Overall Rating: Certified

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“Fair Trade essentials to office wear”

Indigenous is an OG sustainable brand featuring everything from essentials to more elevated pieces and office wear. All of the pieces are made from natural fibers like organic cotton and eco-friendly Tencel. Indigenous is also Fair Trade certified and committed to making the lives of their artisans in Peru better.

Overall Rating: Certified

ShopMens | Womens

Home Country: USA

“Fair Trade essentials to office wear”

Eco-Stylist Certified
Indigenous is an OG sustainable brand featuring everything from essentials to more elevated pieces and office wear. All of the pieces are made from natural fibers like organic cotton and eco-friendly Tencel. Indigenous is also Fair Trade certified and committed to making the lives of their artisans in Peru better.

Transparency

Three Leaves Earned
Rated: Excellent
  • All of their garments are made by artisans in Peru and some of the garments are signed by the makers and profiled on their website.
  • Indigenous sources their raw materials, such as organic cotton and Alpaca wool, from local artisans in Peru, rather than factories.

Fair Labor

Three Leaves Earned
Rated: Excellent
  • Indigenous provides fair wages within the local context, exceeding local and national averages.
  • Indigenous pays fair prices for the wool they use to make their garments.
  • Indigenous provides well-being programs for their artisans including childcare, clean water access, and physical enrichment classes. They also invest in local education, community grants, and zero-interest loans to help their artisans develop economically.

Sustainably Made

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • Indigenous works with independent cotton farmers to achieve organic certification and the use of 100% organic certified cotton.
  • Indigenous sources naturally colored alpaca wool in order to promote biodiversity within the alpaca herds.
  • Indigeous uses low-impact dyes and Oeko-Tex approved chemicals.
  • Every year Indigenous saves 45,600 lbs of Carbon Dioxide and 13 million gallons of water. They also manage to keep 400 lbs of pesticides off land.
  • Indigenous can improve Sustainably Made by developing a circular initiative to help ensure their clothes stay out of the landfill.

Last Updated: 03/28/21.

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