26 Apr '13, 7pm

fashion!

Overseas suppliers are an extension of your business and thankfully, there are now more fair-trade garment factories than ever before. One great example is the Samaki Sewing Network , which is a socially responsible full service garment manufacturing business based in Phnom Penh , Cambodia, run by my friend Rachel Faller. I visited them last fall and saw smiling workers in a clean and happy environment. While Samaki can’t match the volume of the doomed Bangladeshi factories in question at the present moment, it has plans to scale up. If American companies took more pride in sourcing ethically, more fair-trade options like Samaki could easily grow to meet the demand.

Full article: http://www.ecouterre.com/how-can-we-make-sure-our-clothes...

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