Social Impact

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OUR MISSION

Taking care of the business side of the creative process.

To provide artisans, crafters and artists a safe and inclusive space to showcase their talent and creativity, and sell their products to a broader online audience outside their immediate local communities through an eCommerce platform. And also, to provide access to a national network of makers for mutual help, support and growth.

OUR VALUES

Our Social Values are underpinned by the Sustainable Development Goals of United Nations.

UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 8

DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH

Support local economies

Help create work or business opportunities

UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 5

GENDER EQUALITY

Empowering women in business and marketplace

Encouraging diversity and inclusion

UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 12

RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION

Support use of sustainable material and low carbon distribution model

Raising awareness on sustainable consumption and lifestyles

UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL 3

GOOD HEATH AND WELL BEING

Boost general health and mental well-being

Alleviate loneliness and isolation

Social support and positive relationships

Social Impact

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT TO MAKERS

Workshops to support makers for:

  • Business and professional development
  • Online marketing and social media
  • Professional photography of products
  • Support with business upscaling
  • Development of soft skills

ETHICAL AND SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS PRACTICES

Provide living wage to all Artisanry Co. employees’

Develop low carbon value chain including distribution model

Help makers source sustainable local raw material suppliers’

Support innovation in sustainable craft

EMPOWER WOMEN IN BUSINESS

Encourage more women makers to sell online

Provide safe environment for women from BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) background

Support ‘Returners to work’ for employability

GOOD HEALTH AND WELL BEING

Development of Artisanry communities to support:

  • Improvement in confidence
  • Reduce social isolation
  • Improved mental well-being

LOCAL COMMUNITIES AND LOCAL ECONOMIES

Support local artisan markets

Support local makers

Work with local communities on art and craft-based projects