Principle Three: Fair Trading Practices
Sunday, 30 October 2016 | Joanna
Our fair trade scarves are sourced from BAFTS member and scarf specialist Cool Trade Winds.
This small company works with a select number of producers in India, Indonesia and Thailand and over the past few years has been able to develop new designs which are so popular their Indian producer has increased the number of hand loom workers by 50. After paying a decent wage profits are ploughed back into the community in the form of health care and education.
By working on a very personal level with a small number of producers, owner Natalie is able to develop a strong professional relationship which means workers, producer and importer are happy and that can only mean happy customers as well.