Raven + Lily was created to alleviate poverty among women. They currently help employ over 1,500 marginalized women at fair trade wages to give them access to a safe job, sustainable income, health care, education, and a real chance to break the cycle of poverty for themselves and their families. Raven + Lily is committed to providing beautiful and unique modern minimalist products that are made by hand, follow fair trade standards, and honor the eco-friendly commitment.

Raven + Lily is a B Corporation, and was named the Best for the World in Community Impact. As a certified B-Benefit Corporation, they are committed to:

  • employing at risk, impoverished women to improve their livelihood
  • eco-friendly practices in our sourcing of materials and our design processes
  • honoring traditional artisan crafts and techniques
  • providing sustainable fair trade wages
  • creating exclusive, modern designs that reflect the beauty and culture of the women who create them
  • donating back to our artisan communities for healthcare and educational needs

They are also members of the Fair Trade Federation, as well as the Ethical Fashion Forum, and were given the Sustainable Brand Leader for Jewelry Award.

You can read more about their organization and find more of their products on their website: http://www.ravenandlily.com