Ethical & Fair Trade Brands List
Our Favorite Brands & Shops
Below is a master list of our favorite ethical and fair trade brands and boutiques which are changing lives around the world through the products they sell. All of them we have vetted for both their ethics and their social impact. And most we have either purchased from or seen their products, so we can vouch for their quality as well. Browse their products by category here.
"Creative Christian apparel & lifestyle products." 10% of sales go to fight human trafficking.
Works in a small town in Haiti to provide much needed jobs and hope to their community.
An online boutique "founded to support survivors of human trafficking and those at risk."
They "use fashion and design to drive positive change in the world by providing artisans with dignified job opportunities and inspiring customers to live meaningful lives." They sell jewelry handmade by women rising out of poverty in Uganda and Indonesia.
Direct trade coffee that is produced at and supports a Young Life camp in Nicaragua.
"A livelihood project created to help widows and single mothers" in the Philippines. They sell crocheted toys and décor on Etsy.
Adi Collective was started to offer meaningful employment and build relationships with refugees in the Pacific Northwest. They offer women's fashion and accessories.
A women's ethical fashion boutique where every customer can "celebrate the impact her purchase will make on another woman's life."
“A FAIR TRADE WORLD aides the life of an artisan by providing her with work; work enables her to rise out of poverty.” They offer handcrafted, fair trade, jewelry, accessories and gifts.
“Empowering survivors of human trafficking through meaningful employment” creating their women's apparel and custom printed t-shirts.
"AMAKA is a social enterprise founded in Jinja, Uganda." They sell high-quality home décor and accessories, which showcase the beautiful artisan work being done in Uganda.
Amani Ya Juu means "peace from above." Originally started with a group of refugee women in Kenya, many women now are experiencing God's peace after the trauma of their pasts through Amani sewing centers in Kenya, Africa and Uganda. They sell beautifully crafted, fair trade home goods, kids toys, stationary, women's fashion, accessories and more.
"An ethical boutique that gives back to adoptions."
Antastasis is the Greek word for "resurrection." Their mission is "to testify of the resurrection of Christ as a call to new life" through their fair trade apparel and accessories showcasing their special logo and message.
Anchored in Hope's mission is "to empower Haitian artisans to provide for their families with dignity." Their desire is "to inspire hope for a better tomorrow through our reliance on the anchor that we have in Jesus Christ."
They sell eco-friendly, fair trade travel tees for men and women, made in the U.S.
A fair trade shop supporting artisans around the world with a vision of "a world full of more fairness, altruism, love, beauty, art, and hope."
A subscription box that follows the footsteps of Jesus and delivers the experience of the Holy Land to your doorstep. Their quarterly box brings you food, crafts and content created by and supporting Israeli artisans.
Askinosie Chocolate trades directly with cocoa farmers, building relationships and paying higher than fair trade prices for their quality beans.
Leather goods handcrafted by artisans living on Lake Atitlan in Guatemala.
They work directly with coffee farmers in remote areas of Haiti. They pay above fair trade rates to offer true living wages for farming families . They also partner with their farmers to rebuild local schools that were destroyed by Hurricane Matthew.
Azizi Life’s vision is "to participate in local initiatives for the development of Rwandan communities, working towards physical and spiritual wholeness for all." They sell beautiful handcrafted, fair trade home décor.
Helps rural Azerbaijani women “earn much needed additional income and provides deeper purpose and hope in their lives,” by selling their beautifully hand knitted slipper socks.
“Uniquely artisanal, hand-crafted quality fashion, gifts, and accessories you can feel good about” from Malaysia. They offer men's and women's fashion and accessories.
"Born out of a vision to give the people of Haiti opportunities to earn money through honest and dignified work." They sell beautiful, stylish jewelry.
“Ethically made goods changing lives.” Their online boutique offers women's fashion and beautifully crafted home decor.
Works to rescue and provide a new life for boys and girls in slavery in Ethiopia. They offer handcrafted bags and scarves.
“Purchase a product – transform a life.” They offer handcrafted home goods, accessories and gifts and each one represents the story of a changed life.
Their mission is "play for good." Each toy and game is "handmade by the Maya of Guatemala, weaving together artistic creativity with fair trade and sustainable principles."
“BYTAVI is a project of Center for Global Impact, and is produced under fair trade principles by a team of talented seamstresses in Cambodia.“ They sell women's apparel and accessories.
A Facebook boutique offering ethical, affordable, stylish, modest clothing for women in a wide range of sizes.
"Built on the belief that giving job opportunities is the best way to provide HOPE for people in need." They offer home goods and jewelry, handcrafted in Brazil.
Crowned free employs human trafficking survivors on their way to building a new life and gives back to organizations fighting human trafficking around the globe through the sale of their women's apparel and accessories.
Creates "artisan jobs for North Carolina women living at high risk for sex and labor trafficking and vulnerable to food and housing insecurities," and sales their handcrafted accessories.
“Made to Engage. Made to Empower. Made in Haiti.” They offer shoes and accessories crafted from Haitian leather and upcycled materials.
Sells unique, fair trade jewelry, handcrafted in Guatemala.
“Works with over 100 artisans from women’s cooperatives, indigenous tribes and refugee groups, across six states of Malaysia,” to sell their handcrafted women's apparel, accessories and home décor.
“Together with women rescued from human trafficking, they create jewelry that carries their stories.”
Education and More, "a Christian nonprofit organization, strives to reduce poverty in Guatemala by providing
educational opportunities for students of all ages and by helping those we serve earn a fair income." They sell beautiful fair trade home goods.
Provides hope "to survivors of sex trafficking in Nepal" and sells elegant everyday wear for men, women and girls.
Elisha C. is on a mission to end poverty in Haiti "through job creation, education and empowerment." Their online boutique carries a variety of beautiful gifts handmade in Haiti.
Their fair trade coffee, tea and chocolate is sourced "directly from small-scale farmers."
Their mission is "giving hope to families in poverty and young women rescued from trafficking by providing sustainable livelihoods through income-generating projects." Every fair trade product they sell has a beautiful story behind it.
An ethical clothing boutique.
FairTrade Caravans works with schools, nonprofits and corporations to set up fair trade fundraisers and provides educational resources to go along with the fundraiser.
An online fair trade store which allows you to: "Buy cool stuff. Help real people."
"A faith-based, nonprofit organization that partners with indigenous Cambodian groups to prevent human trafficking and child exploitation by transforming communities." They offer beautiful fair trade scarves and upcycled bags.
“Freedom Studios by Simply Perfect is partnering with Call to Freedom to bring meaningful employment to survivors of human trafficking.” They sell candles and body care products.
“When you work with Gifts for Good, you are helping provide a livable wage to workers in poverty stricken areas across the globe.” They organize fundraisers that give back.
"Gift of Hope is an ethical fashion brand created to protect people and our planet while breaking the cycle of poverty through job creation and orphan prevention."
“Focuses on affordable goods that make a difference.” They sell a variety of fun tees for men and women, as well as gifts which give back.
“Create a positive impact in the world with each purchase.” Their gifts, home goods & accessories are eco-Friendly, cause-based, fair trade and vegan.
They sell hand knitted slipper socks from Azerbaijan on Etsy for men, women and kids.
An artisan marketplace which "exists to break the chains of poverty + trafficking + slavery."
“Devotes all profits to care for orphaned and vulnerable children" through The Global Orphan Project. They sell fair trade tees, sweatshirts and more for men, women and children and also do custom printing.
A Christian clothing and jewelry boutique that seeks to make a difference by "purchasing hand-crafted goods from the indigenous people of developing nations."
“Handmade jewelry that supports world-changers and cause-driven adventurers” through their fundraisers.
“A non-profit ministry, which empowers Kenyan people with the love of Christ by training and selling their handcrafted products.”
Originally invented to give children in poverty shoes that grow with them, these amazing sandals grow five sizes! And they continue to give back through the nonprofit Because International.
"Grounds for Restoration was created by a group of local abolitionists to support victims of human trafficking and violent abuse." 100% of the profit from their coffee goes to support anti-trafficking and restoration efforts through organizations like International Justice Mission.
Their amazing backpacks, totes and slings—with tons of pockets and a lifetime warranty—are sewn in their factory in war-torn northern Uganda, providing jobs and a new life to women who survived the war.
A marketplace that makes doing good easy, simple and fun, with a growing selection of products that have an impact.
Haiti Design Co. was founded in 2014 "with the goal to bring about sustainable development through design, training and job creation."
Their non-profit 1 Heart, 1 Mission joins "in partnership with orphanages, schools and various other ministries in Haiti" with a goal of "orphan prevention through job creation." They sell beautiful home decor, hand crafted in Haiti.
Their vision is "providing the economic, educational, and spiritual resources necessary to empower remote communities to rise above poverty."
“Handcrafting a world of difference.”
Direct trade coffee that gives back.
Ethically-made Christian apparel. 100% of the profits give back to charity.
"HUGG Mission Market creates a unique missional experience that invites shoppers to take part in fashion that fuels social change in under-resourced communities by purchasing products crafted in these communities." Profits are invested in their partner organization HandUp Global Ministries which equips young men who have aged out of orphanages in Haiti with "Jesus and jobs."
“Handmade products fighting poverty”
“Sustainable and ethically-made products that look good and feel good.” Their online boutique offers carefully curated home goods and body care products.
Handcrafted wooden watches and vegan handbags.
"Jubilee Trading Company strives to make a positive impact by creating good jobs with fair wages for skilled artisans around the world." They sell beautiful handcrafted leather accessories and home décor on Etsy.
Julie is a friend of mine who is on a mission to help others learn how they too can make a difference in the world. She sells products from the Noonday Collection. The name Noonday is based on Psalm 37:6. Their fair trade jewelry and accessories are creating meaningful jobs around the world and also give back to support adoptions.
"Karama alleviates poverty by restoring dignity through creative, purposeful work for artisans, beginning in Africa...Karama is especially committed to marginalized artisans, including women, HIV+ individuals, the disabled and the extremely poor." They donate their profits to send African kids to Young Life Africa camps.
They believe “you’re never too young to change a life on the other side of the world.” The idea for kid knits came from a 9-year-old girl who wanted to make a difference for Rwandan women in poverty by selling their handmade yarn. Now their knit kits are impacting lives in Rwanda and Chile and allowing the kids who purchase them to learn about other cultures and how they can make a difference.
Direct trade coffee on a mission, which is changing the lives of the farmers they partner with. My husband's favorite coffee and they offer free U.S. shipping over $35.
Handmade footwear for men and women, "designed for lasting comfort. Crafted with care using sustainable materials in a fair and empowering workplace."
"Every purchase impacts a life and every product is hand-signed by the lady who made it." They sell ethically-made apparel for men, women and babies.
Their mission "is to craft beautiful coffee, create purposeful work, and cultivate flourishing communities."
Offers jewelry and wraps, handmade by women in Cambodia, who would otherwise be at high risk for human trafficking.
Lazarus Artisan Goods is a social enterprise, offering handcrafted leather accessories. They are affiliated with Mission Lazarus, which has helped more than 100,000 people find dignity and purpose in Honduras and Haiti."
Their fair trade boutique exists "to shine light in the darkness to artisans around the world who create lovely products."
"Unique products handmade by refugee women living in Chicago." in Kentucky. They sell beautifully handwoven apparel, accessories, and home décor.
“Fair trade and ethically sourced discounted fashion.”
Their “fair trade, sustainable gifts and fine crafts uplift artists in Peru and Costa Rica.”
An ethical gift boutique which is "into you knowing the makers, because the story matters."
"Goods sourced ethically, traded fairly, and selected artfully.” Their online store carries a huge selection of stylish ethical clothing for men and women and handcrafted home décor.
A fair trade shop "on a mission to bring products from tropical lands where mangoes grow...to main street, USA." You can visit their shop in Annapolis, MD, or shop online to find their beautiful artisan-made goods, impacting 23 different countries.
"A market place designed to empower & market Haitian artisans in their work.” They are officially endorsed by the Apparent Project.
"The Maya Collection are handcrafted items created with love by a group of refugee artisans rebuilding their lives in Louisville, KY."
“Dedicated to empowering Mayan women in their quest to bring their families out of extreme poverty.”
They sell Palestinian handcrafts, which bring the beauty of the Holy Land into your home and help provide income for artisans struggling during COVID-19.
Their mission is "to blend quality design with artisan craftsmanship". They pay "fair prices in the local context, offer fair credit terms with prompt payment and promote flexible work places for women."
"Mercy House exists to engage, empower and disciple women around the globe in Jesus’ name." They started a maternity home in Kenya which rescues girls and their babies from the slums and also provides jobs for their mothers.
"Giving the gift of life transformation" by partnering with artisans in Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
“All natural and sustainable Eri silk yarns and fibers for makers who like to create.”
Naupaka is an ethical Hawaiian boutique whose mission is "to glorify God in all that we do, to provide our clients with access to worldly goods made by empowered artisans and talented designers, and to create a warm, welcoming, family friendly space for everyone."
Jewelry "made in freedom" by women in Thailand discovering dignified employment through Nightlight International.
The story behind Papillon began when a young mother was in the process of adopting from Haiti and discovered most of the "orphans" in the orphanage had living parents who simply could not afford to feed them. So was born Papillon Enterprises, which focuses on "orphan prevention through job creation."
"Changing lives through empowerment, environmental education and employment." They take the plastic bags which otherwise litter the streets of Haiti and upcycle them into beautiful creations.
"Designed to help moms who care about the world make a difference in the lives of other moms." They welcome refugee moms in North Carolina and come alongside them as they navigate a new culture and language. They sell lovely home décor and jewelry.
Their "one-of-a-kind goods craft opportunity for women to thrive." Their beautiful baby products, jewelry and essential oils are handmade in Haiti.
“Prodigal Pottery is handmade by women fleeing homelessness, domestic abuse and sex-trafficking outside of Birmingham, Alabama.”
They hire and teach women coming out of rehabilitation programs in the U.S., to start them on the path to a sustainable life and to realizing their value. They sell jewelry and handbags.
Fair trade, organic coffee which gives back.
An ethically-conscious women’s fashion boutique.
“How you shop can change a life.” An ethical fashion and styling boutique that gives back to fight human trafficking
Their jewelry is "beautifully crafted by young women rescued from human trafficking."
They sell products handcrafted by widows from their partner churches in Africa.
The mission of Rahab's Rope is "to give hope and opportunity to women and girls that are at risk or have been forced into the commercial sex trade of India." They provide "a safe and loving environment that will enable them to grow and develop both physically and spiritually." They offer a beautiful collection of fair trade accessories, women's apparel, home décor, toys and gifts.
“On top of supporting the women who made them, the items you purchase are a way for you to raise awareness for Rapha International and the work we are doing to combat child slavery and sexual exploitation.” They sell accessories and home décor.
Redemption Market's purpose is "to offer a unique shopping experience, featuring hand-crafted, fair trade, and sustainable goods that make every purchase meaningful and memorable."
The Re:new Project is a faith-based, Christian, nonprofit organization that serves refugee women in the Chicago area. Their desire is "to provide a space for refugee women to thrive as they rebuild their hopes and dreams in the United States." They sew bags, accessories and baby gifts from upcycled materials.
“The first shared closet for littles - capsule wardrobes that grow with them!” A subscription box providing eco-friendly, gently used clothing for babies and toddlers.
Rethreaded's mission "is to renew hope, reignite dreams and release potential for survivors of human trafficking locally and globally through business. Rethreaded provides a second chance at life through employment for survivors of human trafficking in Jacksonville, Florida." They offer a unique collection of accessories and gifts.
An online ethical women's fashion boutique which is "empowering women in Haiti through job creation, ethical fashion and thoughtful design."
"Rosie's greeting cards exists to create jobs for mamas in Haiti." They also sell home decor, baby gifts and jewelry, handcrafted in Haiti.
"Sak Saum is a ministry dedicated to the prevention, rescue, restoration, transformation, and rehabilitation of vulnerable and exploited women, men and children." They sell beautifully-made fashion and accessories which fight human trafficking
Fair trade wedding gowns “that pair a life-changing story with each handcrafted gown for the standout bride who wants to make the most impact with her choice.”
"Recycled saris are re-imagined and hand-stitched in the kantha style by a woman impacted by human trafficking and the commercial sex trade." They offer a beautiful selection of bags, accessories, home décor and baby gifts made from those upcycled saris.
Donates 100% of profits to charities believing that "together we can make a difference, one piece of jewelry at a time."
"A nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, farmers, and their families out of poverty." One of the first fair trade organizations, Serrv has been impacting families around the globe for 70 years with their high quality home décor, accessories, women's apparel and gifts.
Their "mission is to help provide dignified employment for Haitian artisans by promoting a line of ethical fashion products." They offer apparel, accessories and home decor, made in Haiti.
Shop With a Mission, a fair trade marketplace, is the retail division of Heavenly Treasures. They have a huge selection of affordable fair trade gifts and every one has a beautiful story behind it. All of their profits are given back to the artisans who make their goods.
Their goal is to make easy for you to switch your everyday purchases to sustainable products. Their online marketplace aims to be a one-stop-shop for ethically-made goods.
Their jewelry is beautifully handcrafted on the Thai-Myanmar border and Sojourn Studio “offers respite along life’s way for young women who have big hills to climb.”
“SoloHope seeks to RENEW hope and EMPOWER individuals through a MISSION-DRIVEN approach providing economic development, education and discipleship.” They sell home décor, jewelry and coffee from Honduras.
Their sale of their gorgeous jewelry "restores hope to women escaping human trafficking and exploitation in Asia."
Symbology “merges artisanal fabric techniques with fashion forward designs.” Their fair trade women’s clothing is stylish and available in wide range of sizes.
Tagua by Soraya Cedeno is a globally-inspired, Fair Trade jewelry brand, creating beautiful and unique jewelry” which is sustainably made from organic tagua nuts by artisans in Ecuador.
"The original fair trader," started in 1946 and today they are breaking "the cycle of poverty and impacting the lives of 20,000 makers in 30 developing countries." They sell an amazing collection of fair trade gifts, accessories and home décor, both online and through their retail shops across the U.S.
They sell sustainable, comfortable apparel, and for every purchase, they plant ten trees.
Their tees for kids are made in the USA out of organic cotton and recycled polyester, with positive messages to inspire kids to be kind.
An online women's fashion boutique selling products "made by women facing extreme challenges such as human trafficking, abuse, addiction, disabilities, disease, extreme poverty, and more." Buying their beautiful clothing, accessories and gifts allows these women to "take life’s lemons and make lemonade."
“Providing hope and social empowerment by skills training” and through the sale of their handcrafted home décor and toys.
"Shop with purpose" at this small boutique offering ethical, handmade and fair trade fashion.
"Feather your nest" with their beautiful handcrafted home décor, bringing hope to women in Rwanda who have suffered a traumatic past.
"Partners with artisans in Guatemala to produce handcrafted shoes.” Their stylish women's boots and flats are highly sought after.
Their fair trade bags and totes are "sewn in India by women who have made the brave choice to journey out of the sex trade and into freedom" and also give back to fight human trafficking in the U.S.
Michele, who runs this store, is a personal friend of mine and her heart and passion to follow God's calling to make a difference in the world through selling fair trade gifts and ethical home décor is an inspiration to me.
“Handmade, Fair Trade goods empowering widows in India.” They sell beautiful women's fashion and accessories on Etsy.
100% of proceeds of their "World Changing Coffee" are donated to provide clean drinking water to those in need around the world.
“The women who create Timbali Crafts help to feed more than 3000 orphans and vulnerable children each day in rural Eswatini, Africa.” They sell accessories, home décor and gifts for kids.
Sells gifts and accessories made by women whose "story has changed from pain and struggle to a story of hope."
On a mission "to rewrite the story of fast fashion." Their eco-friendly clothing is made as you order them, eliminating fashion waste.
Vi Bella means “beautiful life.” They believe "everyone deserves a life filled with beauty, hope, dignity and purpose." Every purchase of their beautiful jewelry and accessories "provides life-changing employment in areas that lack resources."
Their mission is "to equip refugee women for long-term success through vocational training, personal development and fair wages." They offer employment and hope to refugee women in the Dallas area through their kids clothing company.
“Vida Plena exists to empower women in the Dominican Republic to break the cycle of poverty” and sells their beautifully crafted jewelry.
50% of their profits is given back to the country where their fair trade gifts and home décor are produced.
They are re-training and upskilling local farmers in Volcanic coffee growing regions whilst supporting fair trade and rainforest certifications also. 1% of their sales give back to charity:water.