Cultural preservation

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Female empowerment is the key to raise /develop / encourage/ foster /increase awareness about sustainability and care of nature. One empowered woman can make a lot of changes into herself and her environment. This is the way to change the world: make women happy. The woman must remember the wisdom

VOZ

for profit

VOZ makes modern luxury fashion that is co-designed and hand-made by rural artisans in Latin America. Fair trade and ecologically sustainable, VOZ empowers the previously hidden culture of its artisan partners and bridges rural communities to the global fashion market through collaborative design.

ANTHILL Fabric Gallery

for profit

ANTHILL (Alternative Nest and Trading/ Training Hub for Indigenous/ Ingenious Little Livelihood seekers) works to preserve and promote Philippine weaving traditions among the younger generation through contemporary application to provide sustainable livelihood among community weaving enterprises.

TRAMA VERDE

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La producción de moda a nivel industrial ha acarreado problemas económicos y medio ambientales, por lo cual es necesario un cambio. Ante este panorama, México emerge con una gran tradición textil y técnicas eco-sostenibles que pueden recuperarse y generar una moda más creativa y más verde.

Yayasan Planet Indonesia

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

We revitalize traditional art work through integrating cultural preservation into the economic empowerment of indigenous women. We focus on preserving local culture and traditions represented in textiles by creating and enhancing profit-making opportunities.

Gugu Lifestyle Brand

for profit

Gugu is a lifestyle brand which seeks to preserve and enhance the weaving culture of the Philippines' Bicol Region. By transforming traditionally handwoven textiles into contemporary bags, our social enterprise empowers women weavers by re-introducing their dying craft into the mainstream market.

Planet Indonesia

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

We identify profit-making strategies through founding green communal business groups to bring economic stability to communities that rely on the unsustainable harvest of resources and wildlife as a basic source of income.

 

 

 

Tengri

for profit

Tengri is a brand built by people unwilling to settle for the status quo. We aspire to bring noble fibres to the forefront of the fashion industry, helping to protect wildlife and support the nomadic herders’ way of life, which is threatened by rapid industrialisation and land degradation.

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