Based in Silver Spring, Maryland, 9FIBER is a disruptive, clean-tech, ag-tech, advanced materials and manufacturing company dedicated to replacing petroleum and timber-based materials in multiple product formulations. The Company’s proven, patented technology platform creates high-value, sustainable, carbon sequestered, hyper-clean, engineered long fiber and cellulosic materials from low value hemp-derived agri-waste feedstocks in under 30 minutes.
About ADA Cosmetics
ADA Cosmetics has been developing and producing high-end hotel cosmetics and dispensing systems for the hotel industry for more than four decades. The company currently serves around 20,000 customers worldwide. Working with primarily 3- to 5-star group accounts as well as independent hotels, the company specializes in offering bespoke solutions. ADA’s portfolio of more than 20 brands features luxury, boutique-style and international designer names alongside bio-certified natural cosmetics lines. The company is also an innovator and market leader specializing in hygienic dispenser systems.
The entire value chain of the ISO 14001 certified company is geared towards environmentally friendly, sustainable business practices. With its own manufacturing facilities in Europe and APAC, Europe’s leading supplier of branded hotel cosmetics is headquartered in Kehl, Germany, and employs more than 600 staff in over 50 countries across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and the USA. www.ada-cosmetics.com
delfort is the global innovation leader in the development, manufacturing and distribution of specialized and functional papers.
Through exceptional collaboration between people, technology and expertise, our family-owned group delivers specialized products, outstanding service and customized solutions across the tobacco, pharmaceutical, food and labeling industries. This includes cigarette-, plugwrap – and tipping base paper, packaging paper for fast food, thin papers for leaflets, religious literature and catalog printing and publications, label base paper, graphic papers, papers for electrical applications and printed products. delfort secures high process competence across the supply chain through carefully selected partnerships with reliable suppliers.
Headquartered in Austria, delfort proudly employs more than 3,120 people in six plants across Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Finland and Vietnam and seven converting facilities in USA, Mexico, Germany, Bulgaria, Malaysia and China. In 2021, delfort achieved a consolidated turnover of EUR 909 million.
Founded in 2013 by twin brothers Mike and Alex Faherty, Faherty is a family-run business fueled by purpose and optimism. The brand’s goal is to build a new American legacy by creating high-quality, sustainably-minded, feel-good favorites that will bring joy to wear. Alongside the brothers is the third co-founder and Alex’s wife Kerry Docherty, whose legal background in human rights has contributed to her success as the brand’s Chief Impact Officer. With Faherty’s passion for mindfulness and community integration, Kerry brings the lifestyle brand full circle with their acclaimed Sun Sessions programming, Native Partnerships, Sustainability initiatives, and many more campaigns and nonprofit partners dedicated to giving back.
At RBX Créations we develop innovative materials under our brand name Iroony® from sustainable feedstock such as hemp or flax, directly sourced at the farmers with a particular focus on by-products. With our patented process we extract a pulp suitable for applications in textile fibers, packaging materials, with the goal to offer versatile alternatives to standard, polluting options.
About James Cropper
James Cropper is a world-class advanced materials and paper products group, with an operational reach in over 50 countries. Using materials from cotton and wood to carbon fibre the business supports industries from packaging to digital imaging and aerospace with products that are at the cutting edge of performance.
James Cropper is a specialist, providing niche solutions such as materials essential for a hydrogen fuel cell, a bespoke colour and texture for a luxury brand’s packaging or moulded fibre alternatives to single use plastics.
James Cropper has a rich heritage at the Burneside mill, the company was established in 1845, and respectfully manufactures on this site, in the foothills of the English Lake District. The business is renowned globally for its dedicated responses to custom projects and its award-winning commitment to the highest standards of sustainability.
The Burneside mill location is the official Head Quarters for James Cropper PLC and all associated businesses.
About Pukka Herbs
Pukka Herbs was established in 2001 by ethical entrepreneur Tim Westwell and practicing herbalist Sebastian Pole.
Pukka’s organic teas and supplements are crafted by a team of world-leading herbal experts, using the highest quality herbs and spices, that are fairly and sustainably sourced from around the world.
Pukka’s experts combine traditional wisdom with scientific research to lovingly create each blend, bringing you the very best of nature’s power.
Pukka has set an ambitious climate goal – to be net zero by 2030 – and has an approved Science Based Target to reduce emissions in line with 1.5°C of warming. Pukka balances its emissions every year through investing in nature-based projects in the countries it sources ingredients from. Pukka is a founding B Corp in the UK and a passionate member of 1% for the Planet, giving 1% of sales to environmental and social projects
About Seaman Paper
Seaman Paper, headquartered in Gardner, Massachusetts, is a leading global manufacturer of environmentally sustainable specialty paper and packaging solutions. The family-owned company has been making paper in Massachusetts since 1946. Over the last decade, Seaman Paper has grown domestic and global manufacturing operations to meet the needs of their customers worldwide. The company’s paper-based, sustainable solutions help customers protect what is most important to them. To learn more about Seaman Paper, visit www.seamanpaper.com.
About Sunset Lover
Sunset Lover is an Australian resort wear brand that was born to leave a zero footprint.
We take a modern approach to design, employing circular design strategies focused on inclusivity over seasonality and trends.
We care deeply about our people and planet, so we’re continually investing time and resources into developing new ways to be better. Every decision we make, from our garment design and wearability to our thoughtfully sourced fabrics are made to support our environmental goals.
tentree is an earth-first lifestyle apparel brand whose mission is to plant 1 billion trees by 2030 to drastically reduce climate change. Every tentree purchase has a purpose: for each item sold, the company and its partners plant trees where they’ll create the most impact around the world. With nearly 100 million trees planted to date, tentree is becoming the most environmentally progressive sustainable apparel brand on the planet. For more information, visit tentree.com or follow on Instagram @tentree.
WE-AR4 is a New York-based responsible fashion brand focused on immediate sustainable impact, founded in 2021 by Anna Bakst and Michele Rutigliano. We are fashion industry veterans who believe that responsibility to the planet is an obligation, not an option.
We tap our decades of combined experience to rethink the traditional fashion system. Our approach is to reinvent the process from the inside out, crafting our designs from luxury deadstock and upcycled materials sourced directly from World Class factories and European mills. By doing so, we create a direct path to climate-positive impact, finding a new life for materials that would otherwise become waste.
Where others see an obstacle, we see an opportunity to evolve an industry we love and to give customers responsible choices they love. WE-AR4 fosters an attitude of responsibility by building a community that believes positive impact is the currency of the future.