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Every time we purchase something we make a decision about the type of world we want to live in. When you buy Little Yellow Bird, you are buying a whole lot more than just a uniform. We are so proud to work with and support amazing organisations that are changing the world. Last month one of the cooperatives we support
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There are around sixty million people that work in the fashion industry, yet somehow we seem to have forgotten that clothes are made by people. Each garment we choose to buy and wear has the capacity to impact dozens of lives. The origin of the product, how it is consumed and finally disposed of can either positively o
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Last month I was one of three New Zealanders selected to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in Silicon Valley. The summit brings together entrepreneurs and investors from around the world with the aim of creating new opportunities for investment, partnership, and collaboration. The summit had a big focus o
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Part of the Little Yellow Bird philosophy is supporting the communities where we source our raw materials, this includes providing micro-loans to support income generating projects and educational scholarships aimed at keeping girls in school. Sasmita was the first girl we supported - she is the only girl child in her
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All Little Yellow Bird uniforms are made under fair conditions. Our men's and women's business shirts are all made in a small factory in Bangalore, India. The sewing unit is a Fairtrade certified factory that employs primarily women (and two men) from low income communities. Everyone receives free training, an above av
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