Our Seal

What does ‘Repair the World® Approved’ mean?

rtw-peopleThe Repair the World® Seal of Approval is your guarantee that the products displaying this symbol are made by companies that embrace the Triple Bottom Line framework of people, planet and prosperity PEOPLE: products are made in facilities that adhere to strict health and safety standards, pay fair wages to workers, and do not employ children PLANET: manufacturers are committed to choosing processes that are environmentally friendly, minimizing the drain on the world’s precious, limited resources PROSPERITY: products benefit more than just the user, as a portion of the companies’ profits support non-profits and/or communities where the products are made in improving infrastructure and helping people and communities in becoming self sufficient. All manufacturers that bear the Repair the World® Seal of Approval hold themselves accountable for the total impact they have on the world for current and future generations.

How does Repair the World® apparel meet these requirements?

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  • All our cutting and sewing facilities are ethically and quality compliant as approved by independent third party certifiers. Partners and suppliers adhere to Repair the World®’s strict code of conduct and have met the standards of an intensive and recurring review process
  • We make certain that our processing has the absolute minimum impact on the environment. Our products are made sustainably from recycled polyester and recycled cotton fiber, and use no added dyes.
  • We dedicate a portion of our profits to two non-profit partners whose mission is to provide microcredit and education to help impoverished women establish their own businesses and to help themselves, their families, and their communities rise out of poverty
  • Through operating by example, Repair the World® apparel hopes to create widespread, much-needed change, as well as inspire positive action everywhere.