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Pala Eyewear

Pala Eyewear

PALA is on a mission. A mission to put an end to poverty, to protect the planet and to enable all people to enjoy peace and prosperity.

It’s easy to say, but much harder to put into practice. They’ve started by putting this mission at the heart of everything they do. From the products they make, the materials they use, the business practices they employ and the partners they select to work with, they’re working hard to walk the talk.

They admit they’re not there yet, but ultimately, their goal is to create a business that puts people and the planet before profits and ethical and sustainable practices at the forefront of their operations.

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Hopeful Traders

Hopeful traders collaborate with people affected by homelessness and mental illness Hopeful Traders is different to other social projects.

Rather than just reinvest profits into charities supporting those affected by homelessness and mental illness, they collaborate with people who have experienced or do still experience those issues. They are the ones who's creative talents and voice we give a platform to and they choose the organisations that we support.

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Disco Dust

These biodegradable glitters and gels are used as tools to create, to express yourself, to be free and to inspire others to do the same. We want to look after the environment in style and have fun while we do it.

After launching online in November 2016, Disco Dust has grown from strength to strength, regularly seen across the catwalks of London and Milan Fashion week, in campaigns for Nike, and Bacardi Rum, on the drag queens of east London.

Each pot of biodegradable glitter is individually hand poured in the UK to guarantee perfection in every product and make all you disco lovers sparkle even more than you already do!

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Madlug

Madlug was founded in 2015 by Dave Linton. A man whose only experience in the luggage industry was bags of enthusiasm. This 40-something Youth Worker was heartbroken to learn that most children in care transport their worldly belongings in a bin bag. In that moment, Dave set out to do something about it. With just £480, he started Madlug and came up with a ‘Buy one Give one’ approach: for every bag you purchase, one will be given to a child in care.

There are over 90,000 children in care in the UK and Ireland. One child enters the UK care system every 15 minutes. What’s more, over half are victims of neglect or abuse. Because children in care aren’t given a voice, the public don’t know about the problems they face every day. Which is why it’s so important that their story is heard.

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James Lucy

James-Lucy

James Lucy is a social enterprise, and watches are the first in hopefully a large range of products that will generate money for them to donate to their panel of charities around the world. James Lucy endeavor to always donate AT LEAST 50% of their profits each year to charities, as voted for by their customers.The #Time4 campaign is one that they will be running across all of their social media handles to generate interest in the donations they will be giving. Each year, the proceeds will be donated to at least three charities.

Friends of the Earth Trust Trees for CitiesCool Earth  The Red Cross Charity:Water Save The Children Make-A-Wish Worldwide Cancer Research British Heart Foundation          
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Elvis & Kresse

Since 2005 Elvis & Kresse have been rescuing raw materials, transforming them into luxury lifestyle accessories and donating 50% of profits back to charities.

In 2005 Elvis & Kresse had a chance encounter with the London Fire Brigade. When they learnt that London's damaged decommissioned hoses were headed to landfill they mounted a rescue. They set up Elvis & Kresse to save it. For over a decade none of London’s fire-hose has gone to landfill and over 170 tons of material has been reclaimed.

In 2017 the Burberry Foundation partnered with Elvis & Kresse to tackle the even greater global problem of leather waste. This Five-year partnership will see at least 120 tonnes of leather off-cuts from Burberry recrafted into new luxury items, designed and sold by Elvis & Kresse.

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Glow

Glow Twist Snood

Glow are pioneering a new expression of Ethical Ath-leisure accessories which champion style, safety and social impact.

As a Social Enterprise they innovate functional fashion, aiming to make high – vis accessories a part of your everyday wardrobe. Their adaptable accessories change with the wearers needs, providing night responsive, light reflecting accessories for the safety + style conscious city dweller.

Their range is fashionable in the day and functional at night.

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Power A Life

Every time a Power A Life product is sold, they empower a child in a developing country with the gift of a solar light. These empowered kids can walk home safely from school, do their homework at night and have all got better grades as a result of the gift of light.

Power a Life started out as nothing more than an ambitious idea from two students whilst at uni. Jeremie and Stephen started building the company in a bedroom in Glasgow's South Side between lectures, until eventually it became their full time jobs.

From humble beginnings with a bold vision, Power a Life now sells the world's most empowering chargers and is positively changing school children's lives in some of the poorest countries in the world.

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GlobalWAKEcup

GlobalWAKEcup was born after old friends Buffie and Nick got together to reminisce about their time together in the music industry.

Nick says "Having put the world to rights, we got chatting about David Attenborough's now iconic Blue Planet II series and realised we both wanted to do something about the single-use plastic issue it raised... Along with Blue Planet and the film A Plastic Ocean, this fact gets us out of bed every single day" 

Each year 100 billion single-use coffee cups end up as landfill, that's enough to fill The Royal Albert Hall a 1000 times over

But with a problem this big, where do you start? The thinking behind what they do is part education and part real world solutions, backed up with 10% of profits going directly to their charity partners - The Marine Conservation Society. They believe small changes to our daily routine when multiplied across the globe can make a huge difference to our shared Oceans...... "It's only 1 plastic straw said 7.7 Billion people" is a line that has helped inform our thinking and also "If you can't reuse it , refuse it"..... In addition to the alternatives to single-use cups, bottles, straws and bags we offer, GlobalWAKEcup also get stuck in with beach cleans and promote initiatives like Plastic Free July. They are also planning some very special events with our new friends at The Royal Albert Hall and have talks, podcasts and workshops in the pipeline with some influential artists, musicians and actors all contributing their thoughts on sustainability and other environmental topics.

The UK Government estimates our total annual coffee cup waste equates to 30,000 tonnes and suggest that by 2025 more than 3.75 billion disposable cups could be used per year in the UK alone - staggering! What's worse is that of those 3.75B disposable coffee cups currently used, just 0.25 % are recycled. Our reusable WAKE products are made from sustainable, recyclable materials like farmed bamboo, stainless steel and double-walled glass. More and more of us are turning our backs on the throw-away society, so join the revolution by only choosing reusable.........WAKEcup and smell the coffee!

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Been London

Been London

Been London turn materials that would otherwise end up in land-fill into gorgeous things that you’ll want to use every day. Everything you see from their range has been something else in a previous life and is made by hand in their studio in London.

Their firm belief is that ethical products can look beautiful without costing the earth. This is why they search the world for the newest circular technologies and most sustainable solutions. 

They are a passionate bunch and want those landfill-bound materials to stick around so that you could hear their amazing stories.  

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Elephant Branded

Elephant Branded Clipper

One Elephant...One Idea. Supporting education in Africa and Asia.

Why do some children have the right to an education whilst others don't? By buying one of their products, they will donate a school kit to a child in Africa or Asia. Simple as that.

Elephant Branded aim to make a positive, long term, and sustainable change to the communities that produce their products and the children that receive their school kits. One Elephant...One Idea.

You buy one ethically made, recycled bag or related product and they will give one ergonomically designed school bag and kit to a child in Africa or Asia. Simple as that. Elephant Branded pay a fair, competitive wage to local villagers who make their bags out of locally sourced, recycled materials. Not only do they get a fair, reasonable wage but they also have the opportunity to learn valuable skills that permit them to have a sustainable, effective way to get out of poverty. Then they sell it to people like you. The Elephant has just stepped outside. Now we have to keep him there.

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