Today, on World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development we celebrate the central role played by our culture in inspiring the vegan handbags we make. We passionately believe in the power of our cultures to create equitable, fair and sustainable development, helping nations thrive while we live with respect and gratitude towards our communities and environment.
On the International Day of Cooperatives, we launched the Sri Lanka Dumbara Hana Weavers Association with our traditional artisans. This was realising a long held ambition to organise the artisans into a cohesive group that will empower artisans further their own economic, social and cultural wellbeing.
The fashion industry is producing too much too often and we took part in the Ethical Fashion Hackathon to join forces with like minded ethical fashion pioneers to find a solution where together we proposed a legally binding framework covering the complete value chain of a fashion product.
Synthetic leathers are popular vegan materials, but are highly toxic to both the environment and humans. Thankfully, sustainable vegan materials are becoming widely available and with a few easy steps, you too can find the perfect vegan fashion item that is good for the people and planet.
Human activities are causing increasing levels of stress on ecological systems and the effects are coming back to haunt us. Fashion continues to play an unfortunate role in this ecological destruction, harming biodiversity. But, we can make ethical and conscious fashion that'll protect our environment and protect us.