People Tree

People Tree is the pioneer of ethical and environmentally sustainable fashion. Founded in 1989, People Tree is the first international clothing company to be awarded the World Fair Trade Organisation Fair Trade product label. This guarantees People Tree’s dedication and compliance to the Principles of Fair Trade, covering fair wages, working conditions, transparency, capacity building, environmental best practice, gender equality and setting standards for conventional fashion companies to improve their supply chains.

The brand’s mission is as follows:

  • TO SUPPORT producer partners’ efforts towards economic independence and control over their environment and to challenge the power structures that undermine their rights to a livelihood.
  • TO PROTECT the environment and use natural resources sustainably throughout our trading and to promote environmentally responsible initiatives to create new models to promote sustainability.
  • TO SUPPLY customers with good quality products, with friendly and efficient service, and build awareness to empower customers and producers to participate in Fair Trade and environmentally sustainable solutions.
  • TO PROVIDE a supportive environment to all stakeholders and promote dialogue and understanding between them.
  • TO SET AN EXAMPLE to business and the government of a Fair Trade model of business based on partnership, people-centred values and sustainability.

People Tree Research Reports

People Tree Impact Report