STANDARDS & MEMBERSHIPS
MADE FREE maintains the follow standards and belongs to the following organizations in support of our mission.
We are a low profit social enterprise with a mission to provide life-changing jobs over profits. We use the finest eco-friendly, vegetable tanned, biodegradable leather. We use certified organic cotton that meets GOTS (Global Organic Textiles Standards) and Eco-friendly, vegetable tanned leather in crafting the majority of our products. Our factory partners are required to meet or exceed the WFTO (World Fair Trade Organization) standards.
We are also members of the following organizations who are aligned with our mission.
Social Enterprise Alliance is the national membership organization and key catalyst for the rapidly growing social enterprise movement in the United States. Serving as a voice for more sustainable social impact.
Established in 2009, the American Sustainable Business Council is a network of businesses and business associations that have committed themselves to the triple bottom line of People, Planet, and Profit. ASBC members believe that sustainable business is good business, and a sustainable economy is a prosperous and resilient one.
PovertyCure is an initiative of the Acton Institute that seeks to ground the battle against local and global poverty in a proper understanding of the human person and society, and to encourage solutions that foster opportunity and unleash the entrepreneurial spirit that already fills poverty-stricken areas of the developed and developing world.