Kreyol Essence

2018

Kreyol Essence

Kreyol Essence, a natural hair and skin care line made with organic oils grown in Haiti. The company was recently featured on ABC’s Shark Tank. But before that win, Kreyol Essence was awarded the Untours Foundation UnDreamed Of Award.  Its founder, Yve-Car Momperousse, is Haitian-American and started her work in Haiti in 2009, ahead of

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Yellow Leaf Hammocks

“Do good. Relax.” This brilliant motto captures the dual mission of Yellow Leaf Hammocks, which creates sustainable and independent employment for neglected and oppressed rural tribes of Thailand. These “People of the Yellow Leaves,” the Mlabri, create beautiful handcrafted hammocks which are sold on the international market for the benefit of these hardworking, family-oriented communities

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Wash Cycle Laundry

Clean Laundry. Clean Planet. Clean Slates. This is the motto of Wash Cycle laundry, an ecologically smart laundry service. Founded in 2010 in Phialdelphia, this innovative laundry and linen rental service company provides commercial laundry services to hotel and businesses, with a focus on those that are poorly served by industrial laundries. They pick up

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tonlé

On a Fulbright Scholarship, tonlé founder Rachel Faller saw the human and economic impact of fast fsshion first hand. Upon her return, she set out to forge a kinder path with her zero-waste clothing company. They go above and beyond our dreams by making beautiful apparel from after-market fabric remnants and garment scraps. Their mostly

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Senda Athletics

Senda makes Fair Trade soccer balls emphasizing good craftsmanship, the joy of playing, and improving lives along the way. Argentina-born, California-based Santiago Halty wants to change the business of soccer balls, support soccer nonprofits, and bring back the fun and community of a casual street game. As he says, “We hope to inspire the millions

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Pachamama Coffee

Pachamama Coffee Cooperative is a 100% farmer-owned coffee growers cooperative, administrated in Sacramento, California. It brings together thousands of growers from Peru, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico, and Ethiopia and guarantees that 100% of profits go back to the farmer-owners. Pachamama offers a wide range of premium organic coffees and offers consumers interesting, exciting, and innovative ways

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wearwell

Wearwell is a home delivery fashion service that uses savvy stylists to personalize looks for its clients and ships them boxes of hand-picked items to wear or return. Their difference is that wearwell sources its clothing, handbags, and jewelry from companies that are screened for fair wages and labor practices and environmental responsibility. Pieces are

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South Philly Food Co-op

The South Philly Food Co-op is a community grocer owned by members of its racially, ethnically, and economically diverse South Philadelphia community. As they state on their website. “Our mission is to use food as a force for good – at our tables, in our community and for our planet. The Co-op offers fresh, local

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