Ways to connect your heart – and business – with Fair Trade sustainability
“The most powerful people are the ones who never stop learning.”
Book time with Aware… The Social Design Project
Fair Trade mentoring and advice
30 Minutes | Free
Join Yvie for a free, casual heart-to-heart (and maybe even a coffee) on navigating the path to becoming part of the Fair Trade movement. Yvie can assist businesses with developing a Triple Bottom Line business approach.
30 Minutes | Free
Book Yvie for corporate or private events. A passionate crusader for sustainability and Fair Trade practices, Yvie is available to guide businesses and communities toward more sustainable, ethical practices.
Pop-Up Market and Ethical Styling
60 Minutes | Free
Have a special occasion on the horizon for a small group? Why not try something truly exceptional… Yvie can bring Fair Trade to you and your friends with a customised pop-up market in your own private space. As you and your friends consider outfit choices, Yvie can tell you the exciting stories of the pieces you select and how you’re making a difference to the planet (socially and environmentally).
60 Minutes | $50/Hour (max 5ppl)
Step up and become the designer with these unique upcycling classes. Join Yvie and Bree (From Cranki Franki) at the AWEAR design studio for a jam-packed hour of discovering all the things a simple needle and thread (and a bit of imagination) can achieve. Anyone of any skill level can achieve these classes – no experience necessary!
Ready to learn more about Fair Trade fashion? Try these…
Clean Clothes Campaign Aims to improve the conditions of garment factory workers worldwide
EPEA (Environmental Protection and Encouragement Agency) works with clients worldwide to apply the Cradle to Cradle methodology to the design of new processes, products and services.
Ethical Clothing Australia Assists local textile, clothing and footwear businesses to ensure that Australian workers receive fair wages & decent conditions
Ethical Consumer Ethical Consumer's primary goal is making global businesses more sustainable to improve their supply chain. They are an independent, not-for-profit, multi-stakeholder co-operative with open membership, founded in 1989 and based in Manchester, UK.
Ethical Fashion Forum The Ethical Fashion Forum (EFF) is a not for profit network focusing upon social and environmental sustainability in the fashion industry.
Ethical Fashion Forum: Partners-International Listing of international organisations who work with the Ethical Fashion Forum to further the goals of social and environmental sustainability in the fashion sector.
Ethical Trading Initiative (ETI) An alliance of companies, NGOs and trade union organisations dedicated to promoting and improving the implementation of corporate codes of practice which cover supply chain working conditions.
Fair Labor Association This US non-profit organisation is committed to ending sweatshop labour and finding new, sustainable solutions to exploitative labour conditions.
Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand, & Fairtrade Labelling Australia & New Zealand The Regional FLO Labelling Initiative.
Global Exchange Global Exchange is a membership-based international human rights organization
International Labour Organisation UN agency that brings together governments, employers and workers of its member states to promote decent work throughout the world.
Mistra Future Fashion (Sweden) The Mistra Future Fashion program is a research program on circular economy and serves for a future positive fashion industry. Its vision is to close the loop in fashion and clothing – enabling a systemic change in the Swedish fashion industry, leading to a sustainable development of the industry and society.
Social Alterations An education lab for Socially Responsible Fashion
Sustainable Apparel Coalition Addresses general sustainability issues in the apparel industry.
The Textile Exchange All kinds of resources and information about organic textiles. Overviews of the 2016 Organic Cotton Market Report and the 2016 Preferred Fibre and Materials Market Report available on request.
Textiles Environment Design (TED) TED has developed a set of practice-based sustainable design strategies that assist designers in creating textiles that have a reduced impact on the environment. Along with other research projects, they have designed The Ten, a set of sustainable design strategies for textile and fashion designers.
Textile Toolbox A resource for investigating strategies to implement more sustainable textile and fashion design
Verite Verité is an independent, non-profit research organization that partners with corporations, NGOs, governments, and international institutions. It aims to ensure that people worldwide work under safe, fair and legal working conditions