Production & Suppliers

CO Expo 2022: Impact pioneers

Find production partners that will work with businesses of all sizes - including meeting low MOQs. In partnership with Slow Fashion World

Impact Pioneers

The most successful, sustainable brands in the CO network all have something in common - strong partnerships with their suppliers that support every step in the production process.

Creating great, sustainable products, within budget constraints, is not easy. Discover pioneering suppliers who work with brand partners to jointly overcome challenges and achieve success. Brought to you in partnership with Slow Fashion World.

Impact Pioneers

The most successful, sustainable brands in the CO network all have something in common - strong partnerships with their suppliers that support every step in the production process.

Creating great, sustainable products, within budget constraints, is not easy. Discover pioneering suppliers who work with brand partners to jointly overcome challenges and achieve success. Brought to you in partnership with Slow Fashion World.

Slow Fashion World

CONSULTANCY, Sweden 

PARTNER

Best for: helping SMEs create, grow & scale loyal online communities that commit to purchasing their products and services.

Along with their marketing and storytelling expertise, SFW has a proven track record of organising hybrid events that increase international brand recognition and attract a value-driven community.

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Slow Fashion World

CONSULTANCY, Sweden 

PARTNER

Best for: helping SMEs create, grow & scale loyal online communities that commit to purchasing their products and services.

Along with their marketing and storytelling expertise, SFW has a proven track record of organising hybrid events that increase international brand recognition and attract a value-driven community.

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World Fair Trade Organization

MEMBERSHIP / CERTIFICATION BODY

PARTNER

Spread across 76 countries, WFTO members are verified as social enterprises that fully practice Fair Trade. To become a member, an enterprise or organisation must demonstrate they put people and planet first in everything they do. 

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World Fair Trade Organization

MEMBERSHIP / CERTIFICATION BODY

PARTNER

Spread across 76 countries, WFTO members are verified as social enterprises that fully practice Fair Trade. To become a member, an enterprise or organisation must demonstrate they put people and planet first in everything they do. 

Meet WFTO Members on CO

Herbal Fab 

MANUFACTURER, India

Best for: sustainable fabrics and complete garmenting services with a wide range of woven and knitted natural fabrics - with no MOQ.

GOTS-certified stitching factory offering a range of services from the sourcing of sustainable fabrics/accessories to the creation of finished products. All offcuts are repurposed.

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Herbal Fab 

MANUFACTURER, India

Best for: sustainable fabrics and complete garmenting services with a wide range of woven and knitted natural fabrics - with no MOQ.

GOTS-certified stitching factory offering a range of services from the sourcing of sustainable fabrics/accessories to the creation of finished products. All offcuts are repurposed.

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Knitwin Fashion 

MANUFACTURER, India

Best for: custom full package manufacturing from sourcing to export, with a range of 300+ fabrics available. 

Knitwin Fashion is a GOTS certified, French and Indian owned factory manufacturing sustainable and ethical fabrics and apparel. With 25+ years of experience, they work exclusively with a certified network of artisans and Oeko-tex and/or GOTS certified suppliers.

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Knitwin Fashion 

MANUFACTURER, India

Best for: custom full package manufacturing from sourcing to export, with a range of 300+ fabrics available. 

Knitwin Fashion is a GOTS certified, French and Indian owned factory manufacturing sustainable and ethical fabrics and apparel. With 25+ years of experience, they work exclusively with a certified network of artisans and Oeko-tex and/or GOTS certified suppliers.

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Motif Handmade

MATERIALS SUPPLIER, United States

Best for: customizable artisanal products using recycled and natural materials.

Motif Handmade produce handwoven, chemical free, zero-carbon fabrics. They offer low MOQs and oversee the order’s production, export and delivery. 

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Motif Handmade

MATERIALS SUPPLIER, United States

Best for: customizable artisanal products using recycled and natural materials.

Motif Handmade produce handwoven, chemical free, zero-carbon fabrics. They offer low MOQs and oversee the order’s production, export and delivery. 

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Organic Cotton Colours 

MANUFACTURER, Spain

Best for: European manufacturing services and organic cotton fabric with a fully traceable supply chain.

GOTS certified organic and regenerative cotton. OCC collaborates with more than 400 family farmers in Brazil, creating a positive social impact for more than 30 years.

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Organic Cotton Colours 

MANUFACTURER, Spain

Best for: European manufacturing services and organic cotton fabric with a fully traceable supply chain.

GOTS certified organic and regenerative cotton. OCC collaborates with more than 400 family farmers in Brazil, creating a positive social impact for more than 30 years.

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Powered by People 

SOURCING PLATFORM, Canada

Best for: connecting brands and retailers with ethical suppliers through their B2B wholesale marketplace. 

PBP offer secure transactions and support the full supply chain through production management software, order financing and cash advances.

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Powered by People 

SOURCING PLATFORM, Canada

Best for: connecting brands and retailers with ethical suppliers through their B2B wholesale marketplace. 

PBP offer secure transactions and support the full supply chain through production management software, order financing and cash advances.

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Aadhava Apparels 

MANUFACTURER, India

Best for: certified sustainable knitwear

Aadhava offer a wide range of knitted garments, home textiles, and accessories. They hold Sedex, GOTS, OCS, GRS & Fairtrade certifications and clients include Dedicated, Gary Mash, Elkline, Thokk Thokk.

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Aadhava Apparels 

MANUFACTURER, India

Best for: certified sustainable knitwear

Aadhava offer a wide range of knitted garments, home textiles, and accessories. They hold Sedex, GOTS, OCS, GRS & Fairtrade certifications and clients include Dedicated, Gary Mash, Elkline, Thokk Thokk.

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Sasha Association for Craft Producers

NGO, India

Best for: customisable handcrafted artisanal apparel, accessories, textiles, and wholesale products.

SACP are WFTO members and have been working with marginalised artisan producers since 1978. 100% of their profits are used for socially and economically empowering a community of 5000+ artisans.

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Sasha Association for Craft Producers

NGO, India

Best for: customisable handcrafted artisanal apparel, accessories, textiles, and wholesale products.

SACP are WFTO members and have been working with marginalised artisan producers since 1978. 100% of their profits are used for socially and economically empowering a community of 5000+ artisans.

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UseDem

MANUFACTURER, China

Best for: products made from used denim garments and discarded production inventory.

UseDem have collaborated with brands such as Adidas, Levis and Beyond Meat to make exclusive bags and accessories. They also conduct corporate workshops and seminars on sustainability and implementing a zero-waste textile strategy.


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UseDem

MANUFACTURER, China

Best for: products made from used denim garments and discarded production inventory.

UseDem have collaborated with brands such as Adidas, Levis and Beyond Meat to make exclusive bags and accessories. They also conduct corporate workshops and seminars on sustainability and implementing a zero-waste textile strategy.


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Visionise 

SOURCING AGENCY, Australia

Best for: streamlined design, development, and production services.

Visionise offer 3D sampling, digital pattern making, grading, and manufacturing. Their customers range from start-ups to established brands, including Minimaa, Adete and Abbie James.

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Visionise 

SOURCING AGENCY, Australia

Best for: streamlined design, development, and production services.

Visionise offer 3D sampling, digital pattern making, grading, and manufacturing. Their customers range from start-ups to established brands, including Minimaa, Adete and Abbie James.

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Here are some other suppliers across CO's network:

Artisan Hut, ARTISAN PRODUCER, Bangladesh - Fair-trade, handwoven products using 100% organic cotton.

Fairsew, MANUFACTURER, Cambodia - Full-service ethical garment manufacturing.

Citrus Fashions Pvt. Ltd., BRAND & SUPPLIER, India - Handloom weaving, embroidery and production.

Mehera Shaw Textiles Pvt. Ltd., MANUFACTURER, India - Fairtrade full-service custom manufacturing and hand block printing using sustainable fabrics.

Here are some other suppliers across CO's network:

Artisan Hut, ARTISAN PRODUCER, Bangladesh - Fair-trade, handwoven products using 100% organic cotton.

Fairsew, MANUFACTURER, Cambodia - Full-service ethical garment manufacturing.

Citrus Fashions Pvt. Ltd., BRAND & SUPPLIER, India - Handloom weaving, embroidery and production.

Mehera Shaw Textiles Pvt. Ltd., MANUFACTURER, India - Fairtrade full-service custom manufacturing and hand block printing using sustainable fabrics.

Five P Venture, MANUFACTURER, India - Sustainable and circular manufacturing of apparels, furnishing & fabrics.

KOCO, MANUFACTURER, Australia - B-corp certified full service manufacturing for 100% hand-knitted garments.

Masala Threads, SOURCING AGENCY, India - Full service agency for manufacturing ethical and sustainable collections.

2nd Innings Handicrafts Pvt Ltd, MANUFACTURER, India - Manufacturing sustainable fashion garments & white label textile products.

Five P Venture, MANUFACTURER, India - Sustainable and circular manufacturing of apparels, furnishing & fabrics.

KOCO, MANUFACTURER, Australia - B-corp certified full service manufacturing for 100% hand-knitted garments.

Masala Threads, SOURCING AGENCY, India - Full service agency for manufacturing ethical and sustainable collections.

2nd Innings Handicrafts Pvt Ltd, MANUFACTURER, India - Manufacturing sustainable fashion garments & white label textile products.

Purnaa Enterprises, MANUFACTURER, Nepal - Full-service manufacturing of certified Fair Trade garments.

Rochak handknit Craft, MANUFACTURER, Nepal - Hand-knitted and crochet products using premium wool and cotton yarns.

Victoria Road, BRAND & SUPPLIER, Pakistan - Sustainable apparel design and full-service manufacturing.

Montebelo, CONSULTANCY, Portugal - Research and development of sustainable materials, products and processes.

Purnaa Enterprises, MANUFACTURER, Nepal - Full-service manufacturing of certified Fair Trade garments.

Rochak handknit Craft, MANUFACTURER, Nepal - Hand-knitted and crochet products using premium wool and cotton yarns.

Victoria Road, BRAND & SUPPLIER, Pakistan - Sustainable apparel design and full-service manufacturing.

Montebelo, CONSULTANCY, Portugal - Research and development of sustainable materials, products and processes.

Mantis World, MANUFACTURER, UK - GOTS certified full-service manufacturing of organic blank garments.

Pattern Project, MANUFACTURER, UK - Bespoke cutting and sampling services to fashion studios.

Iconoclast, SOURCING AGENCY, US - End-to-end solution for American premium brands looking to manufacture in Europe.

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Mantis World, MANUFACTURER, UK - GOTS certified full-service manufacturing of organic blank garments.

Pattern Project, MANUFACTURER, UK - Bespoke cutting and sampling services to fashion studios.

Iconoclast, SOURCING AGENCY, US - End-to-end solution for American premium brands looking to manufacture in Europe.

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Do you have a specific manufacturing or fabric requirement?

Check out CO Create - our new tool that helps your ideal sustainable supplier find you.

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Do you have a specific manufacturing or fabric requirement?

Check out CO Create - our new tool that helps your ideal sustainable supplier find you.

Find out more

Revisit CO Expo 2022

Watch back and hear from Kunal Balar, co-founder at the inspirational Herbal Fab and Julia River, Project Manager at World Fair Trade Organization - plus six outstanding sustainable apparel production units catering for SME'.

Watch the recording of this session

Revisit CO Expo 2022

Watch back and hear from Kunal Balar, co-founder at the inspirational Herbal Fab and Julia River, Project Manager at World Fair Trade Organization - plus six outstanding sustainable apparel production units catering for SME'.

Watch the recording of this session

Common Objective (CO) brings together over 50,000 members dedicated to doing fashion better, from across the industry supply chain.

Make the most of CO by:

  1. Updating your preferences
  2. Building your network
  3. Creating a business profile
  4. Accessing resources and training

Let's build a fashion industry that works better for everyone. And the planet.

Common Objective (CO) brings together over 50,000 members dedicated to doing fashion better, from across the industry supply chain.

Make the most of CO by:

  1. Updating your preferences
  2. Building your network
  3. Creating a business profile
  4. Accessing resources and training

Let's build a fashion industry that works better for everyone. And the planet.


Visit the CO Expo 2022 Hub