Value Chain: Where does your work fit into the apparel value chain? [check all that apply]
Raw Materials, Manufacturing, Consumption.
Your Role: What is your relationship to the apparel industry? [check all that apply]
Sourcing Manager / Supply Chain Manager, Supplier - contractor, Supplier - subcontractor, Trading Company Representative.
Target Population: What stakeholder groups do you engage or empower in your work? [check all that apply]
Auditors, Brands, Consumers, Corporations, Designers, Retailers - Department Store, Retailers - Specialty Store, Retailers - Mass-merchandise Chain, Retailers - Discount Chain, Sourcing Manager / Supply Chain Manager, Supplier - contractor, Supplier - subcontractor, Trading Companies, Women.
Lever for Change: Select up to 3 ways your work is helping to transform the industry.
Capacity Building, Standards, Training.
Is your project targeted at solving any of the following key barriers?
Consumers Aren't Motivated to Care: Neither Compelling Reasons Nor Easy Means to Change Consumption Habits.
Does your project utilize any of the innovative design principles below?
Disrupt Business as Usual: Target Key Players Who Can Influence the Bottom Line.
Innovation Inspiration: When you first conceived of your project, did you think of it as applicable to the apparel industry?
If you answered "no" to the previous question, which industry was your project originally aimed at transforming?
● Replicating in the Apparel Industry: If your project didn't initially target the apparel industry, how are you specifically tailoring it to do so now?
Are you nurturing or inspiring others to be changemakers? If so, how?
Yes, we aim to inspire our artisan partners to be growing, job-creating businesses and our artisan women to be community leaders
● Tell us about the partnerships that enhance your approach. How have you collaborated with others in the industry to increase your impact?
Key partners in elevating artisan practice and product, including mills, testing houses, audit partners, and like minded brands.