Labor Voices is facilitating more transparency in international labor markets by crowdsourcing intelligence from directly from laborers via mobile phone surveys and using it to push for changes within supply chains.

    Adriana is fostering a sustainable fashion movement by establishing global mechanisms to enable rural Andean producers full and consistent access to global markets, while also shifting mindsets in the fashion industry.

    Rebecca van Bergen is transforming the lives of millions of home-based workers in the apparel and home design industries by bringing their profession into the formal economy.

    The estimated female population in rural Bangladesh is estimated to be 55 million, out of which only 5.9 million are engaged in livelihood activities (BBS, Labor Force Survey 2002). It is further estimated that 75% of the population lives in rural areas, often excluded from formal market...

    Leila is creating and growing a grassroots movement led by students and heritage activists’ and cultural entrepreneurs to restore the vibrancy of the Medinas’ throughout Tunisia. She is doing this through creating an economic dynamic that speaks true to its heritage and increasing the cultural...

    Gabriel is introducing a new system for supporting microentrepreneurs by offering innovative asset-based microloans and creating a hub that connects them to equipment suppliers, peers, and potential clients while supplementing this with technical education and training. Gabriel´s financing options...

    María is transforming the apparel industry in Europe by creating an open and scalable strategy implemented across the whole value chain that promotes a sustainable and affordable textile production and consumption. María works closely with the key stakeholders in the European textile industry and...

    Chid Liberty is changing the paradigm in the African manufacturing industry, by pioneering ethical manufacturing in Africa earning the continent’s first Fair Trade Certification by Fair Trade USA. He has built a system where workers are treated fairly, social services are provided, and their health...

    The estimated female population in rural Bangladesh is estimated to be 55 million, out of which only 5.9 million are engaged in livelihood activities (BBS, Labor Force Survey 2002). It is further estimated that 75% of the population lives in rural areas, often excluded from formal market...