You may be familiar with the “Fair Trade Certified” symbol and its assurance that some of the money spent on a bag of coffee or bar of chocolate goes directly to its producers and stays in their community. Patagonia, in partnership with Fair Trade USA, now makes clothes that provide the same benefit.
WICHITA, Kan., May 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Matano has officially launched its first line of Fair Trade Certified™ sports apparel today on Kickstarter. Matano is a new sports brand with a mission to provide ethically made sports gear for the “Everyday Athlete”.
Bay Area-based nonprofit Fair Trade USA works across a wide range of industries to ensure ethical production of consumer products. The group's Fair Trade Apparel program, which was established in 2012, grew an astonishing 358% in 2014.