Mulberry endeavours to make a difference to the people, environment and communities it works with in a number of ways.
Sustainability and Packaging: Mulberry are in the process of implementing a new concept that will reduce packaging production, cardboard waste, transportation of stock and carbon footprint.
Charity and Community: Mulberry has an active programme of donating money, product and support to charities, schools and colleges in their local community and industry. The charities they support are those assisting education, design, craft, music and welfare of people and animals. They also often make one off donations to disaster relief efforts and development charities. They also have a well-established apprenticeship programme training young people in Leather Goods Manufacture to give skills to a new generation of artisans.
Fair Partners: Mulberry will only work with partners who have signed their Global Sourcing Principles and Animal Sourcing Principles, and they endeavour to use fair trade alternatives whenever suitable or available.
Animal Welfare: All leather is sourced ethically and only from partners that adhere to strict sourcing guidelines and must be CITES http://www.cites.org/ certified. Snakeskin is no longer used.
We have given Mulberry our blue butterfly trust mark in recognition of these achievements. To find out more about the blue butterfly, click here.
This brand ensures their suppliers have policies preventing forced and/or child labour.