Monday, March 15, 2010

New Loan to Indigneous for Ground Breaking Project

Former RSF borrower Indigenous Designs has just received another loan from RSF, this time in the form of a Project-Related Investment(PRI). The new loan from RSF will specifically support Indigenous Designs as they work with Transfair USA to create the very first standards and procedures for a U.S. apparel and home goods Fair Trade Certifications.

Click here to read more regarding Indigenous' new ground breaking project on Fair Trade apparel:

"Pioneering companies like Indigenous Designs will pave the way for consumers to demand more information about working conditions at factories and farms where their clothes are made", says Todd Stark, Transfair COO, of the collaborative project between the two organizations. Watch this short video to hear some other perspectives (including that of RSF CEO Don Shaffer)on the exciting progress Indigenous has made in their field: