patagonia Denim Redefines the Blue Jean We all own at least one … Continue reading

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It’s all about transparency! Where Great Design and Business Ethics Collide

The following comes from James Williams, the founder of Keebunga. A new product, just launched on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform is leading the way in transparent business practices. The Keebunga hard shell key case, is beautiful to look at, tactile … Continue reading

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Change starts with a (Fair Trade) T-shirt

I haven’t as yet got around to doing a profile on Prana. Given that their clothing is becoming more available in Australia, it’s probably time to do a write up. But until then, check this short piece about one person’s … Continue reading

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Patagonia selling Fair Trade Certified clothing

The following update comes from Patagonia. Check their site for extra details. In an attempt to improve the lives of the workers who make our products, in May 2014 we began selling Fair Trade Certified™ apparel. Though we started small … Continue reading

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Patagonia Will Be the First Fair Trade-Certified International Clothing Brand

The following comes from the website complex.com, written by Matt Welty | Oct 25, 2013 Patagonia is known for making clothing that looks great but also performs to the highest standards in outdoors activities. The California brand is also about … Continue reading

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Ethical Manufacturing In Bangladesh: How To Stop A Tragedy From Happening Again

Ensuring that our gear is produced under fair working conditions is a half of what this website is about – the other aspect being an interest in lower impact production. When more than 1,000 workers died in a factory collapse … Continue reading

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