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ONE432

Products: Clothing, Denim, Shoes, Women’s, Men’s, Unisex

Brand Details

Company

Based in

Founded

CEO

Empowerment

ONE432 LLC

New York, USA

1996

Ammar Belal

BIPOC-Led, Small Business

Brand Story

ONE432 is a social impact fashion brand that embodies an unprecedented standard of Equality, Transparency and Responsibility within the fashion industry. Through our “equal share” design philosophy, we give back 50% of our profit to our artisans and to sponsor the education of underprivileged children in Pakistan. Our products are hand-crafted and employ sustainable practices and materials, and our website has custom-designed trackers that show sales and profit-share in real-time. We have a wide variety of products, from shoes and slippers to t-shirts and hoodies.

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When you choose our eco brand partner, you help make the world more sustainable.

Brand Transparency

Who answered our brand transparency questions?

Faisal Khan – ONE432.

Fair Trade

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How do you ensure "Fair Trade" manufacturing? If your manufacturing or the manufacturing company you work with is certified, please list these certifications.

Our artisans are paid above-market wages. In addition to this, they earn a share of every product sold, thereby making them our partners in profit. This enables them to earn livelihoods much higher than their peers. More than half of our workforce is comprised of women. Our staff work in a clean, hygienic and comfortable workspace.

Social Justice

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How do you ensure "Social Justice" with your internal and external corporate environment?

We pay our staff above-market wages. In addition, our artisans earn a share of each product sold, effectively making them partners in the company. This enables them to earn sizeable bonuses, with cumulative earnings mush higher than their peers. More than 50% of our staff is comprised of women.

Recycled Material

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Which "Recycled Material" do you work with? What makes this material sustainable? And what makes it better compared to conventional material?

Our cotton is handloom woven and 100% recycled.

Upcycled Material

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Which "Upcycled Material" do you work with? What makes this material sustainable? And what makes it better compared to conventional material?

Our leather and denim are upcycled, collected from leftover stock from leather and denim factories We use vegetable dyes.

Local Production

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Where and why are your products manufactured "locally"?

All our products are made locally, with an in-house team sourcing materials from nearby factories and markets, and hand-crafting the products in our facility.

Handcrafted

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You stated that at least 50% of your total product range is"Handcrafted". Please briefly explain how your handcrafted manufacturing process works.

All our products are meticulously hand-crafted by our artisans. Our cotton is woven on a hand-loom and our shoes, clothes and household items are hand-stitched and hand-embroidered.

Zero Waste

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Which processes in your supply chain are "Zero "Waste"?

We are a one-stop design and manufacturing unit, which enables agility and efficiency. Our handmade products are made-to-order, and we have zero-waste production.

Give Back

Charity Social Integration

What organization do you donate to? Why is it important for your brand to "Give Back"?

We proudly give back 50% of our profit to our artisans, as well as to schools in order to support the education of underprivileged children. We also have a special fellowship that commits essential resources to finance, incubate, and mentor aspiring black artists.

Cultural Support

How do you "culturally support" local traditions and communities, democratic politics and education, especially in the countries where your brand operates?

We are playing our part in reviving a 400 year old craft of hand-crafting traditional shoes, in a new and exciting way. Through the sale of our products, we are funding the education of many underprivileged children in Pakistan. Women constitute more than 50% of our workforce.

Eco Packaging

You have indicated to use "Eco Packaging". What makes your packaging more sustainable than conventional packaging.

Listed: 1 January 2021
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