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Mata Traders Winner of People & Planet Award

Mata Traders, a local fashion brand that sells beautiful clothing and designs crafted by artisan organizations and women’s cooperatives in India and Nepal that educate, employ and empower women, has been named a winner of Green America’s quarterly People & Planet award, which recognizes innovative small U.S. businesses that deeply integrate environmental and social considerations into their strategies and operations. 

Mata Traders supports artisan families that struggle to compete with low-cost and often exploitive textile factories in these nations. All apparel and accessories are designed in Chicago and handmade with fair wages under safe working conditions.

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