Bag production workshop in Kenya © Louis Nderi & ITC Ethical Fashion Initiative


Instituto-E is a public organisation in Brazil promoting sustainable human development. Instituto-E aims to encourage public awareness of sustainability, social and environmental issues. Insituto-E acts as a consultant to brands, organisations and other entities to encourage and guide their sustainable development.

Instituto-E and the Ethical Fashion Initiative have partnered since 2013 working together to develop the project in Haiti, involving the Brazilian brand Osklen, to develop a capsule collection with local artisans. The Ethical Fashion Initiative is also working closely with Instituto-E to develop a hub involving artisans from Brazilian favelas to manufacture fashion accessories using sustainable materials.