People and planet at the heart of corporate mission.
Taking action on interconnected crises is now a moral imperative for company leaders, according to the MCI Insights Summary. Whether it’s regarding climate change, poverty, workers’ rights, biodiversity loss, textile waste, or pollution — we know that all these issues are connected in different ways.
Kalani, a Belgian linen company, works closely with farmers to establish a fair and transparent supply chain. The end result? 100 per cent organic and fair trade cotton.
"We provide them the security that we will work with them directly. They know that we are going to pay the right price for organic and fair trade cotton. We provide long term commitments that then help them to get loans from NGOs and banks," said Bruno Van Steenberghe, founder of Kalani.