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We believe in style with purpose.

Explore our ever-evolving edit of brands and products making

a positive difference in the world.

 

 

OUR CRITERIA

Sustainability can mean many things. Which is why we have created Conscious Curation, an ever-evolving platform that provides clarity around our definition. Wherever possible, we rely heavily on independently recognized materials, processes, and certifications, thus enabling you to confidently shop the products that align with your values. The brands and items included in our edit are making a positive impact in one or more of the following ways.

 

 

Sustainable Materials

Using sustainable materials—whether it’s organic cotton, recycled cashmere or apple leather—has a dramatic impact on the environment. To be included in this category, products must contain at least 40 percent sustainable, circular or vegan materials.

Materials include:

Good Cashmere Standard (GCS)

Responsible Alpaca Standard (RAS)

Recycled Claim Standard (RCS)

Global Recycled Standard (GRS)

Global Organic Textile Standards (GOTS)

Organic Content Standard (OCS)

Organic

Recycled

Fibershed

Cotton Made In Africa

Better Cotton Initiative (BCI)

BASF e3

Global Traceable Down Standard (Global TDS)

Downpass

Traumpass

Responsible Down Standard

Responsible Mohair Standard

Responsible Wool Standard

 

NewMerino Standard

ZQ Standard

Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification

EcoVero (Lenzing)

Tencel™

ECONYL®

Peace Silk

AGRALOOP

LIVAECO (Birla)

NATURTEXTIL iVN certified BEST

CRAiLar Fibers

Flax/Linen

Bamboo

Ramie

Cupro

Upcycled materials

 

Cradle to Cradle Certified™ (C2C)

PETA Certified Vegan

Vegan Leather

Vegan Beauty

Koba Fur

Muskin

Apple leather

Vegea

Pinatex

Regenerative Organic Cotton

COSMOS Certified

Fair Wild Certified

Soil Association Certified

USDA Certified Organic

USDA Certified Bio Based Product

Ecocert Candles & Home Fragrances

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Gives Back

How nice is it to know your purchase is contributing to a charitable cause? Products in this category benefit both people and the planet through a portion of their proceeds.

Philanthropic models include:

A brand donates a percentage or dollar amount of each purchase to charity.

A brand matches 1 to 1 for charity.

A brand is a member of One Percent for the Planet

A brand is a Certified B corporation.

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Responsibly Manufactured

How a product is made is as important as the product itself. To say it’s responsibly manufactured means it is produced in factories that go above and beyond to protect its employees, as well as the planet, through empowerment programs, fair wages and ethical management of chemicals and resources.

Certification programs include:

bluesign® certified material

100 by OEKO-TEX

Carbon Neutral

Leather Working Group (LWG)

Nordic Swan

EU Ecolabel

Fairtrade Textile Standard

Fair Trade Certified™

The World Fair Trade Organisation

Produced in factories implementing BSR HERproject™, IFC’s Better Work, or Gap’s P.A.C.E. worker empowerment program

Fairmined Certified

Rainforest Alliance Standard

Leaping Bunny

PETA Beauty Without Bunnies

 

 

 

 

Inclusive

We are committed to supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. To be included in this category, brands must have owners that are Black, Latinx, Asian, Native American or LGBTQ+.

 

 

Transparent

It’s important to know where and how a product is made. Brands in this category offer radical transparency by disclosing their factory list on Open Supply Hub or by tagging their products with digital product passports.

 

BRAND SPOTLIGHTS

Get to know some of the fashion, beauty and homeware lines creating a better future for us all.

 

 

 

PĪFERI

Drawing from myriad influences, including architecture and Surrealism, Alfredo Pīferi meticulously conceives vegan footwear with plenty of verve. Designing only with innovative bio-based and recycled materials, Pīferi forgoes leather entirely in the making of his must-have shoes.

ANOTHER TOMORROW

Another Tomorrow derives its name from its sense of responsibility for the next generation, and with its ethically-made and truly sustainable streamlined essentials, the New York brand aims to not only provide a lasting wardrobe, but also educate the world in what is possible.

TABAYER

Protection is at the heart of Nigora Tokhtabayeva’s line of fine jewelry, which pulls from ancient symbols and talisman to create modern, fluid forms cast in ethically sourced materials: Fairmined gold and Kimberley Process certified, conflict-free diamonds.