Spotlighting ethical fashion from around the world.
Creating environmentally conscious fashion pieces is a daunting challenge. When MODHER’s founders launched their B-Corp sustainable handbag business, they knew they were standing at the base of a mountain that they would have to climb slowly and intentionally; each step along the way would require careful consideration and a willingness to forge new pathways.
The apparel and lifestyle-products industries, in their traditional forms, are built on a foundation of opacity: Who made that T-shirt you’re wearing? How were the workers treated in the factory that produced your sneakers? What was the environmental toll of crafting the handbag you carry each day?
In episode 98 of the Disruptors for GOOD podcast, I speak with Akhil Sivanandan, Co-founder of GreenStory on combining supply-chain sustainability analysis with informative graphics to help brands show customers the exact impact they can make by choosing sustainable products.
Rogan hopes to serve San Diego’s veteran community this holiday season by donating BE Outfitter’s adaptable shelter, The Campo, to Wounded Warrior Homes. The Campo is a multipurpose piece of equipment that campers can use as a tarp, a hammock, a rain poncho, or a groundcover. For every five Campos sold, one will be donated to Wounded Warrior Homes.