Aussie Happy Pants® is a Design brand of meaningful products for conscious, proactive shoppers with a passion for design. Blending art and culture happy pants brings hand made collections of colourful, happy clothing and accessories for mindful shoppers. Happy Pants is an ethical fashion business fellow at the Ethical Fashion Forum.
Aussie Happy Pants is Home to the original Happy Pants®, The comfiest, coolest pants ever.
Happy Pants products are designed in Australia and hand tailored in the Andean mountains, coastal areas and altiplanes of South America. Since starting Happy Pants has also made connections with families in South East Asia and we are able to offer an additional selection of designs, materials and textures in clothing and accessories.
Happy Pants provide meaningful jobs for many families and with Fair Trade at the core of our business, families benefit directly through education and are able to improve their lifestyle.
At Happy Pants we are deeply involved in Economic, Social and Environmental programs. Happy Pants recognises that economic development, social development and environmental protection are interdependent and mutually reinforcing components of sustainable development. We have developed a business with sustainability at its core and we are proudly working towards achieving local and international sustainable goals set on our manifesto.
Ecology is a branch of science concerned with the relations between organisms and their environment. As such great efforts in measurable manners have been put at all levels of our operations to ensure a minimal impact on the ecology. Design of products, production techniques, transport and final delivery to end customer is carefully planned / designed with respect to the ecology. Moreover, Aussie Happy Pants invests in renewable energy projects through climate friendly in order to offset carbon emissions.
Happy Pants is taking action with Climate Friendly
Projects to offset carbon emissions include, wind, biomass, forestry management, etc. For a list of all projects and to click here.
People Products & Planet
People: Happy Pants benefits Customers and Producers. Having a positive impact at both ends and throughout our operations we have a strong social commitment to:
- Who makes our products and how it impacts their lifes
- Who buys our products and how it impacts their lifes
Products: Our commitment to design with a conscience is at the core of our business.
- NO mass production
- All of our products blend art and culture of south american communities
- Our products are Life-Cycle conscious. From raw materials to production, use recycle and return to earth
Planet: We take great pride in lessening out impact to the environment.
- Locally grown materials are sourced during production
- Sustainable techniques are tough to producers
- How well is it made? how long will it last?
- How is it packaged? How is it transported? How is it delivered?
Happy Pants & Kiva
As part of our social commitment Happy Pants empowers entrepreneurs in developing countries via Kiva
We strongly believe in empowering people around the world to create value and improve their lives and their families, this enables growth in their local communities and economies. We have chosen to empower entrepreneurs in the developing world through micro-lending with Kiva.org.
You can join our team and contribute to this cause here.
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