Ethical Business Resources
Cut & Sew Services
Looking for an ethical factory or business that offers cut and sew services for your ethical fashion brand? Below you will find ethical and fair trade resources that can bring your fashion designs to life.
(Fair trade contract manufacturing, offering high quality cut and sew services for your designs. Ethical, sustainable, transparent and pays a living wage, employing marginalized people and survivors of exploitation. They utilize GOTS certified fabrics and offer organic options.)
(They provide job training and fair wages to impoverished women in India. They offer cut and sew services, including customizable apparel, organic accessories, and reusable packaging.)
(Custom cut and sew services that support refugees. They will bring your pattern to life.)
(Fair trade manufacturing services in India. They manufacture apparel for women, children and babies and home linens using eco-friendly organic cotton fabrics.)
(An Australian-based company that offers design and/or manufacturing services for scarves, bags, aprons and lifestyle products through their GOTS certified, SEDEX approved factory in India.)
Virtue + Vice
(Excellent FREE starter course on how to start a conscious clothing line or ethical fashion brand.)
(They offer a free factory match to connect you with the right factory for your apparel brand.)
(They offer services for ethical fashion brands, including matching you with ethical fabric sources and ethical factories manufacturing clothing and accessories.)
(They keep a database of ethical fabric suppliers and cut and sew services for ethical fashion brands. They offer both free and pro memberships.)
KOCO: Knit One Change One
(Hand knitted fashion and homewares for your brand and each product comes with a QR card which customers can scan to read the story of the woman who made it.)
(Design, sourcing, product development and production management services for conscious businesses. They also have their own ethical cut and sew factory.)
To The Market
(Ethical sourcing, supply chain, manufacturing and cut and sew resources for businesses)
Ethical Fashion Designers and Supporters
(Join this public Facebook group to connect with ethical fashion designers, brands and manufacturers from around the world and to get sourcing ideas for your brand.)
Source My Garment
(Books, courses and coaching on responsible offshore manufacturing.)
Business consultation and support services aimed at helping social good businesses succeed.
Looking for products for your store? Browse our list of mission-based brands which offer wholesale.
Resources to help you design and set up your website and online store.
Where to find wholesale ethical, sustainable and deadstock fabrics for your ethical fashion brand.
Get started easily with an online fair trade store by selling drop ship.
Free resources that teach SEO basics to help your website get found online.
Paid and free resources to help you get your business found on social media.
How to set up affiliate marketing to promote your brand or shop.
Where to buy ethically-made custom business logo products and custom wholesale products.
Cut & Sew Services
Where to find ethical cut and sew services to supply your ethical fashion brand.
Where to find eco-friendly packaging supplies for shipping your ethical products.
Paid and free resources that can help you market your brand or store.
Links to information on fair trade/ethical certifications.
Resources for tracing your supply chain and finding ethical and sustainable sourcing options.