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Fair Trade

‘When buying any of our products you can assured that we do everything we can to make the world a better place. A significant amount of our time and profit goes to making this happen.’ - Love Coco

We pride ourselves on our commitment to ethical and sustainable trading and we put our money where our mouth is, which is why we are members of the following associations:

What is BAFTS?

BAFTS stands for the British Association for Fair Trade Shops and Suppliers. To be a member of BAFTS means that we adhere to certain ethical and fair trade principles; we are committed to promoting and selling products that are produced in a way that supports:

  • Fair Wages
  • Good Working Conditions
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Ethical Business Practices

What it means to be a member of BAFTS

Being a member of BAFTS typically involves:

  1. Selling Fair Trade Products: As a member we sell products that meet fair trade standards, and ensure fair wages for producers, safe working conditions and sustainable sourcing.
  1. Supporting Artisans and Producers: All of our bowls are created employing local artisans and producers in South East Asia, which helps them gain access to markets and receive fair compensation for their work.
  1. Promoting Ethical Business Practices: We operate our business in an ethical and transparent manner, respecting the principles of fair trade. Read more here on the 10 Principles of Fair Trade.
  1. Advocating for Fair Trade: Being a BAFTS members means that we play a role in raising awareness about fair trade principles and advocating for fair trade practices in the wider community.

Giftware Association

As members of The Giftware Association, we are part of a trade association focused on the giftware and home accessories industry in the United Kingdom. As members we adhere to certain industry standards and codes of conduct to maintain professionalism and quality within the giftware sector.

The Living Wage Foundation 

We ensure that all our staff, no matter what they do, get paid well above the minimum wage and The Living Wage. By paying the real Living Wage, we are voluntarily taking a stand to ensure our employees can earn a wage which is enough to live on.

 

Click here to read more.

Good Business Charter

The GBC is an independent not-for-profit organisation working with organisations such as ourselves, to give a benchmark for ‘Good Business’ which is accessible to all. The Good Business Charter measures behaviour over 10 components:

  • Real Living Wage
  • Fairer Hours and Contracts
  • Employee Well-Being
  • Employee Representation
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Environmental Responsibility
  • Paying Fair Tax
  • Commitment to Customers
  • Ethical Sourcing
  • Prompt Payment

 

You can read more on the Good Business Charter here

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