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Organisation Fellowship 500 members
Please find listed below organisation members of the FELLOWSHIP 500. Profiles are regularly added to this list.
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Fount of Mercy
Profile: Fount of Mercy builds indigenous African organizations’ capacity to provide educational and vocational opportunities for the orphans, vulnerable children and caregivers in their communities. Fount builds said capacity through technical support, resource mobilization and grant making in the following four program areas: educational development, vocational development, health education and organization development. Fount work to build the capacity for local indigenous organisations who are exhausting their means to provide for their community. A project that helps achieve this is the collaboration with The Go Exhange, 12 Ugandan artisans have been employed to create hand-bahtiked scarfs for a fall 2013 collection.
Pioneering in: Providing opportunities to children care givers in developing countries.
Fellowship sector: Organisation.
La Fabrique Éthique de Montréal
Profile: La Fabrique Éthique de Montréal is a social entreprise that aims to revive traditional skills and knowledge by promoting the production of eco apparel and accessories in Montreal, Quebec. Founded by Sonia Paradis in 2011, La Fabrique Éthique de Montréal engages consumers in the production of sustainable fashion by offering coaching focusing on adjusting, reusing and recycling existing materials. The company use eco couture classes to raise awareness about the challenges facing the fashion industry and empower consumers by allowing them to alter, embellish, adjust and upcycle their own garments.
Pioneering in: Ethical education and awareness raising.
Fellowship sector: Education / Courses.
The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS)
Profile: The Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) is recognised as the leading processing standard for textiles made from organic fibres worldwide. It defines high level environmental criteria along the entire supply chain of organic textiles and requires compliance with social criteria as well.
Pioneering in: Defining the standards of Global Organic Textile production.
Fellowship sector: Supply sector-Textiles.
Responsible Trade Worldwide
Profile: Responsible Trade Worldwide (RTW) audits organisations and their supply chains to achieve ethical standards of practice, manage brand reputation and optimise workforce productivity. Their on and offline tools capture the voice of the worker across operational, sustainability and people practices, producing industry-benchmarked data and actionable insight. Their customers rely on RTW Assessments to shine a light on the culture of a business in order to enable performance improvements and mitigate organisational risks.
Pioneering in: Assessing organisations or supply chains to achieve ethical working conditions.
Fellowship sector: Supply Chain.
The Sustainable Angle
Profile: The Sustainable Angle is a not for profit organization which initiates and supports projects which contribute to minimizing the environmental impact of industry and society. Their project ‘The Future Fabrics Expo’ focuses on the fashion industry and how its environmental impact can be lowered through innovation in the textile industry, and novel ideas to transform the fashion system and design practice. As well as organizing The Future Fabrics Expo, their London studio houses a collection of over 600 fabrics with a lower environmental impact, and is available to visit by appointment.
Pioneering in: Innovation in the sustainable textile industry.
Fellowship sector: Trade shows