People Tree are recognised by customers and the fashion industry as a pioneer in ethical and environmentally sustainable fashion. For over 25 years, People Tree has partnered with Fair Trade producers, garment workers, artisans and farmers in the developing world to produce ethical and eco fashion collections. Fair Trade is about creating a new way of doing business; creating access to markets and opportunities for people who live in the developing world. People Tree are helping to alleviate poverty in the world's most marginalised communities.
Founded in 1989 by British social entrepreneur Safia Minney, People Tree is the pioneer of ethical and environmentally sustainable fashion. People Tree aims to be 100% Fair Trade throughout their supply chain and purchase Fair Trade products from marginalised producer groups in the developing world. They have transformed ethical fashion into something contemporary, accessible and desirable. They design and produce high quality, sustainable, fashionable products for women and men as well as collaborating with leading designers to produce unique collections.
With People Tree, you can trust that your goods are made ethically and sustainably. All garments are made with organic cotton and sustainable materials, using traditional skills that support rural communities. They also work hard to ensure that they pioneer sustainable methods of production to minimise environmental impact. They choose natural and recycled products over synthetic and non-biodegradable materials and not only is the majority of their cotton certified organic and Fairtrade, all their clothes are dyed using safe and azo-free dyes.