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“Bags ethically made in Ethiopia”

Parker Clay is a certified B Corporation. They make luxury bags and accessories from the highest quality, hand selected leather. They create timeless pieces while also creating opportunities for vulnerable women in Ethiopia to escape prostitution and become economically independent.

Overall Rating: Certified

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Home Country: USA

“Bags ethically made in Ethiopia”

Eco-Stylist Certified
Parker Clay is a certified B Corporation. They make luxury bags and accessories from the highest quality, hand selected leather. They create timeless pieces while also creating opportunities for vulnerable women in Ethiopia to escape prostitution and become economically independent.

Transparency

Two Leaves Earned
Rated: Good
  • Parker Clay has one factory, located in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 
  • Parker Clay has more than 150 employees in their Ethiopian factory, 80% are women.
  • Hear from their community here.
  • Parker Clay developed a Center of Excellence to address challenges their employees face and provide personal and professional development.
  • Parker Clay can  improve Transparency by providing a list of their suppliers.
  • Parker Clay can also prompt the consumer to think about the maker by including the makers name on the tags.

Fair Labor

Three Leaves Earned
Rated: Excellent
  • Parker Cay welcomes open discussions among makers through a monthly Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony. 
  • Their Center of Excellence provide job and soft skill training.
  • Parker Clay provides their makers with self development workshops, classes, and team events.
  • The employee contracts are in line with the Ethiopian Labor Standards, while providing additional benefits.
  • The contracts are also based on USD to protect from currency fluctuations.

Sustainably Made

One Leaf Earned
Rated: Fair
  • Parker Clay products are handmade and sourced from tanneries that use by-product leather.
  • Their suppliers recycle 100% of their water.
  • Parker Clay offers free repairs and recyclable packaging.
  • Parker Clay can improve Sustainability Made by creating a plan to reduce waste.

Last Updated: 03/28/21.

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