Interview with Safia Minney on Growing an Eco Empire

Interview with Safia Minney on Growing an Eco Empire

Safia Minney Monday, 1 October 2018

Safia Minney is a force of nature in the fashion industry. She is the founder of sustainable clothing company People Tree and author of several highly read ethical fashion books. She’s also contributed to the fair fashion documentary True Cost by Livia Firth, which is a must-see. In this video, Safia shares her sustainable fashion business journey and top tips for building a successful, ethical business.

In this video, you'll learn:

  • What continually motivates Safia.
  • About becoming the first international fashion company to be certified 100% Fair Trade by the WFTO.
  • Why reviving and cherishing handcrafts is so crucial to Safia.
  • How Safia partners with celebrities and influencers.
  • The catalyst for businesses that are responsible and successful.

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