Green Banana Paper: Turning waste into wealth for native islanders of Kosrae, Micronesia

Green Banana Paper are turning a sustainable resource of banana fibers into stylish wallets for men and women in efforts to create a sustainable and ethical alternative to leather, as well as jobs for the indigenous people of a remote island in the Western Pacific. The wallets, which are being developed by a small community on the island of Kosrae, Micronesia, utilise community-based resources and … Continue reading Green Banana Paper: Turning waste into wealth for native islanders of Kosrae, Micronesia

TOMS One for One concept inspires social entrepreneurs behind sustainable eyewear

The story behind TOMS is well-known. The brand behind the One for One concept – “With every pair purchased, TOMS will give a pair of new shoes to a child in need” – has given over two million pairs of new shoes to children in need since it began in 2006. TOMS distribute shoes to more than 50 countries around the world including Argentina, Peru, … Continue reading TOMS One for One concept inspires social entrepreneurs behind sustainable eyewear