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    USA and Central America
    At BELLA+CANVAS, they believe transparency leads to accountability and accountability leads to change. When it comes to choosing where to make their products, they evaluate factory partners based on quality, price, speed, and a shared vision around environmental and social responsibility. They do all of their dyeing and cutting in Los Angeles and then their goods are shipped to Central America to be sewed. Facts: - Workplace code of conduct label: this Workplace Code of Conduct specifies basic minimum policies, procedures, and working conditions that their owned operations and their suppliers must meet in order to do business with them. - Fair labor association label: as a Fair Labor Association affiliate, BELLA+CANVAS commits to FLA standards and only works with suppliers who share this commitment. FLA is responsible for improving the lives of millions of workers around the world. - WRAP label: all of the factories in their supply chain are WRAP (Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production) certified. WRAP is a globally recognized, independent 3rd party certifying body whose mission is to promote ethical, humane and lawful working conditions.
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    China
    Founded in 2015 by designer Hunter Craighill, we are a design and manufacturing brand rooted in curiosity, ingenuity, and pleasure.  Craighill products are designed by a team of 11 in Brooklyn, NY. They work with about 15 specialty manufacturing partners in the US and China to bring these designs to life, and all fulfillment is completed in their Brooklyn workshop. 
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    USA
    The story starts in Los Angeles with 2 co-founders, Holger and Daniel. Their entire line is designed in their studio. They are working with trusted local manufacturers. Graf Lantz is a unique collection of wool, leather, organic cotton, linen and canvas collections. Thoughtfully designed for function and multipurpose use. With the value of the products built in the enduring nature of the minimal, design and extremely durable quality. For products made to last you years and elevate your everyday.
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    USA and China
    Bagito partner with family-run production facilities that are committed to providing fair living wages to their workers and upholding above average environmental practices. They're maintaining a close connections with their partner factories and suppliers: making regular site visits, reviewing safety and manufacturing testing reports, and ensuring a healthy work environment. To support their goal of sustainable impact, they give 10% of all sales to environmental literacy. Power2Sustain, provides valuable educational enrichment to ensure that the next generation knows how to care for the planet. Facts: - Premium rPet fabric - they use material made entirely from recycled plastics. - Certified organic cotton canvas - Cotton is one of the most heavily sprayed crops. They source GOT certified, non-GMO cotton for their totes. - End of life - All of their products can be either recycled or returned for upcycling at the end of their use. - B Corp certified.
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    China
    Founded in 2013 for coffee and tea lovers. The intention was to make a beautifully-designed product for brewing good coffee. Dreamed up with the spirit of never having to choose between aesthetics and functionality, they want to help the coffee aficionados and the brewing beginners alike find the fun in the craft of brewing. The products are designed in San Fransisco and manufactured by their partner in China.
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    Switzerland
    Over the course of 100 years, Caran d'Ache instruments have become internationally renowned for the drawing and writing experience they offer through the elegance of their lines, the quality of their materials, the purity of their pigments, and the technical brilliance of their design. The family business, which was founded in Geneva in 1915, owes this to a shared vision, the unique values of Swiss Made excellence and an innate sense of creativity and innovation. Their values are the soul that goes into crafting the products and the beacon that guides them every day and in everything they do. They create an entire state of mind that ensures they remain inventive, environmentally responsible, committed to passing on knowledge and education, focused on their quest for excellence, and loyal to the Swiss Made label that embodies the quality of their products. Their commitments feed into a long-term vision that places sustainable development and social responsibility at the heart of everything they do. The proof of this is easy to see in the number of steps they have taken to protect the environment and the partnerships we have formed. They work with social and cultural stakeholders and with local and international artists who are proud to be ambassadors for their values.
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    USA
    American-made, practical, beautiful and handcrafted of the finest materials. Appointed goods are designed to elevate the work experience. The Appointed team is a small but growing group of individuals who are committed to providing top-quality product and experience to all of their customers. The paper is carefully selected for its smooth, durable quality and for the way it is responsibly made. They are actively changing the packaging materials and methods to reduce their environmental footprint by limiting single use plastic and choosing materials that are renewable and biodegradable. The labels, tape, and boxes are all made from recycled materials.
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    USA
    Topo design was born in Colorado in 2008 from the simple fact of wanting classic, functional and well-designed products that are inspired by who we are and where we live. Today, they want to produce the most durable, versatile, beautiful products that can be used around town, out on the trail and traveling the globe. All of their local and international manufacturing partners adhere to Fair Labor guidelines and maintain certifications and best practices needed to fully support their expectations as they relate to the health and well-being of their partner workers. Their long-term vision for process improvement is to reduce waste, harmful chemical use and energy consumption.
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    USA
    Founded in 1990, this woman owned and operated company is making each product handmade. All products are made in their factory in the U.S.A. Their efficient cutting and stitching methods, along with precise printing, eliminate fabric waste. All of the standard sizes are designed to have no fabric waste. They recycle all their office paper and cardboard. cans and bottles, and re-use one-sided office paper, which is bound into note nads. Facts: - Fair labor association - 60 employees
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    Vietnam
    The peak design's factory meets strict social and environmental standards ensuring the health and wellbeing of the people working there and their surrounding environment. The factory is audited annually to ensure ongoing compliance. Peak Design pays a premium on all product from that factory and the money goes directly into an account that is managed by the workers themselves. The workers vote on how they want the money to be used. The workers at Vung Tau have elected to split and distribute their first premium payment equally in cash as additional income. In 2022 the factory became Fair Trade Certified. Labels: - Climate neutral - 1% for the planet - B Corp - Fair trade
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    China
    When they created the very first Klean Kanteen, their goal was to promote healthy living and respect for the environment by giving people an affordable alternative to plastic bottles. From the get go, they've shared some of the concerns our customers have expressed about manufacturing in China. However, after much time and research into manufacturing options, manufacture of Klean Kanteen in China would allow them to provide a handcrafted product of exceptional quality at a price point that would support broad accessibility and cultivation of mindful, reusable habits. At Klean Kanteen, they are driven to ensure the materials and operations involved with the manufacture of our products meet acceptable standards for quality and safety, fair labor, ethical business practices, and environmental responsibility. The manufacturers who produce Klean Kanteen bottles and caps maintain certifications for Quality Management System (ISO 9001) and Environmental Management System (ISO 14001) standards established by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). The stainless steel supplier for Klean Kanteen production also maintains the ISO 9001 certification, as well as the more intensive ISO/TS 16949 quality management certification required for stainless steel suppliers of auto manufacturers.
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    China
    The company was first known as Modo&Modo, a small Milanese publisher that, in 1997, brought the original notebook back to life and established the Moleskine® trademark. Moleskine Srl was listed on the Italian Stock Exchange in 2013. The brand was acquired and delisted by D’Ieteren at the end of 2016. Today, the Moleskine company has around 500 employees and a vast network of partners. Moleskine has always paid close attention to sustainability issues, from which some of its fundamental values are derived. Moleskine is active on a daily basis reducing the direct and indirect environmental impact of its routine activities, both in the office and in connection with the production processes it manages. All Moleskine collections are conceived and designed in Italy by Moleskine and manufactured in China, where the paper was invented in the 2nd century A.D. In China, Moleskine works closely with manufacturers able to combine mass production with a level of care and attention more typical to artisanal craftsmanship. All our suppliers are required to provide certifications of environmental and social sustainability in their manufacturing processes, issued by major international associations. All Moleskine products are compliant with California Proposition 65, one of the most stringent regulations in the world regarding the safety and environmental impact of materials. Moleskine is FSC-certified (Forest Stewardship Council), supporting responsible management of the world’s forests. Moleskine notebooks are made with environmentally friendly acid-free (no chlorine) paper. Facts: - Location: China - Foundation: 1997 - Certificates: FSC
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    Taïwan

    The need for paper isn’t going away any time soon, but the need for sustainable answers to today's problems is past its tipping-point.

    Materials are responsibly sourced, employees are treated and paid fairly, and leaders work for a greater cause than a profit margin. Through theircommitment to inspiring people and helping the planet, they take note of what matters most.

    Made from 100% sustainably recycled stone, and without any bleaches or acids, Karst Stone Paper™ is rebuilt from first principles to be better than wood-pulp paper: more durable, more sustainable, and infinitely smoother to write, scribble, doodle or draw on.

    Paper is 100% tree-free.

    Certifications:

    • B corp
    • Cradle to Cradle
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    France

    It's a world that spans more than 130 years of pioneering innovation, unique style, and world-renowned craftsmanship.

    Aged 25, George Safford Parker applies for his first pen patent and begins the Parker story with the driving philosophy: “It will always be possible to make a better pen.”

    In 1954, production begins on the Jotter, Parker’s famous ballpoint pen. The Jotter sells 3.5 million in its first year and remains popular today.

    Making a Parker pen is a solemn act of creation. Modern Parker pens are complex mechanisms of up to 21 individual parts designed to work together to produce pens of discerning quality. For the most prestigious lines, meticulously selected materials are enhanced by decorative treatments and manual polishing before being assembled by hand and rigorously tested. Attention to detail is at the core of every Parker pen and it requires experts who have an aesthetic attention to detail.

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    USA
    Machine Era was born in 2013 with 2 designers, Ryan and Adam. They’re dedicated to crafting the highest quality machined everyday carry items. All of their products are created in their shop using manual and CNC machines in Richmond, Virginia. By using Swiss-type turning techniques, they’re able to deliver parts that are extremely accurate with the best possible surface finish.
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    India
    The factories Tentree partner with all strive to meet the highest standards when it comes to upholding ethical labour rights. Their partner factories are regularly audited to ensure compliance with the tentree Code of Conduct and international labour standards. They established a partnership in 2018 with a family owned factory specializes in cotton and cotton blends. As a vertically-integrated manufacturer, Pratibha Syntex produces textiles and garments. Their cotton is grown sustainably through earth-friendly agroforestry, and processed with a focus on providing employment opportunities for women in rural India. Labels: - GRS - GOTS - OCS, - Oeko Tex Standard - ZDHC Certified - B Corp - Climate neutral
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    China
    Their manufacturing partners are more than just a significant part of the supply chain, they are vital to helping us uphold our mission and values. MiiR is considering each individual that helps them navigate this process as extended members of the MiiR family. MiiR's commitment to people and planet drives them to continue working towards developing the most sustainable products and processes. They always have, and always will, strive to work collaboratively with their partners, ensuring that everyone is respected and cared for as part of the MiiR community. Their Supplier Code of Conduct combines 30 years of drinkware experience from industry experts local to their suppliers. This mutually agreed upon document is applicable to today’s labor standards and covers a range of areas including health and safety, worker treatment and rights, working hours and compensation, and environmental protection. At the heart of this document is MiiR’s unwavering commitment to give more and take less, which starts with the individuals who make their product. Labels: - Climate neutral - 1% for the planet - B Corp - Evergreen
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    China
    Stojo's products are made in factories that meet the BSCI Code of Conduct, a rigorous set of requirements focused on employee rights, safety, and environmental regulations. These factories undergo regular audits by international organizations, and Stojo closely monitor the results. Stojo’s silicone and polypropylene components are FDA and LFGB Platinum Certified—the highest food safety standard in the world. And although they are currently sourcing virgin materials, they’re actively seeking ways to incorporate recycled plastics and silicones into their product line. Stojo is free of: BPA, BPS, cadmium, mercury, lead, and all California Prop 65 harmful substances.
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    China
    Osprey was born in California 1974 at the seat of a single sewing machine, with a head full of ideas and a desire to design & build innovative backpacks to the highest quality. Today, Osprey products continue that pioneering spirit, being used on the highest mountains to the remotest islands and everywhere in between. At Osprey they are dedicated to the outdoors and a key aspect in their ongoing strategy is the protection and conservation of our natural environment. That is why they sponsor the Bird Conservation Georgia’s project through The European Outdoor Conservation Association to stop illegal hunting of raptors in Batumi, Lesser Caucasus.
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    Vietnam
    Bellroy was born 10 years ago in Australia when a team of product designers and engineers realized they could rethink the classic wallet - and use it to improve not only how we move through life, but what that life looks like for all of us. After years of research, experimentation and testing, they have found a way to make their woven fabrics from recycled bottles without sacrificing the quality and longevity of these materials Label: - B Corp
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    China

    Based in Scandinavia, Rains is a contemporary rainwear lifestyle brand.

    They work with few, close manufacturing partners in order to build valuable partnerships that contribute to good quality, dialogue, sharing of knowledge, and responsible development. All of our Rains products are manufactured in Chinese factories with more than 15 years of experience in rainwear and performance garments. Rains is proud to partner with professional and ethical factories that produce high-quality products in safe working conditions. The factories are aligned with our employee standards, including but not exclusive to secure health insurance, proper working schedules, and clean working environments.

    While Rains values a dialogue-based supplier relationship, they find ethical audits to be a useful tool in gaining insight into our production. The audits help them to understand how their manufacturing partners work and identify potential risk areas. Their audits are conducted by specialist third-party auditors carefully selected by amfori BSCI – the leading global business association for open and sustainable trade. Going beyond monitoring, they engage in training and education programs to support their suppliers’ efforts in meeting Rains’ expectations.

    Rains has specifically chosen sustainable materials. The PU-coating as it is significantly more environment-friendly than its hormone-disrupting alternatives: PVC and DWR-PFC. Light woven polyester fiber is used as the backside of the water-repellent PU-coating. Together, the polyester and the PU represents a strong construction that both keeps the fit and keeps you dry. The environmental benefit of polyester is that the synthetic material is completely recyclable, and by 2021, Rains' goal is to minimize its use of virgin polyester. To do this, Rains introduce a recycled polyester microfiber made of plastic bottles from a closed-loop system.

    Going forward, Rains will remain to have a focus on reducing their transport carbon footprint with the help of efficient capacity planning and by keeping the percentage of air freight down to a minimum (currently 6%).

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    China

    Camelbak manufactures its products in its wholly-owned ISO-certified factories. Products are made in both the United States and China. They are pioneered hands-free hydration and introduced the first BPA-free bottles to the world.

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    France

    This human-sized company manufactures the most famous mills in the world!

    In this French factory, everything is made on site: design, technical development, but also manufacturing. The wood is turned, varnished or painted; the mechanisms are stamped, meticulously assembled with the know-how of a goldsmith.

    The wood used for Peugeot mills comes from European forests with the PEFC™ label.

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    USA
    Fort standard is working with metal machining as well as brass casting production partners in China, both in Shenzhen. They are specialists and extremely experienced and innovative in their production methods. They take extreme care to meet the quality levels required. Each factory with who'm they're working with meets the basics standards, such as - Voluntary overtime is paid at a premium rate, not to exceed 12 hours per week on a regular basis (overtime may be mandatory as part of a collective bargaining agreement or arrangement), unless overtime in excess of 12 hours per week is in strict compliance with applicable law, consistent with the practices of other employers and subject to reasonable maximums. - Wages paid for a standard week shall be fair and must meet the legal and industry standards and be sufficient to meet the basic needs of workers and their families. - Vendor’s employees will not work more than 48 hours per week and will have at least one day off for every seven-day work period, subject to the understanding that longer workweeks and continuous workday periods might occur if strictly in compliance with all applicable laws, consistent with the practices of other employers and subject to reasonable maximums.
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